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Job: Advisor/Researcher Offshore Seabed Morphodynamics

Active since 14-07-2017 Job category Science, research & development
Location Delft Level Professional
Educational level Master / Post-Graduate / ... Employment type Fixed term contract with option...
Hours 0 - 40 Salary -

Unit Hydraulic Engineering, Department Harbour, Coastal and Offshore Engineering is currently seeking a:


Advisor/Researcher Offshore Seabed Morphodynamics


Our offer:
We offer a coastal/offshore position in morphodynamics within the Unit Hydraulic Engineering, Department Harbour, Coastal and Offshore Engineering. The position will be based in Delft in the Netherlands.


This position will give you the opportunity to work on challenging and innovative projects related to offshore wind parks, oil and gas structures and offshore pipelines and cables.


The job:


Your main activities are to:
• perform specialist advice and research in the field of offshore morphodynamics (seabed dynamics, seabed-structure interaction);
• use, develop and validate data-driven methods based on field measurements to predict future seabed changes in relation to offshore infrastructure;
• use, develop and validate numerical models such as Delft-3D to predict future seabed dynamics in relation to planning of location of offshore foundations and cable routing;
• assist and advice clients in developing safe, cost-efficient and sustainable designs;
• assist in innovative applications of the latest technology and products in this field;
• publish your work in relevant journals and give presentations at conferences.


Your profile:
• You have a MSc or PhD in Coastal Engineering or Offshore Engineering (or similar), with excellent results;
• You have good theoretical knowledge on hydrodynamic and morphological processes;
• You are fluent in speaking and writing in English and Dutch (or willing to learn Dutch);
• Numerical modelling experience is beneficial;
• You are an entrepreneur and a good networker, you have a pro-active approach towards the market and knowledge development
• A (growing) network in the offshore industry (offshore wind) is beneficial.


Working Environment
The Harbour, Coastal and Offshore Engineering department is formed by approx. 30 enthusiastic professionals working on various marine infrastructure projects. In R&D and non-standard consultancy projects we combine concrete practical relevance with high standards for quality. We achieve this by continuous development of state-of-the-art knowledge and techniques, combined with a high level of client interaction.


Are you interested in this job and do you fit the job qualifications? Then apply directly via Qandidate before 30 September 2017. Upload your CV and cover letter and we will get in touch with you within three weeks after the closing date.


If you have any questions about the vacancy you can contact Klaas Jan Bos, Head of department Harbour, Coastal and Offshore Engineering, via +31(0)653674638.


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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Science, research & development
Industry / Industries Engineering
Region Zuid-Holland

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