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Job Record #16614
TitlePostdoctoral Research Fellow in Marine Offshore Hydrodyna
CategoryPostDoc Position
EmployerSouthern University of Science and Technology
LocationChina, Guangdong, Shenzhen
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateWednesday, December 01, 2021
Position description

Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Research Fellow (PRF) and Research Engineer (RE) positions in Marine Offshore Hydrodynamics. The successful applicants will be part of an active research team led by Dr Xingya Feng, Assistant Professor in the Department of Ocean Science and Engineering at the Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, China. You will be working collaboratively with the Ocean Engineering Group members in the department led by Prof Jianfei Chen, Chair Professor. You will have opportunities to work with the team collaborators from the National University of Singapore and the University of Oxford.
Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public research university established in 2011, funded by Shenzhen Municipality. Widely regarded as a pioneer and innovator in collectively moving China’s higher education forward to match China’s ever-growing role in the international arena, SUSTech aspires to be a globally-renowned university that contributes significantly to the excellence of science and technology by excelling in interdisciplinary research, nurturing creative future leaders and creating knowledge. SUSTech was ranked 4th in the list among world's 100 fastest-rising organizations in “Nature Index 2018 Rising Stars”, and is No. 1 among young universities established after 1988. The latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2020, ranks SUSTech 9th in mainland China and between 301st and 350th in the world. Specially, SUSTech maintains a top three position in international outlook across mainland China. Located in Shenzhen, the fastest growing city in China, SUSTech enjoys strong connections with leading industries in China and renowned universities around the world.

The PRF and RE positions are immediately available for candidates to conduct research under the projects on “Hydrodynamic analysis of Very Large Floating Structures” or “Nonlinear wave loads on offshore wind turbine monopiles in extreme waves”. Each appointment will be for two years with possible extension.

Job Description:
•	Offshore hydrodynamics 
•	Wave theory and wave modelling
•	Loads and motions analysis of floating structures
•	Fluid-structure interactions
•	Numerical simulation of wave-body interaction using potential flow and/or CFD models

Postdoctoral Research Fellow:
1.	A PhD degree (or near completed) in Civil, Offshore/Ocean, Coastal, Mechanical Engineering, or Applied Mathematics; priority will be given to those who have experiences in Hydrodynamics.
2.	Ability to perform independent research and a commitment to interdisciplinary research;
3.	Excellent written and verbal communication skills, demonstrated by presentation of research results at conferences and through publications;
4.	Excellent programming skills (Matlab, C++, Fortran, Python…)
5.	Experiences with Hydrodynamics and potential flow theory are desired but not essential. 
Salary package

The salary and benefits are internationally competitive and commensurate with each candidate's experience.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow:
1.	Basic salary is RMB310K-350K/annual (including a tax-free 180,000/annual allowance from Shenzhen government, compensated after passing an evaluation); excellent candidate can apply for President Fellowship with salary RMB410,000/annual; 
2.	Foreign passport (some) holder could apply for tax exemption. 
3.	Medical insurance package, pension and other staff benefits;
4.	House renting allowance every month

For enquiry about the position and specific project please contact Dr Xingya Feng

To apply, please forward the following documents with subject indicating interested position to Dr Xingya Feng (Email:
1.	A cover letter
2.	A research statement summarizing the key research experience & expertise, and future plans.
3.	CV, including a list of publications.
4.	Names and contacts of two academic referees (1 should be PhD main supervisor, if any)
Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Contact Information:
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NameXingya Feng
Email ApplicationYes
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