At the University of Vaasa, we think out of the box in order to build a sustainable future. We are a university that invests in the quality of research and teaching in order to tackle the challenges of our time. We educate responsible and internationally-minded leaders and experts. We are well known for our high-quality education and inspirational teachers. Our expertise in the fields of business studies, technology, administrative sciences and communication forms the core of our university. Our discipline-based research is complemented by our phenomenon-driven research platforms.
The position is offered initially for 1 year with a starting date at the beginning of March/April 2021 or as agreed. The position is located in the School of Technology and Innovation with close co-operation with the VEBIC Research Platform.
You will be part of an international team working in multiple challenging projects, at the forefront of research and development of novel combustion engine technologies. The focus is on model-based development of advanced engine solutions supporting our industrial partners in conforming to straightening emissions and noise regulation in marine and off-road sectors. Our goal is to have an ultra-efficient, large-bore gas engine meeting restrictive China II/Stage V emission norms demonstrated in a relevant environment by 2024. We realize this goal by heavily relying on model-based hardware and control development verified on the state of the art experimental facilities. To this end, we are seeking for motivated researchers (several positions) with experience of at least one of the listed fields:
You will also be supporting the development of new project proposals in your field attracting new funding opportunities.
All tasks are agreed in more detail in the Annual Work Plan. The annual working time for the Project Researcher (PhD Student) is 1612 hours.
To be eligible for a full PhD student position, the candidate is required to participate in a separate application process which is arranged twice a year in order to be admitted and enrolled as a doctoral student at the University of Vaasa. For more information about eligibility and the application process, please visit the Graduate School's website: https://www.univaasa.fi/en/research/researcher/graduate_school/.
Fluent written and spoken English language skills are mandatory in the position.
Inspirational work environment
The position is situated in the School of Technology and Innovations within the team of Energy Technology.
Energy technology is an innovative team, focused on modern technology that has a high level of significance in international business operations. We need open-minded, creative and skilled individuals to explore and develop the future energy solutions, decentralised electrical energy distribution systems, smart electricity grids, flexible hybrid energy production, modern fuel combustion engine technology and related bio fuels, energy storages and power electronics. We continuously develop all of our operations in cooperation with companies and other partners. We are strongly networked and responsible actors in research, education and public relations. As a work community, our team is diverse, international and encouraging. The cooperation and support of colleagues promotes well-being and inspires working. More information about the School and the team: https://www.univaasa.fi/en/about/organisation/schools/technology-and-innovations/
Our team works in close co-operation with VEBIC Research Platform. At the University of Vaasa, we conduct combustion engine research focused on advanced energy concepts and alternative fuels. We have a special focus on large bore-marine and stationary engines, for which we have unique, state of the art, research facilities at Vaasa Energy Business Innovation Centre (VEBIC). In close collaboration with industry, we are transforming the energy sector by bringing cutting-edge technology to real-world application. We welcome you to join one of the most fascinating energy innovation centres in the Nordic region as a Project researcher in combustion modelling and control. For more information about the facilities see: www.vebic.fi .
We have a great value to both your personal and your professional development. Many opportunities exist for you to develop: conferences, courses, workshops, coaching, mentoring and international internships.
The salary will be based on both the job requirement and the employee’s personal performance in accordance with the Finnish University Salary System. The monthly salary of a Project Researcher (PhD Student) is based on job demand levels 2-4 (€ 2,055-2,563). An additional personal salary component is paid based on work performance.
How to apply
To apply for this position, please use our online application system (using the “Leave an application” button below). The application, including appendices, has to be submitted to our online application database no later than 2nd March 2021.
The application should include the following annexes:
Further information about the position:
Inquiries about the online application system: email@example.com .
The employment is subject to a probationary period.
The 5,000 students and 500 employees of the University of Vaasa thrive on the most beautiful campus in Finland, at the seaside. Our university community is international: we come from 80 countries. As an employer, we focus on employee well-being at work by providing extensive occupational health care, flexible working time arrangements and opportunities for competence development. We have been awarded the HR Excellence in Research recognition. Read more about us: https://www.univaasa.fi/en/open-positions
The coastal city of Vaasa is a trendy and international centre of culture, education and tourism in Western Finland, with nearly 70,000 inhabitants. Vaasa is host to the Nordic countries' most significant centre of excellence in sustainable technology and energy solutions. Its leading exporters' and subcontractors' accumulated turnover of more than EUR 5 billion accounts for 30% of Finland's energy technology exports and employs 12,000 experts.
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|Titel||Project Researcher (PhD. Student), Energy Technology (combustion engine modelling and simulation)|
|Employer||University of Vaasa|
|Job location||Wolffintie 34, 65200 Vaasa|
|Publicerad||februari 15, 2021|
|Sista ansökningsdatum||mars 2, 2021|
|Ämnen||Energiteknik,   Industriell teknik,   Maskinteknik  |