Development engineer

DTU Wind Energy
Friday 31 Mar 17

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DTU Wind Energy at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has a vacancy in the "Loads and Control Section” at DTU Risø Campus.

Your work will mainly be on the application of our aeroelastic design tool HAWC2 in research projects, including industrial consultancy from small commercial projects to more strategic collaborations. Furthermore, focus will be on supporting activities, e.g. software tool development, load simulations and analysis of measurements.

You will participate in a number of national and international research projects within the field of loads and control, and contribute to the management and generation of new projects. There are also good opportunities for developing innovative ideas in the direction of commercializing research.

The research aims at creating new valuable knowledge within the loads and control area and implementation this in the industry in both short and long term. Much of our activities is performed in collaboration with the industry, as well as other Danish and foreign research institutions.

Our expectations
We expect that you hold a M.Sc. within mechanical engineering, preferable with knowledge within wind turbine loads and dynamics as well as programming experience. It is important that you are open minded, responsible, ready to engage in a team and have good communication skills.

What we offer in return
We offer an interesting and challenging job in an international atmosphere with the focus on research, teaching, innovation and scientific advice for the benefit of the surrounding community. We place emphasis on a high level of professionalism among our staff, so skills development is an integral part of our organization. We offer a great flexibility in the position. In the area of technical and natural sciences, DTU is one of the leading research and education institutions in Europe.

Salary and appointment terms
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Confederation of Professional Associations (AC). The allowance will be agreed with the relevant union.

Workplace and period of employment

  • The post of development engineer is a permanent position
  • The daily workplace is DTU Risø Campus, Roskilde, Denmark
  • National and international travelling must be expected.

Application and contact
Please submit your online application no later than 1 May 2017.

You can apply for the position online at Open the “Apply online” link, fill out the form and attach your motivated application, CV and exam certificates.

If you would like additional information about the position, please contact Senior Scientist Torben J. Larsen, on +45 4677 5051.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Wind Energy is one of the world’s largest centres of wind energy research and knowledge, with a staff of more than 240 people from 37 countries working in research, innovation, research-based consulting and education. DTU Wind Energy has approximately 40 PhD students. The department’s cross-disciplinary research is organized through strategic research programmes that collaborate with Danish and international universities, research institutions and organizations, as well as the wind industry.

DTU is a technical university providing internationally leading research, education, innovation and scientific advice. Our staff of 5,800 advance science and technology to create innovative solutions that meet the demands of society; and our 10,600 students are being educated to address the technological challenges of the future. DTU is an independent academic university collaborating globally with business, industry, government, and public agencies.