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Assistant Professor of Offshore Wind & Marine Renewable Energy (Tenure Track)
Old Dominion University

Date Posted Nov. 22, 2023
Title Assistant Professor of Offshore Wind & Marine Renewable Energy (Tenure Track)
University Old Dominion University
Norfolk, VA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Environmental Sciences/Ecology/Forestry
The Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology (BCET) at Old Dominion University (ODU) invites applications for one tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank, beginning Fall 2024. We seek candidates with research experience and expertise in offshore wind and/or marine renewable energy systems. Successful candidates are expected to develop a strong research program in one or more areas in offshore wind and marine renewable energy systems, including planning, permitting, design, manufacturing, installation, power grid access and distribution, maintenance, offshore port facilities, environmental impact assessment, and maritime implications of wind and marine energy production.

The areas of interest include but are not limited to:
  • power systems generation, transmission, and distribution;
  • alternative and renewable power systems; microgrid, battery and energy storage systems;
  • power electronics;
  • innovative concept creations on energy transmission and conversion, aerodynamic of wind turbine, system/subsystem vibrations and controls;
  • fluid-structure interactions, structural, geotechnical, and ocean engineering for wind turbines and marine energy systems; and
  • environmental impact assessments, operation, maintenance, and management of wind farms and marine energy systems, maritime implications.

The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their field (2/2 teach load), perform research and service, and collaborate with faculty in the BCET and across campus. This position is open to candidates from all engineering disciplines in any of the academic departments in the BCET. The appointment will be in one of the five BCET departments depending on the selected candidate’s background and expertise.

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