Phd Scientist

  • Competitve
  • Netherlands Provincie Gelderland Arnhem
  • Permanent
  • Power Generation, T&D
  • T&D
Scientist PhD in Theoretical Physics or Numerical Computation for High-Voltage Eco-GIS

Excited about research and development? Want to innovate and contribute to a more sustainable world? Then, take your next career step at this R&D Center in the Netherlands. Our newly founded R&D Centre aims at developing eco-friendly solutions to energize the planet, focusing on circuit-breakers and gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) with clean gas. To fulfil this goal, we are looking for motivated talent to join our growing team of multinational researchers.

The mission of our team is to bring innovative and environmental-friendly gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) from research into product development. We are looking at the next generations of components protecting the electrical grid to transmit energy in a safe and clean way. By joining us, you will participate to the generation of new ideas, explore their feasibility through fundamental research work, implement them in prototypes and develop advanced technologies for Hyosung’s products.

This position reports to R&D (Senior) Scientist

Your responsibilities
  • Develop physical models and simulation of breakdown in gases and on surfaces under high-voltage conditions (>100 kV)
  • Develop physical models and simulation of arcing in gases or in vacuum
  • Select the appropriate simulation software/numeric language to achieve the requested tasks
  • Propose experiments to validate results in collaboration with our scientific staff
  • Interact and actively communicate with the local R&D team and our development colleagues in South Korea
Your background
  • PhD in Physics with good scientific publication record
  • Experience in physical modeling and simulation
  • Experience in plasma simulation and/or dielectric breakdown in gas is a plus
  • Team player and able to work responsibly and independently
  • Fluency in English, both spoken and written
  • Enjoy working in an international environment

More about us
This company exports its products to many corners of the world, including Asia, North America, the Middle East, and Europe. Our company brings value to the customers not only in the area of electrical power equipment such as transformers and circuit breakers but also in electric motors and gears to provide complete system solutions. In addition, we possess core technologies necessary for building the future electricity grid, including Energy Storage Systems (ESS), STATCOM, and Smart Grid, and based on them, we are determined to lead the era of low-carbon green life.
Hyosung Heavy Industry has been developing its products and services during the past four decades since when Gas Circuit Breaker (GCB) for 170kV was first developed in 1978. Throughout the experience, we have successfully supplied to forty different countries with our products of which rated voltage up to 800kV.

Our contact
Interesting in joining our team? You can send your full application, including motivation letter, CV and references to our recruiting responsible Nomy Bollen

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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