Assistant Professor in Internet of Things (IoT) Integrated-Smart Energy Networks (2018-224-01892)

At the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Department of Energy Technology a position as Assistant Professor in Internet of Things (IoT) integrated-smart energy networks is open for appointment from November 1. 2018 or soon thereafter for a three years periode. The Department of Energy Technology is an expanding department covering most fields of Energy Technology ranging from electrical energy (Power Systems, Power Electronics, Electrical Machines) to thermal energy including Energy Systems and Fluid Mechanics and Combustion but also mechatronic systems. The department has about 250 employees – out of them are more than 100 Ph.D. students. The laboratory-facilities are world-class and the research carried out are most often in collaboration with industry. The position is offered in relation to the research program Microgrids and the assistant professor will be part of Section Power Electronic Systems.

Job description

Research areas will be within IoT integrated-smart energy networks which is a cross-disciplinary topic that brings together a collection of diverse approaches to do with smart energy and IoT fields. It is expected that the candidate has a solid background in modeling, control, stability analysis, and energy management system aspects of power converters and microgrids, as well as in energy internet infrastructures and interoperability operation of IoT-enabled energy systems. Experience in prototyping small-scale test-benches using dSPACE platforms is an asset. The candidates are also expected to have a strong publication record in reputed journals and experience in teaching.

Teaching activities within the position include lecturing, supervision, coordination, and planning primarily at BSc, MSc and Ph.D. levels secondarily in other study programs at the University. The applicant should envision teaching and student project supervision by using problem-based learning.

You may obtain further professional information from Associate Professor Juan C. Vasquez, E-mail: juq@et.aau.dk.

Qualification requirements
Appointment as an Assistant Professor presupposes scientific qualifications at PhD–level or similar scientific qualifications. The research potential of each applicant will be emphasized in the overall assessment.

Appointment as an Assistant Professor cannot exceed a period of four years in total in a temporary position (appointment at Assistant Professor level cannot exceed a period of eight years in total in Denmark).

The application must contain the following: 

  • A statement outlining your reasons for applying, and intentions and visions with, the position.
  • Your curriculum vitae, including personal data, educational background, scientific qualifications, dissemination skills, participation in committees and boards, and additional qualifications relevant for the position.
  • Copies of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and PhD). On request you could be asked for an official English translation.
  • A complete list of publications.
  • Publications you wish to be considered by the assessment committee. You may attach up to 5 publications.
  • A specification of your teaching qualifications relative to the teaching portfolio. If this is not enclosed you must include an explanation for its absence.
  • References/recommendations.

An assessment committee will assess all candidates. 

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

We wish to reflect the diversity of society and welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

For further information concerning the application procedure please contact HR-Partner Lone Lund Ørnsholt by mail est-ef-hr@adm.aau.dk or phone (+45) 9940 3494.
 
Information regarding guidelines, ministerial circular in force, teaching portfolio and procedures can be seen here.

Agreement

Employment is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities (the Appointment Order) and the Ministry of Finance's current Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities. Employment and salary are in accordance with the collective agreement for state-employed academics.

Vacancy number

2018-224-01892

Deadline

Fri Jul 20 00:00:00 CEST 2018

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Online application - some good advice

Online application - some good advice

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