PhD Candidate in Circular Manufacturing

Norwegian University of Science and Technology
February 01, 2023
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The Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering has a vacancy for a

PhD Candidate in Circular Manufacturing This is NTNU

NTNU is a broad-based university with a technical-scientific profile and a focus in professional education. The university is located in three cities with headquarters in Trondheim.

At NTNU, 9,000 employees and 44,000 students work to create knowledge for a better world.

You will find more information about working at NTNU and the application process here.

About the job

For a position as a PhD Candidate, the goal is a completed doctoral education up to an obtained doctoral degree.

You will be part of a research group investigating circular manufacturing can be enabled by using digital technologies.

You will be part of the recent research project, CIRMAN an international cooperation project with India and Japan financed by the Norwegian Research Council.

The partners are the National Institute for Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Waseda University, Institute of Technology in Hyderabad, SFI Manufacturing and SFI NORCICS.

You will report to the head of department.

Duties of the position
  • Investigate value added of digital representations (digital twins) in closed-loop decision making, where life cycle options valuation based on criteria such as:
  • Reverse logistics, design for circularity, product functionality, quality, cost, etc.
  • Perform theoretical and experimental work related to the area of the research described for the position
  • Help develop course material work for the CIRMAN project
  • Conduct the required course work and credit points
  • Contribute to project meetings, workshops, seminars, etc
  • Conduct academic writing and publish project results in acknowledged peer- reviewed journals
  • Participate in national and international scientific conferences
  • Required selection criteria
  • You must have a professionally relevant background in Industrial ecology, Industrial economy and technology management, Product lifecycle management (or similar subjects), Industrial engineering, computer simulation, programing.

  • Your education must correspond to a five-year Norwegian degree program, where 120 credits are obtained at master's level

  • You must have a strong academic background from your previous studies and an average grade from the master's degree program, or equivalent education, which is equal to B or better compared with NTNU's grading scale. If you do not have letter grades from previous studies, you must have an equally good academic basis. If you have a weaker grade background, you may be assessed if you can document that you are particularly suitable for a PhD education.

  • Master's students can apply, but the master's degree must be obtained and documented by 01.02.2023

    You must meet the requirements for admission to the https: // www. ntnu.edu/studies/phiv

    Good English language skills, written and oral

    The appointment is to be made in accordance with Regulations concerning the degrees of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) and Philosodophiae Doctor (PhD) in artistic research national guidelines for appointment as PhD, post doctor and research assistant

    Preferred selection criteria
  • The ability to conduct high-quality research and publish results in acknowledged peer-reviewed journals

  • Programming skills are valued as a skill for developing design codes to connect different material, process, and product models for multicriteria decision making

  • Good written and oral English language skills

  • Personal characteristics
  • Creative, with a strong ability to work goal-oriented and independently
  • Good skills to deliver oral and written presentations of research results
  • You should enjoy interdisciplinary research and take keen interest in working in project teams
  • Emphasis will be placed on personal and interpersonal qualities.

    We offer
  • exciting and stimulating tasks in a strong international academic environment
  • an open and inclusive work environment with dedicated colleagues
  • favourable terms in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • employee benefits
  • Salary and conditions

    As a PhD candidate (code 1017) you are normally paid from gross NOK 501 200 per annum before tax, depending on qualifications and seniority. From the salary, 2% is deducted as a contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.

    The period of employment is 3 years.

    Appointment to a PhD position requires that you are admitted to the PhD programme in Engineering www. ntnu.edu/studies/phiv within three months of employment, and that you participate in an organized PhD programme during the employment period.

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    The engagement is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants, and the acts relating to Control of the Export of Strategic Goods, Services and Technology. Candidates who by assessment of the application and attachment are seen to conflict with the criteria in the latter law will be prohibited from recruitment to NTNU. After the appointment you must assume that there may be changes in the area of work.

    The position is subject to external funding.

    It is a prerequisite you can be present at and accessible to the institution daily.

    About the application

    The application and supporting documentation to be used as the basis for the assessment must be in English.

    Publications and other scientific work must follow the application. Please note that your application will be considered based solely on information submitted by the application deadline. You must therefore ensure that your application clearly demonstrates how your skills and experience fulfil the criteria specified above.

    The application must include :

  • CV and certificates
  • transcripts and diplomas for bachelor's and master's degrees. If you have not completed the master's degree, you must submit a confirmation that the master's thesis has been submitted.
  • A copy of the master's thesis. If you recently have submitted your master's thesis, you can attach a draft of the thesis. Documentation of a completed master's degree must be presented before taking up the position.
  • Project proposal
  • Name and contact information of three referees
  • If you have publications or other relevant research work
  • If all, or parts, of your education has been taken abroad, we also ask you to attach documentation of the scope and quality of your entire education, both bachelor's and master's education, in addition to other higher education. Description of the documentation required can be found here. If you already have a statement from NOKUT, please attach this as well.

    We will take joint work into account. If it is difficult to identify your efforts in the joint work, you must enclose a short description of your participation.

    In the evaluation of which candidate is best qualified, emphasis will be placed on education, experience and personal and interpersonal qualities. Motivation, ambitions, and potential will also count in the assessment of the candidates.

    NTNU is committed to following evaluation criteria for research quality according to The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment - DORA.

    General information

    Working at NTNU

    NTNU believes that inclusion and diversity is our strength. We want to recruit people with different competencies, educational backgrounds, life experiences and perspectives to contribute to solving our social responsibilities within education and research. We will facilitate for our employees' needs.

    NTNU is working actively to increase the number of women employed in scientific positions and has a number of resources to promote equality.

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    The city of Gjøvik has a population of 30 000 and is a town known for its rich music and cultural life. The beautiful nature surrounding the city is ideal for an active outdoor life! The Norwegian welfare state, including healthcare, schools, kindergartens and overall equality, is probably the best of its kind in the world.

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    As an employee at NTNU, you must at all times adhere to the changes that the development in the subject entails and the organizational changes that are adopted.

    A public list of applicants with name, age, job title and municipality of residence is prepared after the application deadline. If you want to reserve yourself from entry on the public applicant list, this must be justified. Assessment will be made in accordance with current legislation. You will be notified if the reservation is not accepted.

    If you have any questions about the position, please contact Associate professor Carla Assuad, email: carla.assuad@ntnu.no If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Senior adviser Per David Nielsen e-mail: per.nielsen@ntnu.no.

    If you think this looks interesting and in line with your qualifications, please submit your application electronically via jobbnorge.no with your CV, diplomas and certificates attached. Applications submitted elsewhere will not be considered. Upon request, you must be able to obtain certified copies of your documentation.

    Application deadline: 01.02.2023

    NTNU - knowledge for a better world

    NTNU - knowledge for a better world

    The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) creates knowledge for a better world and solutions that can change everyday life.

    Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering

    Our profile of expertise can help to solve the world's most important societal challenge: the development of sustainable solutions in industry and society. This profile includes research on modern industrial processes, use of new and recycled materials, new technological solutions and the application of new forms of organization and business models. The Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering is one of eight departments in the Faculty of Engineering.

    Deadline

    1st February 2023

    Employer

    NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology

    Municipality

    Gjøvik

    Scope

    Fulltime (1 stillinger) Fulltime (%)

    Duration

    Temporary

    Place of service

    Gjøvik

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