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Research Position in the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at University of Strathclyde, UK

University of Strathclyde offers  Research positions in the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, UK

Study Subject: Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) Of Retrofit Processes in Shipyards
Employer: University of Strathclyde
Level: Postdoctoral
Description: Applications from the fields of engineering and environmental science are invited for a research associate to work on an EU-FP7 funded project on life cycle analysis (LCA) of retrofit processes in shipyards. The successful candidate will work with partners of a large research consortium across Europe, identifying a suitable method/tool for the LCA, collecting and processing data, executing LCA simulation and analysing results. The candidate should have, or expect to have gained by the time of the appointment, a PhD or equivalent in an appropriate discipline, such as, marine technology, general engineering or environmental science. A developing publication record in peer-reviewed international journals is essential. The candidate is expected to be highly self-motivated with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.  Good verbal and written communication skills are essential, as are proven abilities in project planning and time management. Experience in LCA will be desirable.
A letter of application telling us why you have the energy, skills, knowledge and understanding of Higher Education or other ‘Not for profit’ sectors to make a real and strategic difference in the post described,   A completed application form to which a full curriculum vitae should be attached. The names and addresses of three referees should be given on the application form.  The referees may be contacted by the University without further permission from the candidate unless you indicate to the contrary, Applications should be lodged with Human Resources, University of Strathclyde, McCance Building, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, G1 1XQ by Sunday 6 March 2011, Applicants who wish an acknowledgement of their paper application should address and stamp the enclosed postcard. Online applications will be acknowledged electronically.

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