29/01/2019
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

R&D Researcher on Wind Energy / Investigador en Energía Eólica

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    FUNDACION CIRCE
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Educational sciences
    Engineering
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    15/02/2019 12:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Zaragoza
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Permanent
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37,5
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    ISER1901-2

CIRCE is currently looking for a PhD expert to join, complement and strengthen the Wind Energy team.

This expert must have more than 6 years of post-doctoral experience with at least two PostDoc years spent in prestigious research centres, participating and leading private and/or public projects related to O&M of wind farms, Big Data, Machine Learning, Reliability models, Failure detections with CMS, Performance Monitoring, Digital Twins, etc.

The candidate will join the CIRCE Wind EnergyGroup, which has worked in more than 20 projects related to Wind Resource Assessment, Performance Monitoring for the Operation and Maintenance of Wind Turbines, Power Performance Test and Wind Farm Management Cost Optimisation.

Benefits

We offer a permanent position for you to join a high-tech internationally recognized Research Centre in which your talent, passion and expertise will be fostered. Our flexible and modern working environment offers you a range of possibilities to take initiative and show responsibility. This is your opportunity to contribute to the technology that will enable a sustainable society for tomorrow, taking part of a young team, with high development potential in a highly collaborative working environment.

In addition to Excellence, CIRCE’s values are based on Compromise, Integrity, Respect and Persons Development. In this line, CIRCE is committed to employ disabled individuals and encourages them to apply. Furthermore, CIRCE is aiming for a higher proportion of women in technology and science, so we ask qualified female technologists and scientists to apply. Finally, CIRCE supports a family-friendly workspace. Therefore, applicants with children are highly welcome.

Selection process

Interested candidates should send by email to Circe (rrhh@fcirce.es)

1) Full CV in Europass format and 1 page summary

2) Motivation letter (2 pages limit) indicating the motivation, understanding and knowledge on the topic of the position as well as its possible relation with the previous research experience of the candidate. In addition, please, integrate the following information:

- A description of the work you have performed on the Wind Energy area applied to O&M strategies, predictive maintenance and future of technology.

- A list of the events (e.g. Congress, Workshops for R&D results presentation, Infodays, etc.) in which you have participated in the last 2 years.

- Indicate if you have represented your entity or research group in any sector related association or forum (e.g. Technology plarform, Congress Committee, Fairs, Exhibitions Standardization bodies, etc.).

3) Electronic copy of the three more relevant publications of the candidate (peer reviwed articles, published deliverables, public reports, scientific news, etc.);

4) Up to three contacts persons that could act as references if needed.

Please send the email with the topic "[Electric Power Systems Expert]".

Applications will be continuously evaluated upon reception, and phone interviews will be organised with the selected candidates until the position is filled. Writting and speaking tests may be organized either face to face or online. Travel expenses for attending face to face interviews wil be covered by CIRCE if finally organized.

For any additional information, you can send an email to rrhh@fcirce.es

Additional comments

Salary to be agreed upon during selection process

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Engineering
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent
    SPANISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

Personal Skills:

  • Results orientation
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Resilience
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-management
  • Teamwork

Professional competencies and qualifications:

Specific Requirements

Technical knowledge:

  • SCADA Database. Big Data. Machine Learning
  • Reliability models of critical elements of wind turbines. Degradation models. Component remaining useful life
  • Innovative sensors and sensing techniques

Applications Areas:

  • O&M decision support tools for wind farms and PV plants
  • Predictive maintenance
  • Energy assets management

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
FUNDACION CIRCE
Spain
Zaragoza
Zaragoza
50018
Campus Río Ebro, Calle Mariano Esquilor Gómez, 15

EURAXESS offer ID: 374838