PhD candidate in Digital Twins for Autonomous Vessels

PhD candidate in Digital Twins for Autonomous Vessels


PhD candidate in Digital Twins for Autonomous Vessels

On the Division of ICT and Pure Sciences now we have a emptiness for a PhD Candidate in Digital Twins for Autonomous Vessels.

With the intention to develop know-how for autonomous vessels it’s vital to have good simulation fashions for testing algorithms, machine – machine communications and human – machine interplay. Your mission will deal with constructing digital twins of enough constancy, utilizing present instruments and growing new instruments as wanted, with a view to simulate the operations of autonomous floor vessels.

This place can be part of Cyber-Bodily Techniques Laboratory (CPS Lab) and NTNU SFI AutoShip.

This PhD mission is part of the PERSEUS doctoral programme: A collaboration between NTNU- Norway’s largest college, 11 top-level educational companions in 8 European international locations, and eight industrial companions inside sectors of excessive societal relevance.

Inside PERSEUS we are going to recruit 40 PhD candidates who need to contribute to a sensible, secure and sustainable future. We’re searching for extremely expert PhD candidates motivated to strategy societal challenges inside one of many following thematic areas:

  • Large information and AI
  • Digital Twins
  • Web of Issues
  • Prolonged Actuality
  • Info and Cyber Safety

All contributors within the PERSEUS community convey distinctive and vital qualities with them into the doctoral programme. The PERSEUS PhD candidates may have the chance to collaborate with researchers within the companion establishments and in different mission consortia, and profit from these collaborative analysis and training actions.

As a part of the PERSEUS staff you’ll work alongside different extremely motivated and gifted PhD candidates and researchers. Additionally, you will have entry to the data base, state-of-the-art analysis infrastructure, and impression orientation of the companions within the staff.

Along with your training and improvement inside the thematic analysis space, you’ll achieve transferable abilities inside mission improvement and administration, science communication, analysis ethics, innovation and entrepreneurial considering, in addition to primary college didactics.

As a PERSEUS PhD candidate, you can be employed by NTNU. Throughout your keep, you’ll do a 2-3 month worldwide keep and a 1-2 month nationwide stick with one of many PERSEUS companions. This may mean you can prolong your community inside academia and trade, and to study your analysis space from an educational, innovation, and societal perspective.

The length of the PhD employment is 36 months

Beginning gross wage is 491.200 NOK/12 months (equal to approx. 50.133 EUR/12 months by the change charge of Might 2021)

We’re searching for PhD candidates from all nationalities, who need to contribute to our quest to create data for a greater world. PERSEUS recruits candidates in accordance with the EU’s mobility rule, i.e. candidates can’t have spent greater than 12 months in Norway over the past 3 years.

We consider in honest and open processes. All purposes can be thought of by a clear analysis process, with impartial observers concerned.

You’ll report back to CPS-Lab supervisor.

The place’s working place is NTNU campus in Ålesund.

We look ahead to welcome you to the PERSEUS staff.

Duties of the place

  • develop digital twin options for simulation of autonomous vessel operation
  • take part in actions associated to SFI AutoShip and CPS-Lab
  • endeavor the mandatory programs (30 ECTS) as a part of the PhD programme;
  • submitting an utility for admission and a analysis plan no later than 3 months after the employment;
  • conducting prime quality analysis and report progress regularly and in settlement with the supervisors.

Required choice standards

  • Worldwide mobility necessities: Candidates of any age and any nationality can be eligible so far as they fulfil the mobility requirement of the COFUND programme, specifically, the candidates should not have resided or carried out their primary exercise (work, research, and so on.) within the nation of the host group (Norway) for greater than 12 months within the 3 years instantly earlier than the decision deadline of PERSEUS.
  • Schooling necessities: 5 years of upper training (BSC and MSC) or training equal to (300 ECTS). The grade necessities are B or greater (based mostly on NTNU’s grading scale). Schooling must be documented by diploma complement or equal documentation in English and embody an outline of the tutorial system. Worldwide Relations do require Chinese language diplomas to be verified utilizing CHSI. The NTNU Workplace of Worldwide Relations will consider levels and diplomas.
  • Language talent necessities: The candidates can be requested to supply proof of excellent English language abilities, written and spoken. The next certificates could also be used as such proof: TOEFL, IELTS or Cambridge Certificates in Superior English (CAE) or Cambridge Certificates of Proficiency in English (CPE).
  • Export of Information Management: The PhD candidates who, based mostly on a complete first-hand evaluation, would possibly come into battle with laws governing exports of data, know-how and providers won’t advance farther from the primary stage within the recruitment course of. For additional data, please consult with the Export Management Act.

As well as, the candidate should have:

  • data within the related thematic space and particular digital abilities
  • background from cybernetics or automation
  • good programming competence in at the very least 2 programming languages
  • data about some synthetic intelligence applied sciences
  • wonderful written and oral English

​​​​​​​The appointment is to be made in accordance with the laws in drive regarding State Workers and Civil Servants and Laws regarding the levels of Philosophiae Physician (PhD) and Philosodophiae Physician (PhD) in inventive analysis nationwide pointers for appointment as PhD, put up physician and analysis assistant  

Most popular choice standards

  • expertise with simulation instruments akin to Matlab
  • data on Agent Based mostly Modelling (ABM) or related know-how
  • maritime area data or expertise

Private traits

  • excellent interpersonal abilities
  • wonderful communication abilities
  • robust motivation for prime quality analysis
  • capability to work independently but in addition in a staff,
  • dedication and supply with respect to deadlines

We provide

Wage and situations

PhD candidates are remunerated in code 1017, and are usually remunerated at gross from NOK 491 200 every year earlier than tax, relying on {qualifications} and seniority. From the wage, 2% is deducted as a contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.

The interval of employment is 3 years.

Appointment to a PhD place requires that you’re admitted to the PhD programme in Engineering Cybernetics inside three months of employment, and that you just take part in an organized PhD programme in the course of the employment interval.

The engagement is to be made in accordance with the laws in drive regarding State Workers and Civil Servants, and the acts referring to Management of the Export of Strategic Items, Companies and Expertise. Candidates who by evaluation of the applying and attachment are seen to battle with the factors within the latter legislation can be prohibited from recruitment to NTNU. After the appointment you should assume that there could also be adjustments within the space of labor.

It’s a prerequisite you will be current at and accessible to the establishment each day.

In regards to the utility

The appliance and supporting documentation for use as the premise for the evaluation have to be in English.

Publications and different scientific work should observe the applying. Please observe that purposes are solely evaluated based mostly on the knowledge obtainable on the applying deadline. It’s best to be sure that your utility reveals clearly how your abilities and expertise meet the factors that are set out above.

Please submit your utility electronically by way of Jobbnorge web site. Purposes submitted elsewhere/incomplete purposes won’t be thought of. Candidates should add the next paperwork inside the cut-off date:

  • CV together with data related for the {qualifications}, submitted along with an identification doc
  • Identify, present affiliation and electronic mail handle of at the very least 2 individuals that may present reference for you
  • Licensed copies of educational diplomas and transcripts and the reference letter
  • Candidates from universities exterior of Norway can be requested to ship a diploma complement (or an analogous doc) which describes in particulars the research and grading system, and the rights for additional research related to the obtained diploma. Chinese language candidates are required to supply affirmation of Grasp Diploma from China Credentials Verification (CHSI).
  • A analysis curiosity description (most 2 pages) that features a quick presentation of the motivation for a PhD research, suitability for the place and the applicant’s view in the direction of listed analysis challenges in addition to the theoretical and methodological strategy to the challenges.
  • Scientific publications (if any). Joint works can be thought of. Whether it is troublesome to determine your contribution to joint works, you should connect a quick description of your participation.

If all, or elements, of your training has been taken overseas, we additionally ask you to connect documentation of the scope and high quality of your total training, each bachelor’s and grasp’s training, along with different greater training. Description of the documentation required will be discovered right here. If you have already got a press release from NOKUT, please connect this as nicely.

Within the analysis of which candidate is greatest certified, emphasis can be positioned on training, expertise and private suitability.

NTNU is dedicated to following analysis standards for analysis high quality in accordance with The San Francisco Declaration on Analysis Evaluation – DORA.

Normal data

Working at NTNU

A superb work atmosphere is characterised by variety. We encourage certified candidates to use, no matter their gender, purposeful capability or cultural background.

Town of Ålesund, with its inhabitants of fifty 000, will give you loads of alternatives to discover a area of Norway that’s well-known for its stunning surroundings with excessive mountains and blue fjords. Ålesund itself, with its Artwork Nouveau structure, is by many thought of to be essentially the most stunning metropolis in Norway! The Norwegian welfare state, together with healthcare, faculties, kindergartens and total equality, might be one of the best of its variety on this planet.

As an worker at NTNU, you should always adhere to the adjustments that the event within the topic entails and the organizational adjustments which might be adopted.

In accordance with The Public Info Act (Offentleglova), your title, age, place and municipality could also be made public even in case you have requested to not have your title entered on the listing of candidates.

If in case you have any questions in regards to the place, please contact Ottar L. Osen, electronic mail If in case you have any questions in regards to the recruitment course of, please contact Signe J. Talukder, e-mail:

If you’re invited for interview you should embody licensed copies of transcripts and reference letters. Please consult with the applying quantity 2021/43853 when making use of.

Utility deadline: 30.09.2021.

NTNU – data for a greater world

NTNU – data for a greater world

The Norwegian College of Science and Expertise (NTNU) creates data for a greater world and options that may change on a regular basis life.

Division of ICT and Pure Sciences

Our campus in Ålesund works in a partnership with trade that’s in a category of its personal amongst Norwegian universities. This ensures a sensible focus for our research programmes, whereas they’re firmly anchored in trendy idea. The Division affords programmes in automation engineering, pc engineering, electrical energy techniques, simulation and visualization. Our analysis areas embody autonomous vessels, robotics, cybernetics, medical know-how and well being informatics, and synthetic intelligence. The Division of ICT and Pure Sciences is considered one of seven departments within the School of Info Expertise and Electrical Engineering .

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