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PhD Candidate in Marine technology, Environmental engineering – ZeroKyst project – NTNU

Norway, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU

We have a vacancy for a PhD Candidate at Department of Marine Technology as part of the ZeroKyst project, at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway – Dec 2021

 

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General Info

Position: PhD Candidate
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 3 Years
Salary: 491 200 NOK/Year

Workplace:
Department of Marine Technology
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU
Trondheim,

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Qualification Details

  • You must have a professionally relevant background in marine technology, civil or environmental engineering
  • Your education must correspond to a five-year Norwegian degree programme, where 120 credits are obtained at master's level
  • You must have a strong academic background from your previous studies and an average grade from the master's degree program, or equivalent education, which is equal to B or better compared with NTNU's grading scale. If you do not have letter grades from previous studies, you must have an equally good academic basis. If you have a weaker grade background, you may be assessed if you can document that you are particularly suitable for a PhD education
  • You must meet the requirements for admission to the Faculty of Engineering Doctoral Programme - PhD - Faculty of Engineering Science - NTNU
  • Master students graduating summer 2022 can apply
  • Master students graduating by the end of June 2023 may apply for admission as integrated MSc and PhD
  • Academic results, publications, relevant specialization, work or research experience, personal qualifications, and motivation and a desire to make an impact on critical societal problems will be considered when evaluating the applicants
  • Excellent English skills, written and spoken, are required. Applicants from non-English speak countries outside Europe must present an official language test report. The acceptable tests are TOEFL, IELTS, and Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) or Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE). Minimum scores are:
    • TOEFL: 600 / writing 4.5 (paper-based test), 92 / writing 22 (internet-based test)
    • IELTS: 6.5, with no section lower than 5.5 (only Academic IELTS test accepted)
    • CAE/CPE: grade B or A.

The appointment is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants and Regulations concerning the degrees of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) and Philosodophiae Doctor (PhD) in artistic research national guidelines for appointment as PhD, post doctor and research assistant  

Preferred selection criteria

  • Relevant industry experience may be an advantage
  • Fluency in Norwegian language is an advantage due to the project´s industry consortium

Personal characteristics

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong ability to express research work and results in English, both written and orally
  • Flexible and dependable
  • Collaborative
  • Highly motivated and hard working

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Follow the PhD study according to NTNU expectations and regulations
  • Publish scientific work in relevant journals and at conferences
  • Complete a PhD thesis within 3 years

How to Apply?

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Documents Required

  • CV, certificates and diplomas
  • Transcripts and diplomas for bachelor's and master's degrees. If you have not completed the master's degree, you must submit a confirmation that the master's thesis has been submitted
  • A copy of the master's thesis. If you recently have submitted your master's thesis, you can attach a draft of the thesis. Documentation of a completed master's degree must be presented before taking up the position
  • Project proposal
  • Research plan
  • Name and address of three referees
  • If you have publications or other relevant research work

If all, or parts, of your education has been taken abroad, we also ask you to attach documentation of the scope and quality of your entire education, both bachelor's and master's education, in addition to other higher education. Description of the documentation required can be found here. If you already have a statement from NOKUT, please attach this as well.

Joint works will be considered. If it is difficult to identify your contribution to joint works, you must attach a brief description of your participation.

About the Project/Department

ZeroKyst will strengthen Norwegian value creation and exports through green growth. The project will demonstrate that both new and existing vessels in the seafood industry can be emission-free, and contribute to a 50% emission cut from fishing and aquaculture vessels by 2030.

The topics of the PhD position include environmental impact, safety and emergency preparedness of zero emission vessels. The overall task is to analyse impact on safety, environment and sustainability performance related to transition scenarios. More specifically, the work of the PhD should focus on development of integrated risk assessment, sustainability performance indicators, and trade-off analysis and guidelines for technological solutions and transition scenarios.

You will report to Professor Ingrid Bouwer Utne

We develop methods and technology related to the blue economy: oil and gas extraction at sea, ship technology and the equipment industry, fisheries and aquaculture. We also have a strong commitment to the development of sustainable solutions for offshore renewable energy, coastal infrastructure, and marine robotics. Marine technology helps to solve major global challenges related to the environment, climate, energy, food and efficient transport. The Department of Marine Technology is one of eight departments in the Faculty of Engineering.

About the Employer: Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU

Note or Other details

Please submit your application electronically via jobbnorge.no with your CV, diplomas and certificates. Applications submitted elsewhere will not be considered. Diploma Supplement is required to attach for European Master Diplomas outside Norway. Chinese applicants are required to provide confirmation of Master Diploma from China Credentials Verification (CHSI).

If you are invited for interview you must include certified copies of transcripts and reference letters. Please refer to the application number IV-232/21 when applying.

We offer

Salary and conditions

PhD candidates are remunerated in code 1017, and are normally remunerated at gross from NOK 491 200 per annum before tax, depending on qualifications and seniority. From the salary, 2% is deducted as a contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.


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Contact details

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Professor Ingrid Bouwer Utne, telephone +47 73 59 5556, e-mail: ingrid.b.utne@ntnu.no. If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Michi Skorstad Murakami, e-mail: michi.s.murakami@ntnu.no.

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