PhD Study Opportunity – Geothermal Utilization, Reykjavik University, Iceland
The School of Science and Engineering at Reykjavik University in Iceland is looking for a PhD student to join the project DeepUtil: Efficient Utilization of Deep Geothermal Fluid.
The School of Science and Engineering at Reykjavik University is looking for a PhD student to join the project DeepUtil: Efficient Utilization of Deep Geothermal Fluid. The project is a collaboration between Reykjavik University, University of Iceland and a number of industrial partners and aims at developing technical solutions that enable utilization of high enthalpy geothermal fluid from deep wells.
The successful candidate will contribute to:
- Analysis of energy conversion cycles for utilization of deep geothermal fluid
- Development of chemical mitigation equipment for utilization of deep geothermal fluid
- Heat exchanger design for geothermal fluid with high mineral content
The position is for three years and the successful applicant will be based at Reykjavík University in Iceland.
Qualifications: The candidate should have an MSc in engineering, geoscience or related fields. It is preferable if the applicant has a background or strong interest in:
- Geothermal utilization
- Material science
- Heat and mass transfer
- Chemical engineering
Application: The application deadline is September 30, 2018. Please apply with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, academic transcript and statement of interest. Please arrange for two letters of recommendation.
All applicants must complete and submit the application online and attach required documents . Any questions regarding working in Iceland or about Reykjavík University should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Availability: The position is available from November 1, 2018, although this is negotiable.
Workplace: The successful applicant will work in our facilities in Reykjavík, Iceland. Reykjavík University has around 3600 students and 240 employees in four academic faculties: Science and Engineering, Computer Science, Business, and Law. The University is centrally located in Reykjavík, the capital city of Iceland. We offer a welcoming and stimulating environment in which to work and live. Reykjavik is located approximately 3 hours flight time from London and 5 ½ hours flight from Boston.
Source: Reykjavik University