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Fraunhofer-Institut für Windenergie und Energiesystemtechnik (IWES)
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FRAUNHOFER INSTITUTE FOR WIND ENERGY AND ENERGY SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY IWES

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CALLING ALL FUTURE EXPERTS IN WIND ENERGY! AT FRAUNHOFER, YOU CAN MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR TALENTS BY JOINING OUR WIND ENERGY TEAM. WE HAVE AN OPENING FOR AN EXCITING POSITION IN THE DIVISION »WIND FARM PLANNING AND OPERATION«:

GROUP LEADER (M/F)
OFFSHORE SITE ASSESSMENT

The Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology IWES Northwest covers applied research and development for the complete wind-power value chain. Its particular strength lies in the combination of a worldwide unique test infrastructure with extensive expertise in reliability and validation. With more than 250 employees and students at its headquarter in Bremerhaven as well as at its branches in Hanover, Bremen and Oldenburg, IWES Northwest serves national and international clients. Right now, we are looking for applications for the above mentioned position at our site in Bremerhaven.

What we expect from you
You have successfully completed a degree in an Engineering or Natural Sciences major or have comparable expertise and have worked professionally for a number of years in industry or industry-oriented research, ideally coupled with responsibility for staff, budgets and acquisitions. Your specialism is in the measurement of wind conditions for wind energy use, ideally with LiDAR technology. Experience in the fields of offshore meteorology, wind farm development, wind turbine design parameters, and/or wind field measurement is desirable. Since Fraunhofer IWES Northwest performs a variety of duties at an international level, an excellent command of both German and English is a prerequisite. You possess refined organizational, communication, and leadership skills, a high level of self-motivation, creativity, and flexibility, plus you enjoy working as part of a team.

What you can expect from us
The team’s aim is to develop methods and instruments which will be used in the wind measurement industry in the future and generate added value for industry and society alike. The team’s main activities include the Fraunhofer IWES wind LiDAR buoy, which is employed both on behalf of wind farm developers to determine the wind potential and in research projects for offshore wind measurements.

You will take on a role with leadership responsibilities in a dynamic team passionate about wind measurement. The focuses are on offshore site assessment and the use of the LiDAR technology in wind energy. As team leader, you will be responsible for the professional and disciplinary management and organization as well as the strategic and technological orientation and further development of the team. In addition, you will also be responsible for the acquisition of new industry projects and the initiation of publicly funded research projects at both national and European level.

We offer responsible and varied work and the challenging environment of an international research institute. In addition, we offer a cooperative, open working climate, a broad range of duties, a very well equipped technical infrastructure as well as excellent personal and professional development opportunities.

Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD). Additionally, Fraunhofer may grant performance-based variable remuneration components.

In case of identical qualifications, preference will be given to severely disabled candidates. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is committed to providing equal career opportunities for men and women.

Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization. Our research efforts are geared entirely to people’s needs: health, security, communication, energy and the environment. As a result, the work undertaken by our researchers and developers has a significant impact on people’s lives. We are creative. We shape technology. We design products. We improve methods and techniques. We open up new vistas.

Please submit your online application until May 15th, 2017 via this link: http://s.fhg.de/dSw

If you have any questions, please contact:
Mariel Busch
Phone: +49 471 14290-231
Email: bhv.personal@iwes-fraunhofer.de

or

Jana Grammann
Phone: +49 471 14290-232
Email: bhv.personal@iwes-fraunhofer.de

Additional information is available at:
http://www.iwes.fraunhofer.de

Closing date: 15.05.2017
Closing date: 15 May 2017 Published on academics.com on date 19 April 2017
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