Research engineer in atmospheric modelling applied to offshore wind energy (F/M)

  • Reference : FEM-SAS-2022-302
  • Localisation: Brest (29) or Marseille (13) - France Energies Marines
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Job Description

The candidate will be responsible for increasing the Institute’s skills and setting up R&D projects on the theme of characterizing the wind resource of ORE sites. In close collaboration with the experts of the “Site Characterization” team, the candidate will contribute to the development of coupled ocean-wave-atmosphere modelling tools to improve the characterization of offshore wind sites.

Missions

The candidate’s missions will be to:

  • Lead the development of research activities related to atmospheric modelling applied to offshore wind energy,
  • Define and coordinate the development of research projects,
  • Contribute to the scientific tasks of the France Energies Marines projects,
  • Develop collaborations with European and international research institutes in the field of ORE,
  • Strengthen the Institute’s links with industrial players in the field,
  • Supervise doctoral and post-doctoral students,
  • Present the results of collaborative research projects in peer-reviewed journals and at conferences,
  • Contribute to Institue’s service offering for the ORE sector.

Required Skills

Initial background
PhD in the field of atmospheric modelling

Specific knowledge
• Knowledge of the physics of air-sea interactions and their influence on the atmospheric boundary layer
• Use of lidar or satellite measurements
• Proven research activities through publication in peer-reviewed journals

Professional background
• Experience in the field of atmospheric modelling
• Experience in the operation of mesoscale atmospheric models such as Meso-NH, WRF
• Experience in R&D activities in the field of offshore wind energy

WARNING: If you are unable to submit your application via our website, please send it by e-mail to contactrh@france-energies-marines.org, specifying the job reference in the subject field.

Professional assets
• Good writing and communication skills (French, English).
• Attractiveness for applied and collaborative research.

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Job : Research engineer in atmospheric modelling applied to offshore wind energy (F/M)

Reference : FEM-SAS-2022-302

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