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Position: Project Assistant - Optimisation of Ship Voyage Planning
Institution: Chalmers University of Technology
Department: Mechanics and Maritime Sciences
Location: Gothenburg, Västra Götaland County, Sweden
Duties: Independent research together with the research staff on the division. Programming, numerical simulations, assessment of results, reporting in scientific papers as co-author. We are looking for a project assistant that will work together with our research staff in a H2020 project on Arctic navigation. The candidate will be a member of a team that develops a voyage planning tool for ships. It will include programming, creating simulation models and analysis of full-scale measurement data from ships
Requirements: The position require a master of science in Naval Arcitecture and Ocean Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering or similar. You have documented experience from work/research related to machine learning, data analysis and optimisation. You also need excellent skills using Matlab or Python
   
Text: Project assistant - optimisation of ship voyage planning Ref REF 2019-0038 Apply Mail a friend Share Share Tweet The department of Mechanics and Maritime Sciences (M2) conducts fundamental and applied research in all modes of transport to achieve sustainable technological solutions. M2 holds one of Sweden’s most extensive simulator centre for navigation and propulsion of ships, as well as world class laboratories within combustion engineering and wind tunnels. The department also offers and contributes to bachelor and master programs in areas such as Shipping, Automotive and Mechanical Engineering to mention a few. In addition, professional education is performed on both a national and international level, with specific designed mission training for different social actors, within our ambition for a lifelong learning. The department continuously strives to establish a cooperation between academia, industry, and society, with a great focus on utilization. M2 is characterized by an international environment with employees and students from around the world, as well as outstanding research and world class education. M2 consists of seven different divisions within the areas of engineering and maritime sciences, and one division of administration and support. Information about the divison The division carries out fundamental and applied research for enabling the development and improvement of marine technology. We make propellers last longer and be quieter, we reduce the drag and improve the seakeeping properties of hulls, we design structures that perform better in collisions and require lower maintenance, we do all this and much more. All our activities are best presented through our core competences: • Renewable energy • Energy efficiency • Structural integrity • Hydrodynamics • Ship design • Safety and reliability • Propulsion systems • Wave dynamics • Numerical methods We are looking for a project assistant that will work together with our research staff in a H2020 project on Arctic navigation. The candidate will be a member of a team that develops a voyage planning tool for ships. It will include programming, creating simulation models and analysis of full-scale measurement data from ships. -The details of the departmental research activities may be found here. Job description Independent research together with the research staff on the division. Programming, numerical simulations, assessment of results, reporting in scientific papers as co-author. Position summary The position is a full-time and temporary employment. Qualifications The position require a master of science in Naval Arcitecture and Ocean Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering or similar. You have documented experience from work/research related to machine learning, data analysis and optimisation. You also need excellent skills using Matlab or Python. Experience from machine learning and optimisation on problems outside the Naval Architecture research domain are considered an asset. Chalmers continuously strives to be an attractive employer. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers. Our offer to you Chalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the dynamic city of Gothenburg . Read more about working at Chalmers and our benefits for employees. Application procedure The application should be marked with Name, Ref 20190036 and be attached as PDF files, as below: CV Personal letter • 1-2 pages Other documents (optional): • Copies of completed education, grades etc. Two references that we can contact should be provided at a possible interview. Please use the button at the bottom of the page to reach the application form. Application deadline: 21 February 2019 For questions, please contact: Head of Division of Marine Technology, Professor Jonas Ringsberg. Division of Marine Technology, Jonas.Ringsberg@chalmers.se, 076-1191406 *** Chalmers declines to consider all offers of further announcement publishing or other types of support for the recruiting process in connection with this position. *** Chalmers University of Technology conducts research and education in engineering sciences, architecture, technology-related mathematical sciences, natural and nautical sciences, working in close collaboration with industry and society. The strategy for scientific excellence focuses on our eight Areas of Advance; Building Futures, Energy, Information & Communication Technology, Life Science, Materials Science, Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, Production and Transport. The aim is to make an active contribution to a sustainable future using the basic sciences as a foundation and innovation and entrepreneurship as the central driving forces. Chalmers has around 11,000 students and 3,000 employees. New knowledge and improved technology have characterised Chalmers since its foundation in 1829, completely in accordance with the will of William Chalmers and his motto: Avancez! URL to this page http://www.chalmers.se/en/about-chalmers/Working-at-Chalmers/Vacancies/Pages/default.aspx?rmpage=job&rmjob=7150&rmlang=UK
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