Research Fellow, Ships and Offshore Structures

27 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
27 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

  • Perform research in the following areas, to support the development of fast computational models for assessment of ship and offshore structures:
    • global structural dynamic analyses of vessels and offshore structures
    • interfacing between local, global and hydrodynamic models
    • instrumentation of ships and offshore structures
    • apply reduced order model to enhance analysis and interpretation.
  • Design and conduct physical model tests to support the development of integrated physical-numerical modelling and simulations.
  • Collaborate with industry partners, affiliated research institutes and other relevant stakeholders to assist in securing further research grants.
  • Any other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Job Requirements

  • Ph.D. in Offshore/Civil/Structural/Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture, Applied Mathematics or other related disciplines.
  • Preferably 3+ years of relevant postdoctoral/research/industry experience with competent knowledge in some of the following areas:
    • Strong working knowledge of marine structures, offshore structural engineering and naval architecture.
    • Strong knowledge and experience in using FEM structural analysis software packages to solve global structural dynamic responses.
    • Strong interest in applying reduced order, machine learning and AI techniques.
    • Knowledge/experience in instrumentation and experiments of marine and offshore systems at model- and full-scale will be an advantage.
    • Prior experience/knowledge of the following software/programming languages will be preferred:
      • SESAM Suite or equivalent,
      • MATLAB, Fortran, Python and/or C++

Other Requirements (e.g. Skills, Competencies):

  1. Good interpersonal and communications skills.
  2. Ability to adapt and work effectively as members of a team.
  3. Good command of written and spoken communications.
  4. Resourceful and self-driven with a high degree of professional integrity.

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: College of Design and Engineering
Department : Civil and Environmental Engineering
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 14983

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