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Medior / Senior Hydrodynamiscist


As hydrodynamicist you will carry out projects that are focused on the hydro- and aerodynamic performance of ships and marine structures. This involves quantifying those properties for existing and new designs by means of CFD, model and full-scale testing, as well as analyzing, modifying and optimizing such designs.

Besides carrying out such projects, you will need to present your work to clients, keep in touch with developments in the field, maintain good relationships with the various research institutes and universities with which we cooperate, and contribute to research in the field of (numerical) hydrodynamics and naval architecture.

Your profile:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Ship Science
  • At least 3 years of experience in a relevant position
  • Familiar with CAD software and a thorough understanding of fluid mechanics
  • You are a responsible, analytical, creative and flexible person with good communication skills
  • You are able to work both in a team and individually
  • Fluent in spoken and written English; reasonably fluent in spoken and written Dutch, or willing to invest in learning this in the short term

Are you interested in working for Van Oossanen?

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Van Oossanen Naval Architects


Van Oossanen are independent naval architects and hydrodynamicists with over 25 years of experience in the design, construction and optimisation of yachts. The brand continuously innovate to make sure their designs excel in performance: in terms of efficiency, safety, and comfort. Worldwide leaders in naval architecture and fluid dynamics, Van Oossanen are well-known for the patented fuel saving Hull Vane®.

Van Oossanen employs over 25 people, merely working in the field of naval architecture, fluid dynamics and engineering.  All our designs are produced to the strictest regulations and the highest standards. It’s part of our DNA to continually innovate and strive for greater levels of performance, which is why we invest over 20 per cent of our time in research and development.

We believe in creating a working environment that nurtures the professional development of our employees, by providing a high level of in-house learning and training.

We also offer internships for students with an interest in hydrodynamics or in the development of new ship concepts.


MVB ID #173921
Plaatsingsdatum woensdag 6 juni 2018
Locatie Wageningen
Dienstverband Voltijd
Opleidingsniveau HBO, WO
Sector Jachtbouw, Scheepsbouw en -reparatie
Functiecategorie Engineering, Naval Architecture, Research & Development
Regio Nederland, Gelderland


Bedrijfsnaam Van Oossanen Naval Architects
ContactpersoonMevr. Minka Zeilstra
Telefoon +31(0)317 451573

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6702 DM Wageningen
The Netherlands
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