Professor in Energy Planning and the Integration of Renewable Energy

At the Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Department of Planning, Aalborg a position as Professor in Energy Planning and the Integration of Renewable Energy is open for appointment from 1 May 2019 or soon hereafter.

Job description

The position requires research qualifications at Doctor level within Energy Planning, i.e. a combination of on the one hand advanced technical energy systems analysis and on the other hand feasibility studies and public regulation, with a national as well as an international scope. The position is required to further develop the activities of the Sustainable Energy Planning Research Group at the Aalborg University Aalborg Campus with a focus on the integration of Renewable Energy into the overall energy system based on a Smart Energy Systems approach. This include further development of the academic field as well as establishment of external funding of relevant activities in collaboration with the rest of the group. The position requires experience with the use of cross-sectoral hourly energy systems analysis tools such as the EnergyPLAN model or similar.

The Department of Planning conducts research and teaching on development and planning in a broad sense, including social science aspects as well as more technical aspects of development, and with a focus on environmental, international as well as administrative dimensions.

Teaching will primarily be in the international MSc. Programs of Sustainable Energy Planning and Management, but also in other study programmes at the University. It will be an advantage, but not a prerequisite, that applicants have experience with Problem Based Learning (PBL) which is Aalborg University's teaching philosophy. You may obtain further professional information from Professor Henrik Lund +45 9940 8309, lund@plan.aau.dk.
 
Qualification requirements:
The successful applicant can demonstrate a documented high level of original scientific production at an international level, including proven further development of the research area in question. An assessment of the candidate’s undertaking of research management and/or other possible management functions will also be taken into account. In addition the applicant is expected to have the qualifications required for undertaking teaching responsibilities. Special contributions to and development of educational and teaching related areas will be considered in the overall assessment. 

The application must contain the following:

  • A motivated text wherein the reasons for applying, qualifications in relation to the position, and intentions and visions for the position are stated.
  • A current curriculum vitae.
  • Copies of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and PhD). On request you could be asked for an official English translation.
  • Scientific qualifications. A complete list of publications must be attached with an indication of the works the applicant wishes to be considered. You may attach up to 10 publications.
  • Teaching qualifications described in the teaching portfolio.  If this is not enclosed the applicant must include an explanation for its absence.
  • Dissemination qualifications, including participation on committees or boards, participation in organisations and the like.
  • Additional qualifications in relation to the position.
  • References/recommendations.
  • Personal data.

The applications are only to be submitted online by using the "Apply online" button below.

AAU wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background or belief.

An assessment committee will assess all candidates. 

For further information concerning the application procedure please contact Anne Christoffersen by mail est-st-hr@adm.aau.dk or phone (+45) 9940 9680.

Information regarding guidelines, ministerial circular in force, teaching portfolio and procedures can be seen here.

Agreement

Appointment and salary acc. to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of professional Associations (AC) on Academics in the State. Employment as Professor is in accordance with a classified position on scale 37. In addition, a pensionable increment will be given. 

Vacancy number

2018-224-02041

Deadline

Sun Jan 06 00:00:00 CET 2019

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Online application - some good advice

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