First research engineer in mining seismic
Luleå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Research assistant
Work model On location
Application due date 26 July 2024
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Luleå University of Technology is in strong growth with world-leading competence in several research areas. We shape the future through innovative education and ground-breaking research results, and based on the Arctic region, we create global social benefit. Our scientific and artistic research and education are conducted in close collaboration with international, national and regional companies, public actors and leading universities. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.9 billion per year. We currently have 1,840 employees and 17,670 students. In the coming years, multi-billion sums will be invested in Norrbotten and Västerbotten in large projects aimed at a more sustainable society nationally as well as globally. Luleå University of Technology is involved in several of these highly topical research projects and the social transformation that follows. We have a wide range of training courses to match the skills that are in demand. We hope you will help us build the sustainable companies and communities of the future. Luleå University of Technology is one of Europe's leading universities in mining and rock engineering. The university offers a unique opportunity to develop knowledge and research skills within the entire mountain range - from exploration, mining, metal production, to restoration of land after mining operations have ended. Project description The current project, for which help is needed, is a project within SUM Academy, an LKAB-led project called Seismic Risk. This project ends on 31 March 2025 and is therefore in its final stage, where analysis and reporting are planned. You will be part of an international team at LTU that has broad expertise in the mining area, from seismicity and mine design to rock mechanics and mine production. Job duties - Support the project with analysis of different cases such as shafts and their response to seismic events. - Visualization and analysis of the results in mXrap software or other suitable software. - Support the team members with reporting, seismic analysis and other data analysis Qualifications For the first research engineer, a bachelor's degree in rock mechanics or seismology is required. As an applicant, you must be able to analyze seismic data from underground seismic systems using, for example, mXrap (ACG) software. You must have basic knowledge of Matlab and Python as well as statistical analysis. Knowledge of the nature of mine-induced seismicity and rock mechanical processes in underground mines, especially in Sweden, is also required. Due to the time limit and the end time of the project, it is required that you who apply are ready to start the position and on site in August 2024. Information Full time. Location: Luleå. Start: During the first half of August 2024 Duration: The employment end date is 2025-03-31 with the possibility of extension. For further information about the position, please contact Daniel Johansson, Professor and subject representative, 0920-49 2361, daniel.johansson@ltu.se Union representatives: SACO-S Kjell Johansson, 0920-49 1529 kjell.johansson@ltu.se OFR-S Lars Frisk, 0920-49 1792 lars.frisk@ltu.se Application Please apply for the position via the application button below where you attach a cover letter as well as a CV/résumé and copies of verified diplomas. Also attach a list of publications and contact details for three personal references. Attach a statement of purpose and the scientific work that you primarily want to use as support for your application. Write your application in English as we have English speakers in the recruitment group. Please mark your application with the reference number below. Application deadline: 26 July 2024 Reference number: 2814–2024