Research Fellow, Re-Wind Project
Application closing date: 28/09/2020
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 per annum
Job category/type: Research
We have an exciting PDRA post available working on the US-Ireland-Northern Ireland tripartite Project Re-Wind. Re-Wind investigates innovative approaches for the reuse and recycling of decommissioned composite material wind turbine blades. The aim of this project is to provide wind energy stakeholders with a methodology to compare sustainable end–of–life reuse and recycling strategies for composite material wind turbine blades. Your role on the project is to conduct research to determine the residual mechanical properties of the wind blade materials. In addition, you will conduct structural analyses and full-scale experiments for various designs of structures using the components from the blades. As such you should be competent in structural analysis and familiarity with relevant design software. You will be joining a large project team consisting of researchers and academic staff in areas ranging from fundamental mechanics to architecture, GIS and social sciences in three universities in US, Ireland and Northern Ireland in addition to industrial partners. Your role will be to help coordinate activities between the partners which will involve travel within the UK, Europe and the US. We look forward to receiving your application. This fixed term contract is available for up to 15 months with a funding end date of 28th Feb 2022.
The successful candidate must have:
- Normally have or be about to obtain a relevant PhD.
- A minimum of three years relevant research experience in
- Experimental research experience
- A good publication record in line with stage of career.
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