University of Maine

University of Maine

University of Maine
07/02/2020
Full time
The University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center located in Orono, Maine is searching for qualified engineers to work in the area design, testing, and advancement of floating offshore wind and renewable energy technologies. The 9,300 m2, $110 million, ISO 17025-accredited laboratory employs over 240 people with expertise in offshore design, model testing, multi-scale materials and structures design and evaluation, composite materials analysis and manufacturing, finite element analysis and multi-physics modeling techniques. The Harold Alfond W2 Ocean Engineering Laboratory, housed in the center, consists of a deep multi-paddle wave basin with an integrated, rotatable wind tunnel that permits simultaneous application of scaled wind and wave environments for sophisticated floating body model tests. W2 is the only one of its kind in the world equipped with a rotating wind tunnel over a wave basin and also has a movable floating floor and a tow carriage. The facility is...
University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center, UMaine, Orono, ME
07/02/2020
Full time
Statement of the Job : The University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center seeks to hire two Postdoctoral Research Associates to coordinate, manage, and conduct offshore analysis and model testing research to support the commissioning and funded projects in the new W2 wind wave basin housed in the Advanced Structures and Composites Center (The Center).   Typical hiring range for is $40,000 to $50,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience.      Required Ph.D. in Ocean Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Civil Engineering with focus on Offshore Structures, Naval Architecture, or related Engineering discipline. Experience with analysis of offshore structures. Experience with model testing. Demonstrated excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated judgment while working under pressure to meet constant deadlines. Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. Preferred...