11/06/2020

PhD candidate “Degradation mechanisms in high performance rope structures”

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of Twente (UT)
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Physics
    Technology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    06/07/2020 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Netherlands › Enschede
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40.0

OFFER DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a highly motivated PhD student to strengthen our research portfolio. Careful experimental analysis, involving microscopy combined with digital image correlation to investigate fiber slip, Raman spectroscopy and atomic force microscopy, will be employed to analyze, model and quantify fiber damage. Understanding the physical background of internal degradation processes will ultimately underpin lifetime prediction of these ropes.

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Benefits

  • We offer you a full-time four-year position with a one-year probation period;
  • The gross monthly salary starts with € 2395,- per month in the first year and increases to € 3061,- per month in the fourth year of your employment based on a full-time employment;
  • A holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%;
  • A solid pension scheme;
  • Minimum of 29 holidays in case of full-time employment;
  • Professional and personal development programs.

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Offer Requirements

Specific Requirements

  • MSc degree in Physics, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent, preferably with a background in fibers and/or tribology;
  • You are an excellent researcher, eager to learn and to improve;
  • You thrive in a collaborative environment;
  • Your interpersonal skills as well as English language skills are excellent.

INFORMATION AND APPLICATION

Are you interested after reading this vacancy? Applications should include the following documents:

  • A motivation letter describing why you apply for this position, with a description of your research interests (no more than 1 A4).
  • A detailed CV.
  • Academic transcripts from your Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees.

You can submit your application through the link below, before 5th July 2020. The selection procedure includes an interview and scientific presentation.

For more information, contact prof.dr.ir. M.B. de Rooij : m.b.derooij@utwente.nl

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University of Twente (UT)
Netherlands
Enschede
7522 NB
Drienerlolaan 5

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Posting organisation offer ID: 292456

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