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PostDoc in the area of Power Electronics

Syddansk Universitet

Sønderborg, Syd- og Sønderjylland

Indrykket
14-05-2022
Kontakt
Syddansk Universitet
Alsion 2
6400
Sønderborg
Tlf
+4521356363
Praktisk information
Oprettet
14-05-2022
Udløber
22-05-2022
Kviknummer
331099586
Jobtype
Fuldtid
Arbejdsområde
Forskning og undervisning
Stillingsbetegnelse
Ph.D. Stipendiat
Erfaringer - I højere grad
Ikke angivet (Forskning og udvikling)
Sprog
Dansk Læse/ tale

The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Southern Denmark invites applications for several 2 year positions as PostDoc in the area of Power Electronics and their applications. The position is located at the section Electrical Engineering in Sønderborg within the Centre for Industrial Electronics (CIE). Starting date is July 1st, 2022, or as soon as possible.

Sønderborg is an international campus with students from more than 60 nationalities. The Faculty of Engineering is represented by the Department of mechanical and electrical engineering (DME). Recently, in a partnership with local actors, the Centre for Industrial Electronics (CIE) has been founded, which is part of the section Electrical Engineering at DME.

The task portfolio of the PostDocs will be linked to one main project and several smaller projects within CIE. CIE is embedded in a powerhouse in electronics, which includes researchers and developers at universities and industries on both sides of the Danish-German border. CIE is a new initiative striving for high quality and great impact of its research, innovation and education. Central to achieving this objective is access to state-of-the-art facilities and close collaborations with industries.

The aim of the positions is to build strong knowledge and competencies within the field of power electronics especially in the fields of motor integrated drives, power to X, advanced power electronic simulation or control and reliability of modern power devices.

Job description

  • You will conduct research in the field of power electronics with focus on one of the fields mentioned above.
  • You will do research and development on hardware design striving for the highest power density by considering all related subsystems (gate driver, cooling, power semiconductors capacitors, motor).
  • You will apply simulation and design tools, build demonstrators and verify your simulation by experimental measurements.
  • You will do research on power electronic setups for optimizing the production of fuels from electrical sources
  • You will participate in planning, execution and documentation of projects with industrial partner
  • You will be involved in the daily supervision of PhD, Master and Bachelor students that perform research on similar topic.
  • You will publish and present your work both at international conferences and in scientific journals with high impact.
  • You will assist in teaching activities.

 Profile and requirements

  • You have a PhD degree in Power Electronics or related fields.
  • You have experience in hardware design and measurements
  • You have published in high-impact conferences and journals in the field of power electronic devices, reliability, gate drivers electrical engineering and simulation.
  • You are a team player and have strong communication skills.
  • You are interested in a longer-term commitment in a growing research group and you are willing to work in close cooperation with industry.
  • You are fluent in English, both spoken and written.
  • A track record in participating in national and/or European research projects is a plus.

Starting date: 1.07.2022 or as soon as possible

Type of contract: Full time

Employment:  2 years position with a prolongation option

Further information is available Professor Thomas Ebel, Head of CIE, phone: +45 93 50 72 05, email: ebel@sdu.dk

 Applications will be assessed by an expert. Applicants will be informed of their assessment by the Faculty. 
 
An interview will be part of the assessment process.

Conditions of employment
Employment as a postdoc requires scientific qualifications at PhD level. Employment as a postdoc is temporary and will cease without further notice at the end of the period.

Research will be predominant in the position. Teaching assignments can be agreed individually. Furthermore, other types of assignments may occur to a limited degree. The Faculty determines the distribution of the various assignments. The weighting of the different assignments may vary over time.

The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Please check links for more information on salary and taxation.

Application
The faculty expects applicants to read How to apply before applying. 

The applications must include:

  • Application, please indicate in your first line in which highlighted topic(s) you are interested in
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Certificates/Diplomas (MSc, PhD) - Danish or English transcripts
  • Information on previous teaching experience, please attach as Teaching portfolio
  • List of publications indicating the publications attached
  • Examples of the most relevant publications. Please attach one pdf-file for each publication, a possible co-author statement must be a part of this pdf-file

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

The application must be in English.

Further information for international applicants about entering and working in Denmark.

Further information about The Faculty of Engineering.

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Syddansk Universitet
Alsion 2
6400
Sønderborg
Tlf
+4521356363
Praktisk information
Oprettet
14-05-2022
Udløber
22-05-2022
Kviknummer
331099586
Jobtype
Fuldtid
Arbejdsområde
Forskning og undervisning
Stillingsbetegnelse
Ph.D. Stipendiat
Erfaringer - I højere grad
Ikke angivet (Forskning og udvikling)
Sprog
Dansk Læse/ tale
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