Job : Postdoctoral Fellow in Adaptive Digital Twins for Energy Systems - University of Waikato, NZ

  •  University of Waikato, New Zealand 
  • Ahuora – Centre for Smart Energy Systems
  • Department of Software Engineering
  • Division of Health, Engineering, Computing and Science

Ko wai mātou? – Who are we?

Set in stunning surroundings and staffed by truly great minds, the University  of Waikato is one of New Zealand’s most sought after learning institutions,  not only to study in, but to work in as well.

The Ahuora – Centre for Smart Energy Systems and the Department of  Software Engineering are seeking a self-motivated, resilient and professional  team player to contribute to the research objectives of Project Ahuora, funded  under the MBIE SSIF Advanced Energy Technology Platform.

Ngā kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

The Postdoctoral Fellow is expected to primary contribute in Research Aim 3  (RA3) of Project Ahuora and/or the development of an associated advanced  software platform. RA3 focuses on provisioning local and grid-based  renewable energy with smart “factory-edge” (industrial site and community) energy integration. A secondary contribution to RA1 is also desirable:

  • minimising specific energy demand of the industrial site.
  • The role also includes a reduced teaching load for undergraduate and
  • graduate computing courses to assist the Department of Software
  • Engineering delivering its qualifications.
  • Please note: The University has decided that, from 14 February 2022, all
  • staff working on or entering any of its campuses or sites must be fully
  • vaccinated against COVID-19. You will be required to provide proof of
  • vaccination before 14 February for this role.

Ko wai koe? – Who are you?

To be successful and get the most out of this role you will be enthusiastic  and goal orientated, striving to seek opportunities for innovation. You will be  working with a fabulous team of like-minded individuals, therefore this will be  your opportunity not only to ‘muck in’ but to shine, particularly where it comes to contributing to our students’ experience.

We are looking for candidates holding PhDs (or being close to graduating a  PhD) in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science,  Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Informatics, or equivalent fields.

Successful candidates are expected to showcase a strong research and  professional portfolio in at least some of the following areas and strong  interest in the rest: (a) Sustainable and Renewable Energy Informatics, (b)  Industrial Digital Twins, (c) Large Software Systems and Mathematical  Modelling, (d) Self-Adaptive Systems.  He aha ngā take me tono mai ai koe? - Why should you apply for this position?

The University provides a unique and satisfying work environment with many  benefits to our staff including generous superannuation, options to study and  leave and flexible working provisions.

The salary for this position is in the range of $79,337 to $87,794 per year based on qualifications, skills and experience.

This position is fixed term for two years.

Closing Date: 18 February 2022

Vacancy Number: 410022

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