Research for a better future

IFE conducts research for a better future. Since 1948, we have been a frontrunner in international energy research. We contribute to new solutions in renewable energy, petroleum and industry. We develop zero-emission transport solutions, digital systems and ground-breaking cancer medicine.

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Nuclear technology

Materials technology

Digitalization

Radiopharmacy and health

Oil and gas

Industry and environment

Safety and security

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Vacant positions

Senior / Principal research scientists 
Halden 
Description:

We are looking for 10 senior to principal research scientists for permanent positions with 100% research activity.

Will you join us? We are growing fast and looking for 10 senior to principal research scientists with a curious and collaborative attitude who are energized to conduct research for a better future within our research fields:
 

  • Artificial intelligence; Data science; Cyber security; Virtual reality, Augmented reality, and spatial computing; Robotics and cyber-physical systems; Interaction with complex data and advanced modelling; Modelling and simulation of physical systems; Digital twins;
  • Human-centred digitalisation; Human-centered artificial intelligence; Humans and automation collaboration; Interaction design; Risk safety management; Human reliability; Organisational psychology; Cognitive psychology

And in our research/business areas:

  • Energy
  • Smart City
  • Transport
  • Industry & Space

Qualifications:

You should have:

  • PhD and research focus in one or more of our research fields. Given our multidisciplinary focus, expertise in more than one of the fields would be advantageous
  • A strong publication record in the last 5-10 years in these research fields
  • Track record of successful grant proposal writing
  • Track record of leading research projects through to success
  • A strong international network
  • You should be fluent in English
  • You should be interested in creating research groups around your research interests and mentoring junior researchers
Prefered profile:
Location:
Halden
Application deadline:
15.august 2021
Driftstekniker / fagarbeider  
Kjeller 
Description:

JEEP II-reaktoren ble besluttet nedlagt i 2019 og skal dekommisjoneres. I
den forbindelse omorganiseres den nukleære virksomheten på IFE for å være rustet for de nye utfordringene. På sikt skal denne virksomheten overføres til Norsk Nukleær Dekommisjonering (NND), som har fått ansvaret i Norge for sikker nedbygging av den nukleære virksomheten.

Avdeling Drift og operasjoner vil i den framtidige nukleære organisasjonen
ha det faglige ansvaret for drift av alle anlegg på det nukleære området på Kjeller, i driftsfase, pre-dekomfase og ved dekommisjonering. Avdelingen består av faggrupper for Operasjoner og for Fellestjenester. Sammen skal faggruppene bidra til at anleggene oppfyller de krav som stilles i lovverk og av myndigheter, samt de interne krav. Avdelingen skal sørge for utvikling og tilpassing av bygningsmassen ved stadig endringer som kreves av virksomheten.

Qualifications:
  • Vi ønsker primært en person med fag/svennebrev innen Ventilasjonsfaget. Personer med Vaktmesterskole og bred erfaring innen drift av bygg og anlegg kan også bli vurdert
  • Kompetanse innen drift og vedlikehold av sentralvarmeanlegg, ventilasjonsanlegg er ønskelig
  • Erfaring med bruk av SD-anlegg og FDV-system, samt brannvarslingsanlegg er også ønskelig
  • Førerkort klasse B, truckførersertifikat er ønskelig
  • Beherske norsk, både muntlig og skriftlig
 
Prefered profile:
  • Strukturert og ansvarsbevisst
  • Selvstendig og målrettet
  • Initiativtaker og løsningsorientert
  • Lagspiller med gode samarbeidsevner
Location:
Kjeller
Application deadline:
20.august 2021
Engineer / Senior Engineer / Operator within Nuclear Process Control 
Halden 
Description:

The Control Room & Interaction Design Department is part of the IFE Digital Systems Sector located in Halden, Norway. Our department comprises applied researchers and engineers with core competence within nuclear process control, simulator & programming, interaction design, industrial standards & guidelines, and psychology. Our vision is to ensure high performance operation of safety-critical, digital control environments by designing and evaluating products and solutions that are aligned with human cognitive capabilities. https://ife.no/en/division/control-room-and-interaction-design/

You are a curious and highly motivated nuclear process expert, with experience from operations and/or simulator training. You are capable of understanding and explaining the technical details of current nuclear reactors but are also eager to develop and explore ideas for future reactors, new operational concepts, and solutions.
Your main task will be to provide technical support to a variety of international projects on operational situations and control room behaviours. The projects focus on both current reactors and future highly automated nuclear power plants.  

     
Qualifications:
  • Nuclear Process Control Operator and/or Nuclear Process Control Training Instructor
  • Experience from nuclear operation and/or nuclear training
  • Interest for digital control rooms, modernisations, decommissioning, simulators and programming is advantageous

 

Personal qualities:

  • You should be a thorough, highly motivated, curious, and explorative person
  • Have good written and oral communication skills
  • Prefer to work interdisciplinary, and have excellent collaboration capabilities 
Prefered profile:
  • A stimulating work environment with skilful, experienced, and creative colleagues in a multi-disciplinary sector
  • Well-established national and international scientific and industrial networks
  • A large degree of autonomy and flexible working hours
  • Salary is based on the degree of experience and formal qualifications
  • Membership is established in the collective-group life-/accident insurance
  • A competitive salary with a good pension plan
  • Halden is a small town with a pleasant climate, located 120 km south of Oslo and has very favourable housing prices and unique opportunities for outdoor activities
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Desired date of first workday: 06/01/2022, or earlier. 

Location:
Halden
Application deadline:
30.juli 2021

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