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TUDelft, Netherlands – Tenure Track Assistant Professor Job in Mechanical Engineering, Aeroacoustics – Nov 2021

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), The Netherlands

The Aerospace Faculty of Delft University of Technology is seeking a tenure-track assistant professor to integrate in the aeroacoustics team and support educational and research activities in the aerospace and wind-energy field – Netherlands, Nov 2021

 

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General Info

Position: Tenure Track Assistant ProfessorTenure Track Assistant Professor
No. of Positions: 11
Research Field: ,
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: According to the standard Norms
Salary: € 3.807,00 - € 5.211,00/Month

Workplace:
Faculty of Aerospace EngineeringDepartment of Aerodynamics, Wind Energy and Flight Performance and Propulsion (AWEP)
Department of Aerodynamics, Wind Energy and Flight Performance and Propulsion (AWEP)Faculty Aerospace Engineering
Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)
DelftKluyverweg 1, Delft,

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Qualification Details

  • A background in aerospace or mechanical engineering with experience in aeroacoustics.
  • Skills in high-fidelity computational fluid dynamics and the ability to use high performance computing (HPC) facilities would bring added value to the role.
  • A compelling vision of the development of sustainable civil aviation and the key role of aeroacoustics in developing advanced air transport systems for future operational scenarios.
  • A strong affinity for working in an academic setting and a commitment to supporting the educational activities of the research group.
  • A preference for working in an environment that is both diverse and international.
  • Excellent communication skills in verbal and written English.

Responsibilities/Job Description

You will support the department's educational mission, specifically contributing to computational aeroacoustics as well as several online MSc courses offered by the aeroacoustics group. As assistant professor, you will perform research in the field of noise control, using a combination of high-fidelity Lattice-Boltzmann flow simulations and artificial intelligence techniques. An important part of your role will involve acquiring funds for research from national and international funding bodies in the areas of sustainable aviation and wind energy with a focus on ultra-quiet, zero-emission vehicles and propulsion concepts.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page

Reference Number: TUD01549
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply before 1-12-2021 via the application button and upload your motivation and CV.

  • A pre-employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • Applying for an exemption for specific research and educational areas is an obligatory part of the selection procedure for this vacancy. This exemption must be obtained from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) before an employment contract is agreed upon. Click here for more information.
  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.
  • Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

About the Department

The Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at Delft University of Technology is one of the world's most highly ranked (and most comprehensive) research, education and innovation communities devoted entirely to aerospace engineering. More than 200 science staff, around 250 PhD candidates and over 2,700 BSc and MSc students apply aerospace engineering disciplines to address the global societal challenges that threaten us today, climate change without doubt being the most important. Our focal subjects: sustainable aerospace, big data and artificial intelligence, bio-inspired engineering and smart instruments and systems. Working at the faculty means working together. With partners in other faculties, knowledge institutes, governments and industry, both aerospace and non-aerospace. Working in field labs and innovation hubs on our university campus and beyond.

Click here to go to the website of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering.

The Department of Aerodynamics, Wind Energy and Flight Performance and Propulsion (AWEP) is one of four departments composing Aerospace Engineering. Fundamental research is performed in the Aerodynamics section. Aircraft design, propulsion systems and their integration are the main topics in the FPP section. Wind energy systems, from small wind turbines to large offshore farms, are the objective of the research of the Wind Energy Section. The department operates comprehensive laboratories, equipped with modern wind tunnels and state-of-the-art measurement systems.

The Wind Energy Section facilitates the development of wind energy technology and the expansion of the use of wind power through research and education.

In its research activities there is a focus on large multi megawatt offshore wind turbines and offshore wind farms, though urban and airborne wind power is also addressed. Both technology development aspects as well as fundamental aspects are present in the research program. With respect to educational courses, the BSc and MSc level are offered for Aerospace students, SET students and for the European Wind Energy Master (EWEM) students.

The Aeroacoustic group of the Wind Energy section makes use of state-of-the-art numerical and experimental techniques to support the development of know-how and technologies for low-noise wind-turbines and aircraft subsystems.

About the Employer: Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

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Contact details

For more information about this vacancy, you can contact
Prof.dr. Damiano Casalino, Professor of Aeroacoustics, email: d.casalino@tudelft.nl.

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