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Postdoc in Neuromorphic Computing and Adaptive Control

The Department of Electrical Engineering at DTU is seeking a qualified candidate for a postdoc position in neuromorphic computing to work within the neurorobotics team with a start date of May 1, 2022.

Responsibilities
Do you have a passion for cross-disciplinary research spanning the fields of biology and engineering? If so, you might be well-suited to join our neurorobotics team within the Automation and Control (AUT) group. When starting a position, you will become part of AUT spanning a wide range of competences in robotics and autonomous systems. Additionally, you will gain access to state of art facilities allowing you to complete your research in a productive and motivating environment. You will be able to develop your skills as a researcher through close collaborations with colleagues and guidance from senior-level professors.

The neurorobotics team is looking for a postdoc to fill a 2-year position. The project is an LF Experiment grant (granted by the Lundbeck Foundation) and will be under the supervision of Associate Professor Silvia Tolu. In general, our team works to apply biological control concepts in simulation and on physical robots to investigate neuroscientific hypotheses on biological processes related to motor control and learning. Our new project will focus on understanding the motor impairments experienced by people living with Parkinson’s Disease (PD).  The postdoc position will include building spiking neural networks to investigate the breakdown in motor circuitry associated with PD, publishing relevant results, and supervising a research assistant on the project. It is well documented that there is a decrease in dopamine as PD progresses, at the same time walking impairments such as shuffling, and freezing are observed. Together with our team, your goal will be to model the effects of dopamine on the neural circuitry associated with walking to understand the correlation between these two observed phenomena.

Qualifications
As a formal qualification, you must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent) or be in the process of obtaining it (proven documentation). The ideal candidate holds a degree in neuromorphic engineering with a focus on adaptive control and has one or more publications within the field of neurorobotics and/or computational neuroscience.

Active dissemination of your results in high impact scientific articles and through participation in international conferences will be an important part of your job.

The candidate should have strong skills in legged locomotion control, and in particular, experience with working with numerical models of oscillators (central pattern generators) and expertise in spiking neural networks and spiking neuron models (leaky integrate and fire, Izhikevich, and/or adaptive exponential integrate and fire). A background in neuromorphic engineering or similar would be a good basis.

In addition, we look for candidates with:

  • Proficiency in Python and/or C++
  • Familiarity with Linux and Embedded Linux  
  • Thorough understanding of the underlying mechanisms of biological locomotion
  • Knowledge and implementation experience within mixed neural networks combining spiking and non-spiking neurons
  • Excellent methodological skills and an analytical mind-set, ability to work both independently and as a member of a research team
  • Outstanding communication skills in English, both oral and written
  • Project management experience is a plus

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation, and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and terms of employment
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Ministerial Order on Job Structure for Academic Staff at UniversitiesThe period of employment is 2 years. The start date will be the 1 May 2022 and end date of 30 April 2024.

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.  

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Associate Professor Silvia Tolu, e-mail: stolu@elektro.dtu.dk, +45 4525 3928.

You can read more about the Department of Automation and Control at www.aut.elektro.dtu.dk and the Department of Electrical Engineering at www.elektro.dtu.dk. You will have access to our cutting-edge labs for experimental activities.

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

Application procedure
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 26 January 2022 (Danish time). Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • Application (cover letter)
  • CV
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)
  • List of publications

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion, or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

Deadline: 2022-01-26 at 23:59
Unit: DTU Electrical Eng

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on onsdag januar 26th, 2022

PhD scholarship in recovery of residual resources at end-of-pipe in recirculating aquaculture systems

If you want to start a scientific carrier and contribute to the continued development of sustainable and cost-efficient end-of-pipe technologies in freshwater and saltwater recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS), this is an opportunity for you. At DTU Aqua we are focusing on methods that ensure resource recovery and minimal environmental impact, allowing the transition of recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS to a more sustainable and circular economy strategy. To achieve this, our research within end-of-pipe treatment treats waste streams from aquaculture with emphasis on nitrogen, phosphorous and organic matter removal. In this PhD, different cost-effective technologies and holistic strategies for valorizing and downstreaming waste from RAS with a focus on circular economy will be investigated. Specifically, new innovative methods for phosphorous recovery, carbon sources for denitrification, organic coagulants, and dewatering technologies for organic matter treatment and transport.

Responsibilities and qualifications
You will be involved in a collaborative research project involving several European research institutions. Your main role will be to design and conduct research on the topic in our facilities in Hirtshals. This involves practical experiments in lab-scale and industrial RAS, as well as laboratory analysis and studies aimed to develop cost-efficient end-of-pipe technologies in freshwater and saltwater RAS, ensuring resource recovery and minimal environmental impact. In addition, you will participate in other ongoing related research activities in the Section for Aquaculture.

Candidates should have a two-year master's degree (120 ECTS points) or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a two-year master's degree. Ideally, you have a degree in Engineering, Biochemistry, or Biotechnology preferably with a specialization in biorefinery, water treatment, or similar.

Our ideal candidate

  • Possesses scientific curiosity and is eager to test hypotheses to advance current knowledge
  • Has previous experience in experimental work with down streaming or water treatment
  • Has an interest in circular economy concept applied to aquaculture
  • Is interested in RAS and practical application of the results achieved
  • Has a keen interest in laboratory analysis and development of methods
  • Shows proficiency in written and spoken English, and a determination for disseminating your work

Approval and Enrolment
The scholarship for the PhD degree is subject to academic approval, and the candidate will be enrolled in one of the general degree programmes at DTU. For information about our enrolment requirements and the general planning of the PhD study programme, please see DTU's rules for the PhD education.

Assessment
Assessment of the applicants will be made by Head of Section Per Bovbjerg Pedersen, Senior researcher Merlin Alvarado, and Researcher Carlos Letelier-Gordo.

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and appointment terms
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is 3 years.

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

Starting date will be April 1, 2022 or according to mutual agreement.

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Carlos Letelier-Gordo colg@aqua.dtu.dk or Head of Section Per Bovbjerg Pedersen, pbp@aqua.dtu.dk

You can read more about the Institute and the Section at www.aqua.dtu.dk

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

Application procedure
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 14 February 2022 (Danish time).

Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma including official description of grading scale

You may apply prior to ob­tai­ning your master's degree but cannot begin before having received it.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be employed at the Section for Aquaculture located in Hirtshals in the scenic Northern part of Denmark. Here, we perform research on sustainable farming technology, recirculation, water quality, environmental footprint, as well as research on fish nutrition, welfare, and physiology.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

Deadline: 2022-02-14 at 23:59
Unit: DTU Aqua

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on mandag februar 14th, 2022

Postdoc in Radioecology and Tracer Studies

Technical University of Denmark, Department of Environmental Engineering (DTU Environment) is looking for a skilled and experienced Postdoc who will work with scientists, students, and technical staff at the department to determine radioactive substances in environmental and biological samples and carry out radiotracer studies in marine research.

Responsibilities and qualifications
The job will be carried out in the Section of Climate and Monitoring, with the following primary areas of responsibilities:

  • Development of radioanalytical methods relevant for radioecology and tracer studies.
  • Determination of radioactive isotopes by radiometric techniques and mass spectrometry techniques.
  • Application of radioisotopes as tracers to study oceanic processes and the impact on climate change.
  • Combination of oceanic models with radiotracer approach to investigate ocean dynamics.
  • Date processing and programming using various dedicated software.
  • Training and technical support for radiochemical analyses in the research group.

As a formal qualification, you must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent) with professional background in radiochemistry and environmental tracer study using radioisotopes.

Further qualifications:

  • Experience with radiometric techniques (including alpha, beta, gamma, and LSC) and mass spectrometric techniques (ICP-MS, AMS).
  • Skills in sampling, sample handling and radiochemical analysis.
  • Demonstrated and profound experience with oceanic model simulation, programming, and data handling.
  • Profound experiences in dissemination of research findings as conference presentations and journal publications.
  • Motivated and able to fulfil tasks independently while maintaining a strong team spirt.
  • Proactivity in self-learning in order to develop new skills.

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and terms of employment
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union.

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

The place of work is the section of Climate and Monitoring at Risø campus in Roskilde. The employment period is 2 year starting on 1st February 2022.

Further information
If you would like additional information about the position, please contact Jixin Qiao on +45 21798724, jiqi@dtu.dk.

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

Application procedure
Please submit your online application no later than 26 January 2022 (Danish time). 

Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • Application (cover letter)
  • CV
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)
  • List of publications

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

DTU Environment is working to develop new environmentally friendly and sustainable technologies and disseminate this knowledge to society and new generations of engineers. About 200 employees work in the department with 14 employees in the Radioecology and Tracer Studies section. Work in the section covers research on radioactivity in marine and terrestrial environments, monitoring programmes and risk assessment of environmental radioactivity, commercial analytical services, public-sector consultancy and innovation covering application and development of radioanalytical methods.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

Deadline: 2022-01-26 at 23:59
Unit: DTU Environment

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on onsdag januar 26th, 2022

PhD scholarship in Future Sea level change and contribution from Arctic Ocean

Sea level rise will pose increasingly hazard on society in the future. DTU Space is seeking a candidate for a 3-year fully funded PhD position in development of methods for prediction of future sea level and extremes from satellites. Accurate sea level observations using radar measurements from space have been available by satellite altimetry for nearly 30 years. Recently the EU and ESA funded several studies where DTU Space contributes with fundamental knowledge about sea level monitoring and modelling of recent sea level changes with special focus on the Nordic Seas and the Arctic Ocean. Recent studies indicate that climate change affects will be more profound in the Polar Ocean than elsewhere with possible related effects in Europe.  

Responsibilities and qualifications
This PhD will carry out cutting edge research on climate change in the north Atlantic and Arctic Ocean. The project targets on the creation of refined methods and algorithms to generate improved information on sea level and geostrophic surface currents in the North Atlantic and Arctic Ocean based on long-term satellite altimetry measurements in combination with data from other sensors and models.

The generated surface elevation and circulation dataset will be analysed with respect to signatures of climate change and used to perform prediction of future surface circulation and sea level taking in machine learning techniques (in collaboration with sister ph.d. project). In particular study changes in direction and strength of the currents over the last three decades and exploit their possible impacts in terms of localized sea level change along the costs on Europe.

At DTU Space the candidate can take advantage of the vast experience and collaboration with leading international research groups in the field of sea level research

Continuation of the altimetry based sea level record is of fundamental to improve the prediction of future sea level at the coast. In 2023 the high resolution American/French SWOT (Surface Water and Ocean Topography) mission is expected to be launch and you will be involved with developing method for calibration and processing of these data using machine learning.

Your primary tasks will be to:

  • Develop methods to take full advantage of satellite altimeter data.
  • Publish the new findings in the international peer reviewed literature
  • Present your research at international conferences and participate in relevant project meetings
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues and be able to work as part of a team to achieve ambitious goals
  • Teach and co-supervise BSc and MSc student projects
  • Stay up to 1 year at TU Munich

We expect the candidate to have:

  • A two-year master's degree (120 ECTS points) or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a two-year master's degree
  • Experience in working with large satellite data sets and development of algorithms
  • Experience with satellite altimetry and retracking
  • Good expertise in programming, e.g. in Python or Matlab and/or other high-level programming languages.

The candidate is expected to achieve knowledge regarding remote sensing and physical oceanography. The candidate will work in close cooperation with key researchers at DTU Space and is expected to be contribute to on-going ESA and EU projects. The candidate will also contribute to the ongoing alliance corporation with TU Munich and includes willingness to travel and work in an international environment.

Approval and Enrolment
The scholarship for the PhD degree is subject to academic approval, and the candidate will be enrolled in one of the general degree programmes at DTU. For information about our enrolment requirements and the general planning of the PhD study programme, please see DTU's rules for the PhD education.

Assessment
The assessment of the applicants will be made by Professor Ole Baltazar Andersen and Professor Per Knudsen.

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and appointment terms
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is 3 years.

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

Further information
May be obtained from professor Ole Baltazar Andersen, phone : +45 4525 9754, 
oa@space.dtu.dk

You can read more about DTU Space at www.space.dtu.dk

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

Application procedure
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 31 January 2022 (Danish time).

Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma including official description of grading scale

You may apply prior to ob­tai­ning your master's degree but cannot begin before having received it.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

DTU Space is the leading institution of public space activities in Denmark. The mission of the institute is to conduct research, development, public sector consultancy, education and innovation at the highest international level within the following areas: Space Technology & Instrumentation, Earth Observation & Geoscience and Space- & Astro-physics.

The Institute has about 180 employees, an annual turnover of about 160 MDKK and it is located at the Lyngby Campus of the Technical University of Denmark together with 19 other institutes within the technical sciences.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

Deadline: 2022-01-31 at 23:59
Unit: DTU Space

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on mandag januar 31st, 2022

PhD Scholarship in Fisheries Technology

A PhD scholarship (3-year employment) in Fisheries Technology will be available at DTU Aqua (National Institute of Aquatic Resources, Technical University of Denmark) with a preferred start in March 2022.

The place of work will be at the Section for Fisheries Technology at DTU Aqua in Hirtshals, Denmark.

The Section for Fisheries Technology has over 25 years of experience in developing cutting-edge technology to understand and improve the environmental and economic performance of commercial fisheries, and providing advice to policy makers. We have strong collaborative networks within Fisheries Technology, both nationally and internationally.

Responsibilities and qualifications
Towed fishing gears, especially demersal trawls, are responsible for a large portion of unwanted catches, globally. Consequently, there is a large focus on improving their environmental sustainability while ensuring that the fisheries remain economically viable. Understanding fish behaviour in relation to commercial fishing gears is important in the development of more efficient, selective, and low environmental impact fishing gears. Behaviour of marine organisms is typically studied using various types of underwater cameras attached to the fishing gear. This however, gives limitations in the operational conditions during which observations can be obtained.

Recent technological developments, such as high frequency acoustics, as well as alternative platforms for collecting data, such as remotely operated vehicles, provide new quantitative ways to study fish behaviour in relation to fishing gear. This has the potential to support the development of more sustainable fishing methods.

This project will investigate the potential of using high frequency acoustics, remotely operated vehicles and real-time underwater cameras, to describe detailed fish behaviour in relation to fishing gears. Furthermore, focus will be on how fish behaviour may be better utilized in fishing gears, while also taking into consideration physical and physiological factors know to influence behaviour. The research will comprise i) method development and laboratory experiments, to develop a thorough understanding of the fundamental processes, and ii) experimental testing and development at sea.

The specific content of the project will be formulated in cooperation with the successful candidate reflecting the candidates’ qualifications, under the outline defined by externally funded projects and ongoing activities. The candidate will join an active, international and cross-disciplinary research team. A significant part of the research and development activities is to be carried out in collaboration with the fishing and fishing gear industries. The project is a collaboration between DTU Aqua, Denmark and the Institute of Marine Research, Norway.

We are looking for a candidate with several of the following competences:

  • Research experience within the field of marine and aquatic sciences.
  • An interest in or prior experience in working with acoustic and/or behavioural data.
  • Experience in planning and conducting field and/or laboratory work.
  • Experience in statistical analysis/modelling.
  • An interest in or prior experience in programming (e.g. R, Python) is advantageous.
  • Good communication skills in English, both written and orally.
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to conduct research independently.
  • Emphasis is also placed on personal suitability.
  • Strong interest in participating in an inter-disciplinary and international research environment.
  • Willingness to contribute to a positive and inspirational work atmosphere.

The candidate must have a two-year master's degree (120 ECTS points) or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a two-year master's degree.

Approval and Enrolment
The scholarship for the PhD degree is subject to academic approval, and the candidate will be enrolled in one of the general degree programmes at DTU. For information about our enrolment requirements and the general planning of the PhD study programme, please see DTU's rules for the PhD education.

DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and appointment terms
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is 3 years.

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Prof Ludvig Krag (lak@aqua.dtu.dk), Researcher Junita Karlsen (juka@aqua.dtu.dk) or Head of Section Jordan Feekings (jpfe@aqua.dtu.dk).

For general information on the PhD application, please contact PhD Secretary Karin Stubgaard (stub@aqua.dtu.dk).

You can read more about the institute at www.aqua.dtu.dk

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

Application procedure
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 4 February 2022 (Danish time).

Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma including official description of grading scale
  • Brief research proposal (1-2 pages) presenting ideas on how to address the research topics given in the short description of the PhD project above.
  • Recommendation letters from senior professionals are welcomed.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. You may apply prior to obtaining your master's degree but cannot begin before having received it.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

About the Section for Fisheries Technology at DTU Aqua, Technical University of Denmark
The Section for Fisheries Technology works with technological development of gear, techniques and methods that can contribute to promoting economic and environmental sustainability in the fishing industry, and which can support society's need to regulate fishing.

Learn more about the Section on https://www.aqua.dtu.dk/fisheries-technology-section

The Section is part of DTU Aqua (National Institute of Aquatic Resources). The purpose of the Institute is to provide research, advice and education at the highest international level within the sustainable exploitation and management of living marine and freshwater resources. The Institute investigates the biology and population ecology of aquatic organisms, aquatic physical and chemical processes and ecosystem structure and dynamics, taking account of all relevant natural and anthropogenic drivers. DTU Aqua has about 300 employees.

Learn more about DTU Aqua on https://www.aqua.dtu.dk

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

Deadline: 2022-02-04 at 23:59
Unit: DTU Aqua

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on fredag februar 4th, 2022

PhD scholarship – Electric Vehicles Powered Hybrid Power Plants

The Department of Electrical Engineering (DTU Elektro) invites applications for a 3-year PhD position in the research area of grid integration of electric vehicles within the Centre for Electric Power and Energy (CEE). The scholarship is funded by DTU as part of its alliance program with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).  

You will join the Distributed Energy Resources (DER) group, which has received increased recognition internationally for its contribution to both methodological and application-related aspects of modern power system engineering. The group is currently involved in several research projects covering grid integration of distributed flexible demand, generation and energy storage, with focus on e-mobility, solar PV, wind power, demand response and energy conversion including the aspects of user behavior.

The PhD project will be supervised by DTU Associate Professor Mattia Marinelli and co-supervised by NTNU Professor Magnus Korpås. The PhD student is expected to spend a period at NTNU and collaborate with PhDs at both Institutions.

PhD key elements
The PhD project main objective is to define suitable charging strategies to pool an aggregation of electric vehicles and provide the necessary flexibility to a hybrid power plant consisting of renewables sources. Selected power plants from Denmark and Norway will be considered as test cases and based on realistic driving patterns from the two countries, the potential for flexibility provision will be defined and validated.

The following elements may be considered:

  • Define the concept of hybrid power plant powered with geographically distributed electric vehicles and identify challenges and advantages within future power systems.
  • Assess the role of electric vehicles in adding flexibility in hybrid power plants, as well as their benefits and drawbacks.
  • Develop forecasting techniques for the flexibility provided by aggregations of electric vehicles considering user behavior.
  • Design charging control strategies for the aggregation of vehicles in parking lots to enhance the controllability of the hybrid power plant.
  • Validate selected control strategies in properly designed test cases.

Connected research projects
The present alliance scholarship will be connected to the ongoing research projects ACDC and Insulae. ADCD is a Danish funded project, which is developing an electric vehicle autonomous smart charge controller to ensure the fulfillment of specific grid services (www.acdc-bornholm.eu). Insulae is a H2020 funded project, which aims at proving technologies for increasing renewables and energy independency in 3 demo-islands, including the island of Bornholm (http://insulae-h2020.eu/).  

Qualifications
You must have a two-year master's degree (120 ECTS points) or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a two-year master's degree.

The applicants should fulfil the following requirements:

  • Excellent grades in your master program.
  • Knowledge of power systems operation and electric vehicles grid integration.
  • Familiar with distributed energy resources grid integration.
  • Knowledge of simulation software such as Matlab-Simulink or dedicated power system simulation tools such as Powerfactory.
  • Ability to present results in technical reports and prepare scientific papers for publication in international journals.
  • Proficient use of the English language.
  • Dedicated person with desire to learn is an essential quality.

Approval and Enrolment
The scholarship for the PhD degree is subject to academic approval, and the candidate will be enrolled in one of the general degree programmes at DTU. For information about our enrolment requirements and the general planning of the PhD study programme, please see DTU's rules for the PhD education

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and appointment terms
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is 3 years.

The place of work will be at the Department of Electrical Engineering, DTU Risø Campus, Roskilde, Denmark. Lyngby campus will be visited on a weekly basis depending on meeting/teaching commitments.

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.  

Further information

Further information may be obtained by Associate Professor Mattia Marinelli, matm@elektro.dtu.dk or DER group leader Associate Professor Chresten Træholt, ctr@elektro.dtu.dk.

You can read more about DTU Electrical Engineering at www.elektro.dtu.dk  and about CEE at www.cee.elektro.dtu.dk.

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

Application 
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than Monday 14 February 2022 (local time). A
pplications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma including official description of grading scale
  • A 1-page research statement, including figures and references if deemed necessary (max 500 words). Research achievements (if any), methodological approaches and research objectives relevant to the framework of the PhD study are recommended elements to be included.

You may apply prior to ob­tai­ning your master's degree but cannot begin before having received it.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

DTU Electrical Engineering educates students within electrical engineering technologies. We offer studies at BEng, BSc, MSc and PhD levels, and participate in joint international programmes. We conduct state-of-the-art research within antenna and microwave technology, robot technology, power and physical electronics, acoustic environment, electro-acoustics, electric power and energy. Our department has more than 200 members of staff.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

Deadline: 2022-02-14 at 23:59
Unit: DTU Electrical Eng

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Post expires on mandag februar 14th, 2022

PhD scholarship in Microfluidic study of plant-microbiome interaction

We seek an enthusiastic and motivated candidate to develop a microfluidic system for studying microbial communities related to plant beneficial traits. You will be involved in a fun PhD project on engineering microfluidic devices and visualizing microbial community assembly directly on the plant root, with strong international connections, a productive scientific environment, and a good work-life balance.

This INTERACT consortium-connected PhD project will be carried out in the Bacterial Interactions and Evolution Group headed by Professor Ákos. T. Kovács at DTU Bioengineering.

INTERACT is funded by the Novo Nordisk Foundation via the Collaborative Crop Resiliency Program (CCRP). The overall aim of INTERACT is to decode microbial interactions in the complex soil matrix, in relation to soil biogeochemical status, water stress as well as pathogen attack, and establish the impact of these interactions on plant performance.

Responsibilities and qualifications
Your PhD project will contribute to understanding the ecological factors behind root associated microbial community assembly. You first task will be to develop a 3D-printed microfluidic system for imaging microbial cell attachment on plant root. You will then use this system to study wheat microbial communities and dissect how community assembly is influenced by the microbial members, plant root exudates and habitat geometry. Further, you will also collaborate with the consortium members of INTERACT.

We are looking for a candidate with a solid background in engineering with interest in learning microscopy and microbiology. Candidates should have experience with microfluidic theory and device fabrication (e.g. low volume production via 3D printing or other fast prototyping methods) and application of such systems to dissect a biological process. Background in microfabricated, transparent chips and their design is advantageous. You should be an efficient team worker, have good communication skills, and have a critical engineer mindset for fabrication of microdevices.

You must have a two-year master's degree (120 ECTS points) or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a two-year master's degree.

Approval and Enrolment
The scholarship for the PhD degree is subject to academic approval, and the candidate will be enrolled in one of the general degree programmes at DTU. For information about our enrolment requirements and the general planning of the PhD study programme, please see DTU's rules for the PhD education.

Assessment
The assessment of the applicants will be made by Professor Ákos T. Kovács.

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and appointment terms
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is 3 years.

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Professor Ákos T. Kovács, tel.: +45 4525 2527, atkovacs @ dtu.dk

You can read more about DTU Bioengineering at www.bioengineering.dtu.dk  

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

Application procedure
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 18 February 2022 (Danish time).

Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma including official description of grading scale
  • In your application, indicate the names and contact details of at least two referees. 

You may apply prior to ob­tai­ning your master's degree but cannot begin before having received it.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Biotechnology and Biomedicine (DTU Bioengineering) addresses challenges of societal and scientific importance within biotechnology, biomedicine, food technology and human health. The department is based on both basic and applied research and employs tools from biochemistry, biophysics, chemistry, cellular biology, immunology, microbial ecology and physiology, bioinformatics and bio-engineering. The department has extensive collaboration with national and international research units and industries. DTU Bioengineering has approx. 300 employees, of which 2/3 is scientific staff.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

Deadline: 2022-02-18 at 23:59
Unit: DTU Bioengineering

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Post expires on fredag februar 18th, 2022

PhD scholarship in Space Weather Applications for Polar Regions

Space weather describes the dynamic conditions in the Earth's environment, driven by the activity of the Sun. Violent eruptions on the Sun create effects which can disturb, degrade or in the worst case permanently damage systems in both space and on the ground such as communications, navigation and power supply. Space weather is thus a new hazard of the technological era and its potential impact on critical systems and human safety makes it essential to have a solid understanding, monitoring, predicting and mitigating space weather effects

The Division for Geomagnetism and Geospace at DTU Space is seeking an applicant for a 3-year PhD position in space weather applications for polar regions with focus on geomagnetic condition. The project will be conducted as part of our involvement in the activity SWADO: Space Weather Forecasting for Arctic Defence Operations.

At the Division for Geomagnetism and Geospace you will collaborate with other PhD students, postdocs and international leading scientists in the Earth’s magnetic field. You will have access to a unique and advanced infrastructure in Greenland that can form the basis for space weather data products, and you will contribute to the development of important space weather monitoring and prediction services.

Responsibilities and qualifications
The scope of the PhD project is to investigate the feasibility of developing a Space Weather nowcast and short-term forecast service for the Arctic, with particular attention to the Greenland area. It includes

  • to analyse long time series of the external magnetic field, using primarily magnetic data from ground based stations in Greenland;
  • to develop space weather applications for monitoring the dynamic features like polar ionospheric electrojet current systems and magnetic substorms;
  • to investigate forecast opportunities by analysing ground-based magnetometer data and data from the ACE and DSCVR satellites data taken in outer space; and by analysing simultaneous magnetic and GNSS measurements from ground based stations in Greenland during space weather events.

You must have a two-year master's degree (120 ECTS points) or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a two-year master's degree.

Further qualifications:

  • You have a strong background in geophysics and/or engineering, preferably with experience in geomagnetic data acquisition and theory.
  • You have strong programming skills in Python and/or Matlab.
  • You are willing to travel and work in an international environment, performe field work, are a creative person and eager to collaborate with both university scientists and other PhD-students as well as non-specialists from industry and the Danish Defence.

Approval and Enrolment
The scholarship for the PhD degree is subject to academic approval, and the candidate will be enrolled in one of the general degree programmes at DTU. For information about our enrolment requirements and the general planning of the PhD study programme, please see DTU's rules for the PhD education.

Assessment
The assessment of the applicants will be made by Anna Willer, Jens Olaf Pepke Pedersen, and Nils Olsen.

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and appointment terms
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is 3 years.

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Anna Willer (anna@space.dtu.dk, phone: 4525 9706) or Jens Olaf Pepke Pedersen (jopp@space.dtu.dk, phone: 4525 9723).

You can read more about DTU Space at www.space.dtu.dk.

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

Application procedure
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 31 January 2022 (Danish time).

Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma including official description of grading scale

You may apply prior to ob­tai­ning your master's degree but cannot begin before having received it.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

DTU Space has about 190 employees, an annual turn-over of about 140 MDKK and it is located at the Lyngby Campus of the Technical University of Denmark together with 19 other institutes within the technical sciences. As the National Space Institute, DTU Space is the leading institution of public space activities in Denmark. The mission of the Institute is to conduct research, development, public sector consultancy, education, and innovation at the highest international level within the following areas: Space Technology & Instrumentation, Earth Observation & Geoscience and Space- & Astrophysics.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

Deadline: 2022-01-31 at 23:59
Unit: DTU Space

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Post expires on mandag januar 31st, 2022

Postdoc in Machine Learning-Accelerated Workflows for Discovery of Novel Water Splitting Catalysts

The section for Computational Atomic-scale Materials Design (CAMD) at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), is seeking an outstanding and highly motivated post doc within the area of machine-learning accelerated high-throughput discovery of novel catalysts for (photo)electrochemical water splitting. The position is funded by the NOMAD Center of Excellence under the European Union (https://nomad-coe.eu).

The sustainable production of hydrogen is of paramount importance for a future infrastructure for the production of chemicals and fuels. To this end, (photo-)electrochemical water splitting could become a key technology but remains elusive due to limitations of the currently known materials. The successful candidate will develop automated computational workflows integrating density functional theory (DFT) and machine learning models to search for stable, active, and selective catalysts for the oxygen evolution reaction (OER). A particular focus will be on the application of beyond-DFT methods, such as the RPA, and the integration of machine learning models in the workflow to accelerate and guide the discovery process.   

The work will be carried out at CAMD (www.camd.fysik.dtu.dk) in collaboration the group of Jens Nørskov at DTU (https://cattheory.dtu.dk) and other researchers from the NOMAD consortium. 

Responsibilities and tasks
You will:

  • be responsible for development of a simulation workflow for screening potential candidate materials for their potential as OER catalysts
  • perform in-depth electronic structure studies of the most promising catalysts from the screening to unravel the detailed reaction mechanisms.
  • will engage in supervision of students at the Master and PhD levels
  • will contribute to the development maintenance of the CAMD software suite for atomic-scale materials simulations
  • will actively pursue collaborations with relevant experimental groups locally at DTU and internationally

Qualifications
You should have a PhD degree or equivalent in theoretical/computational physics or chemistry. 
The successful postdoc candidate has a solid knowledge of electronic structure theory and its practical application, ideally for modeling of catalytic processes. Good communication abilities in both spoken and written English are a requirement. 

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and terms of employment
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is for two years.

The work must be carried out at DTU.

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

Further information
Should you have any queries regarding the positions, please contact Professors Kristian S. Thygesen, thygesen@fysik.dtu.dk.

You can read more about CAMD at www.fysik.dtu.dk/english/Research/CAMD.

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

Application procedure
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 1 February 2022 (Danish time)Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • Application (cover letter)
  • CV
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)
  • List of publications

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

About DTU Physics
We carry out research in modern physics, especially in four main areas: sustainable energy, materials, quantum technology and biophysics. Our focus is both to acquire greater knowledge about basic scientific problems and to conduct research oriented towards use in societies and companies.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

Deadline: 2022-02-01 at 23:59
Unit: DTU Physics

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Post expires on tirsdag februar 1st, 2022

Postdoc in Benthic Ecology and Fisheries Impact

Applications are invited for a position as post doc targeting research and public sector consultancy in benthic ecology and effects of fisheries. The position is affiliated with the National Institute of Aquatic Resources (DTU Aqua) Section of Coastal Ecology with work location in Kgs. Lyngby.

Responsibilities and qualifications
The work area of the position is to advance our understanding benthic ecology with focus on benthic macro invertebrates and how the benthic environment is affected by fisheries. This includes i) Improving our understanding of how fisheries impact the benthic fauna in an environment that is already impacted by other anthropogenic pressures; ii) improving our understanding of different benthic habitats in relation to faunistic diversity; and iii) improving our understanding of governing factors for benthic fauna.

You are expected to improve our capacity for conducting relevant research within the field, disseminate the results in scientific journals and public media and give advice to policy makers and other relevant authorities as well as participate in the growing interest for marine nature restoration. You are furthermore expected to be actively engaged in writing applications for both national Danish and international funding as well as overseeing projects and participate in research groups dissemination and teaching activities that include dissemination to a broader audience.

As a formal qualification, you must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent). Furthermore, we are looking for candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Experience in benthic fauna in inner Danish waters including estuaries like the Limfjorden, the Belt Sea and Kattegat.
  • Experience in working with fisheries impact and using data from Black Box, VMS and AIS.
  • Experience in working with trait-based analysis.
  • A strong innovative approach to the research field both in relation to developing the research but also in relation to the development of new solutions and new concepts.
  • The ability to contribute to the development of external cooperation and to attract funding to the research area is seen as an asset.
  • The ability to finalize a large project in the department in relation to effects of fisheries in different coastal areas.

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and terms of employment
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union.

The period of employment is 2 years. Starting date: March 30th, 2022.

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Head of section Jens Kjerulf Petersen, jekjp@aqua.dtu.dk, +45 96690283.

You can read more about DTU Aqua and the DSC research group on www.aqua.dtu.dk and https://coast.dtu.dk/english

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

Application procedure
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 24 January 2022 (Danish time).

Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • Application (cover letter)
  • CV
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)
  • List of publications

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

The research covered by the Section for Coastal Ecology, DTU Aqua includes the ecology of the coastal zone from nutrient dynamics to fish as well as the coastal zone as a fishing ground and production area for low-trophic aquaculture, i.e. farming of shellfish, seaweed etc. 

The research topics include some general themes: 

  • Aquaculture of low-trophic species (mussels, oysters, lobsters, seaweed etc.).
  • Fisheries and effects of fishery and seaweed collection in the coastal zone.
  • Invasive species and their importance.
  • Marine habitats and their importance in the coastal zone for biodiversity and fish stocks.
  • Effects of anthropogenic pressure factors.
  • Studies of the conditions that regulate fish stocks in the coastal waters.

Research in the aquaculture of low-trophic species is based on hatchery facilities and grow out units for mussels, oysters, and seaweed and covers all aspects from production of seeding material to market or restoration size products. The area also includes the use of low-trophic species as a marine mitigation measure for eutrophication.

The section is divided into two research groups: "Sustainable Resource Utilization" and "Environmental Impact and Habitats". The section is in two locations, in Nykøbing Mors at the Danish Shellfish Centre, where there are also outreach activities and in Lyngby, where the section is located on campus.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

Deadline: 2022-01-24 at 23:59
Unit: DTU Aqua

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Post expires on mandag januar 24th, 2022

Postdoc in in Seaweed Production and Innovation

Applications are invited for a position as post doc targeting research, innovation, and public sector consultancy in seaweed production and utilization. The position is affiliated with the National Institute of Aquatic Resources (DTU Aqua) Section of Coastal Ecology with work location at the Danish Shellfish Centre Nykøbing Mors, Denmark.

Responsibilities and qualifications
The work area of the position is to advance our understanding of seaweed ecology and biology in relation to production and utilisation of seaweed. This includes i) developing economic and ecological sustainable hatchery methods for new species in seaweed aquaculture; with special emphasis on red seaweed species; ii) developing economically viable seaweed cultures including mitigation cultures; and iii) improving our understanding of ecological impact of seaweed culture including environmental interaction. Innovative skills are important, as the area requires new solutions.

You are expected to improve our capacity for conducting relevant research within the field, disseminate the results in scientific journals and public media, give advice to policy makers and other relevant authorities as well as foster innovation in cooperation with the industry. We expect that you will be a driver in our new hatchery facilities and participate in building a state-of-the-art team in the hatchery. You are furthermore expected to be actively engaged in writing applications for both national Danish and international funding as well as overseeing projects and participate in research groups dissemination and teaching activities that include dissemination to a broader audience as schoolchildren and visitors.

As a formal qualification, you must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent). Furthermore, we are looking for candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Experience in seaweed cultivation from a practical as well as a scientifical point of view. It is seen as an advantage if the candidate has experience with a wide range of seaweed species and particularly red seaweed species.
  • A strong innovative approach to the research field both in relation to developing the research but also in relation to the development of new solutions and new concepts.
  • Furthermore, the candidate should have experience, know-how, and visions for integration of scientific findings with utilisation of results on a practical level in seaweed aquaculture or ecosystem systemic analysis and management. Experience with practical methods and procedures are important.
  • The ability to contribute to the development of external cooperation and to attract funding to the research area is seen as an asset.

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and terms of employment
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union.

The period of employment is 2 years and 3 months. Starting date: March 12th 2022.

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Head of section Jens Kjerulf Petersen, jekjp@aqua.dtu.dk, +45 96690283 or senior scientist Mette Møller Nielsen, menie@aqua.dtu.dk +45 22275773.

You can read more about DTU Aqua and the DSC research group on www.aqua.dtu.dk and https://coast.dtu.dk/english

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

Application procedure
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 24 January 2022 (Danish time).

Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • Application (cover letter)
  • CV
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)
  • List of publications

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

The research covered by the Section for Coastal Ecology, DTU Aqua includes the ecology of the coastal zone from nutrient dynamics to fish as well as the coastal zone as a fishing ground and production area for low-trophic aquaculture, i.e. farming of shellfish, seaweed etc. 

The research topics include some general themes: 

  • Aquaculture of low-trophic species (mussels, oysters, lobsters, seaweed etc.).
  • Fisheries and effects of fishery and seaweed collection in the coastal zone.
  • Invasive species and their importance.
  • Marine habitats and their importance in the coastal zone for biodiversity and fish stocks.
  • Effects of anthropogenic pressure factors.
  • Studies of the conditions that regulate fish stocks in the coastal waters.

Research in the aquaculture of low-trophic species is based on hatchery facilities and grow out units for mussels, oysters, and seaweed and covers all aspects from production of seeding material to market or restoration size products. The area also includes the use of low-trophic species as a marine mitigation measure for eutrophication.

The section is divided into two research groups: "Sustainable Resource Utilization" and "Environmental Impact and Habitats". The section is in two locations, in Nykøbing Mors at the Danish Shellfish Centre, where there are also outreach activities and in Lyngby, where the section is located on campus.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

Deadline: 2022-01-24 at 23:59
Unit: DTU Aqua

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Post expires on mandag januar 24th, 2022

Postdoc in CO2 valorization by heterogeneous catalysis

A postdoc position is available in the Centre for Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry at DTU Chemistry within a project applying heterogeneous catalysis for making aviation biofuel from CO2. The project is part of a collaboration between DTU Chemistry, DTU Biosustain (Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability) and international partner universities.

You will join an international environment applying an application-oriented research strategy to develop novel chemistry and processes with the potential to secure the future for the next generations in terms of energy, resources and the environment.

Responsibilities and qualifications
The major responsibility of the postdoc is to design and carry out experimental studies with catalysts in the conversion of oxygenates to hydrocarbon fuels in continuous, gas-phase. The work will comprise both synthesis, characterization and catalyst testing. The postdoc is supposed to interact closely with other colleagues working in the aviation fuel project and will also have the possibility to work with other group members on other studies for catalytic conversion of renewables.

Candidates should have a PhD degree or equivalent in disciplines like chemistry, catalysis, or chemical engineering. The candidate should have experience with catalyst synthesis and fixed-bed, gas-phase experiments. Experience with materials characterization as well as instrumental analytical methods and fixed-bed reactor design is an advantage.

Assessment
In the assessment of the candidates consideration will be given to

  • scientific production and research potential at international level
  • innovative skills and the ability to generate new ideas
  • the ability to communicate at all levels such as the provision of scientific advice to public sector authorities
  • an all-round experience basis, preferably including international experience
  • the ability to contribute to development of internal and external cooperation

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and appointment terms
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union.

The postdoc position is for a period of 1 year and 6 months starting as soon as possible (or according to mutual agreement).

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Professor Anders Riisager, tel.: +45 4525 2233, email: ar@kemi.dtu.dk

You can read more about DTU Chemistry at www.kemi.dtu.dk and the research group at wwww.kemi.dtu.dk/anders-riisager

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

Application procedure
Please submit your online application no later than 31 January 2022 (Danish time).

Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • Application (cover letter)
  • CV with contact information of at least two references
  • Diploma (MSc/MSc.Eng and PhD)
  • List of publications
  • H-index, and ORCID (see e.g. http://orcid.org/)

Applications and enclosures received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

Deadline: 2022-01-31 at 23:59
Unit: DTU Chemistry

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Post expires on mandag januar 31st, 2022

PhD scholarship in characterization and engineering of plastic degrading enzymes

A PhD scholarship will be available in connection to the EnDeWa project, which strives to engineer better enzymes for bioprocessing of plastic waste. EnDeWa is supported by Innovation Fund Denmark, and brings together an interdisciplinary group of scientists from DTU and Novozymes. The project will apply a range of approaches within design, mutagenesis, production and characterization of plastic degrading enzymes, and the kay aims are to produce competitive catalysts for industrial application and establish a leading knowledge platform for the enzymatic deconstruction of plastic. The PhD program will provide excellent conditions for developing leading research skills within this area in particular and applied enzymology in general.

Responsibilities and qualifications
The PhD project will focus on functional characterization of plastic degrading enzymes – both wild types and engineered variants – which are produced by other members of the EnDeWa team. The work will have a dominant element of comparative biochemistry with emphasis on kinetic parameters, stability, inhibition and synergy. The PhD student will also work with the organization, storage and interpretation of data, and collaborate with the rest on the EnDeWa team on designing new generations of enzyme variants. The project has a strong element of laboratory work primarily at DTU-Bioengineering, but some work at Novozymes’ laboratories, which are located within walking distance in the Lyngby area, is also expected.

We are looking for applicant with excellent qualifications in two or more of the areas listed below, and the willingness and ability to develop skills in the other.

  • Enzyme assay development
  • Kinetic characterization and –modeling
  • Structure-function relationships of enzyme catalysis
  • Enzyme design
  • Enzyme structure determination (crystallography)
  • Heterogenous (two-phase) enzyme reactions

You must have a two-year master's degree (120 ECTS points) or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a two-year master's degree.

Approval and Enrolment
The scholarship for the PhD degree is subject to academic approval, and the candidate will be enrolled in one of the general degree programmes at DTU. For information about our enrolment requirements and the general planning of the PhD study programme, please see the DTU's rules for the PhD education.

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and appointment terms
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is 3 years with start date no later than April 1st 2022.

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

Further information
The PhD program we associated with the research group “Interfacial Enzymology” at DTU Bioengineering. You may learn more about the group at

https://www.bioengineering.dtu.dk/english/researchny/research-sections/section-for-protein-chemistry-and-enzyme-technology/interfacial-enzymology

For further information, please contact Professor Peter Westh, petwe@dtu.dk

You can read more about DTU Bioengineering at https://www.bioengineering.dtu.dk/

 

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

Application procedure
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 13 February 2022 (Danish time).

Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma including official description of grading scale

You may apply prior to ob­tai­ning your master's degree but cannot begin before having received it.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

 

DTU Bioengineering is an important contributor to the areas of biotechnology, food technology and human & animal health, through the advances we make in research, technology and innovation and through the training and education of first-class BScs, MScs and PhDs in bioengineering.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

Deadline: 2022-02-13 at 23:59
Unit: DTU Bioengineering

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Post expires on søndag februar 13th, 2022

Postdoc(s) positions on Waterborne Coatings Technology

Do you want to challenge the limits of waterborne coatings technologies for heavy-duty purposes?

If you have a PhD in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or materials science, and you would like to challenge and improve waterborne coatings technologies for heavy-duty purposes towards a higher sustainability profile, this might be a job for you.

At DTU CoaST Research Centre, we support development, production and use of high performance organic coatings. Working along the whole value chain, our research activities cover organic, polymer based coating technologies from raw materials over formulation, test and characterization to production and application. You will contribute to the development of our expertise within waterborne heavy-duty coatings, and you will have the opportunity to make a personal impact on solving some of the most critical challenges these coatings are facing.

CoaST has the aim to improve the sustainability profile of heavy-duty coatings for example by reducing the use of unwanted substances, facilitating the use of renewable raw materials, improving formulation and test methods using mathematical modelling as well as focus on the invention of new types of coatings technology with superior performance or functionality.

We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Coatings for a better future – the job
Your focus will be to start and drive projects on waterborne heavy-duty coatings in cooperation with our faculty members; working towards solutions to the big challenges which waterborne heavy-duty coatings are presently facing such as improvement of the surface tolerance properties and enhancement of the anticorrosive performance. You will have a very high influence on the projects you and CoaST involve in.

As a postdoc at CoaST you will be expected to contribute to the general growth of CoaST in a positive, friendly and open minded way by supervising students, participating in group meetings, driving your field forward and disseminating your results amongst others.

Your workplace is DTU’s main campus in Kgs. Lyngby, Copenhagen.

About you
We are looking for two ambitious and visionary postdocs who thrive on turning exiting challenges into solutions based on curiosity and an open mind for entering new paths when necessary. You have a natural flair for driving things forward on you own, and you like to create results based on knowledge sharing and positive teamwork. Working with waterborne coatings is not new to you.

The CoaST group – your new team
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. At CoaST, you will join a highly ambitious young research team under continuous development and establishment. Presently, our group consists of nearly 30 PhD students, Postdocs and researchers, and, with faculty members, our technical team and administration, the CoaST group counts a little more than 40 people. With more than 12 nationalities, our working environment is international and intercultural. Our working language is English, but knowledge of Danish is beneficial – if not from the start then later on.

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Head of Department and CoaST Research Centre, Professor Kim Dam-Johansen, tel.: +45 4525 2845, 
kdj@kt.dtu.dk

You can read more about DTU Chemical Engineering at www.kt.dtu.dk/english.

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark

Salary and appointment terms
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is three years.  

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

Application procedure
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 1 February 2022 (Danish time). To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file containing:

  • Application (cover letter)
  • CV
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)
  • List of publications

Applications and enclosures received after the deadline will not be considered. 

All qualified candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply. 

The Hempel Foundation Coatings Science and Technology Centre (CoaST) was established at the Technical University of Denmark, DTU, as per 1 January 2017, based on a generous donation by the Hempel Foundation.

The Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at DTU is a leader in innovative teaching and research, built on core technical subjects and engineering scientific disciplines. The teaching and research covers separation processes, reaction engineering, dynamics and process regulation, process and facility planning, unit operations, heat transmission, fluid mechanics and applied thermodynamics. The Department enjoys very close relations with international partners, and especially a wide range of industrial companies.   

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

Deadline: 2022-02-01 at 23:59
Unit: DTU Chemical Eng.

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Post expires on tirsdag februar 1st, 2022

Postdoc in Smart Energy Systems

You could be our new colleague if you are a talented researcher with a passion for research within Energy System and electricity markets.

The Dynamical Systems section at DTU compute is looking for a postdoc to join our team. As our new colleague you will be part of a diverse team, which is engaged in research in both deterministic and stochastic systems within a range of applications. The main themes are energy, smart cities, medicine, and biology.

Your focus of this position will be to contribute to ongoing research of energy flexibility, electricity market, sector coupling and energy system optimization. The research includes ongoing analysis of the structure of electricity markets and the role of ancillary services in the future electricity markets. Moreover, you will exploit methods to maximise both the use of renewable energy sources and unlock flexibility in the existing systems using dynamical models (grey box models, continuous dynamic systems models). Furthermore, you will look at developing novel algorithms to enable buildings to support voltage regulation and to improve the resilient of the local distribution network.

As a colleague in the Section for Dynamical Systems you will be part of a large, vibrant and welcoming environment which is internationally rooted. DTU is located in the greater Copenhagen area, which is acknowledged for its excellent standards of living, childcare and welfare system.

Responsibilities and tasks
You will work in a multi-disciplinary team and will be responsible for contributing actively into EbalancePlus (H2020) and Flexible Energy Denmark (FED) project, and developing algorithms to unlock energy flexibility and resilient control algorithms and electricity markets management platforms and contribute to the projects software developments.

  • You will investigate and research the existing and future electricity markets with the focus on price/CO2 based solutions
  • You will research new methods and technologies to integrate exiting energy tools and model for EbalancePlus and FED project
  • You will engage in exploiting novel combinations and synergy effects with other methodologies researched and used at the section;
  • In collaboration with your colleagues, you will engage in project management activities and funding applications related to your field of research;
  • You will work in close collaboration with academic and industry partners, as well as with municipalities;

Qualifications
As a formal qualification, you must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent).

We expect you to have a strong power systems backgrounds with advanced programming skills. In the assessment of the right candidate, consideration will be given to

  • Research experience in the Energy System and electricity markets
  • Research vision and potential
  • knowledge of the optimization
  • Expertise with Matlab, GAMS, OpenDSS, Phython and version control Git.
  • Experience of data analysis, model buildings and forecastings
  • International project experience and the evidence of successfully delivering the research output is essential
  • Internal and external collaboration
  • Strong communication skills

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and terms of employment
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union.

The position is a one year full-time position. The starting date is 1 February 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

Further information
Further information or questions regarding this post may be obtained from Senior Researcher, Razgar Ebrahimy, raze@dtu.dk, +45 4525 3756.

You can read more about DTU Compute at www.compute.dtu.dk/english.  

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

Application procedure
Please submit your online application no later than 20 January 2022 (local time). Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • Application (cover letter)
  • CV
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)
  • List of publications

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

The Dynamical Systems section
The Dynamical Systems section conducts fundamental, advanced, strategic and applied research in the area of dynamical systems. This involves both deterministic and stochastic systems, discrete and continuous systems, deductive and inductive model building, forecasting and descriptions, as well as control and optimization and energy model integrations.

DTU Compute
DTU Compute is a unique and internationally recognized academic department with 385 employees and 11 research sections spanning the science disciplines mathematics, statistics, computer science, and engineering. We conduct research, teaching and innovation of high international standard – producing new knowledge and technology-based solutions to societal challenges. We have a long-term involvement in applied and interdisciplinary research, big data and data science, artificial intelligence (AI), internet of things (IoT), smart and secure societies, smart manufacturing, and life science. At DTU Compute we believe in a diverse workplace with a flexible work-life balance.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

Deadline: 2022-01-20 at 23:59
Unit: DTU Compute

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Post expires on torsdag januar 20th, 2022

Postdoc in Nanocarrier Drug Delivery

DTU Health Tech is looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to join the ocular drug delivery research group, led by Assoc. Prof. Andrew Urquhart, to work on light driven nanocarrier transport within the eye.

The Job
We are exploring the potential of laser light as a mechanism to drive nanocarriers to the retina and optic nerve. This ambitious and challenging interdisciplinary project is a collaboration between Prof. Anders Kristen (optofluidics), Assoc. Prof Jonas Pedersen (physical modelling) and Assoc. Prof. Andrew Urquhart (ocular drug delivery).  We believe that our technology has the potential to revolutionize the treatment of vision threatening diseases such as diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration. The successful candidate will join the ocular drug delivery research group working predominantly on nanocarrier design, synthesis and characterization. There will be interdisciplinary research aspects involving optofluidics, ex vivo eye models and modelling. As such, the successful candidate will possess an interdisciplinary mindset with a personal drive to learn new fields of scientific research. This position holds a unique opportunity to drive a new technology that holds considerable potential in ocular drug delivery research and patient healthcare.

Responsibilities
Your overall focus will be the design, synthesis and characterization of lipid and protein based nanocarriers. Nanocarriers will be labelled with appropriate markers (e.g. fluorophores) and loaded with small molecule drugs or biologics. You will work with collaborators and their corresponding research teams. Your primary tasks will be:

  • Design, synthesis, functionalization and characterization of lipid and protein based nanocarriers.
  • Conduct data analysis and disseminate results in peer reviewed research articles.
  • Provide input in the evaluation of project data.
  • Clearly communicate, document and store results obtained. 
  • Support optofluidic, ex vivo eye models and modelling experiments. This will involve providing samples, working alongside collaborators (e.g. in data collection) and potentially learning to perform experiments in these areas.
  • Co-supervise BSc, MSc and PhD students in the ocular drug delivery group.

Qualifications
You must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent) in a physical science (e.g. chemistry, biophysics, pharmaceutics etc.) with a focus on nanocarrier drug delivery systems. You will have the following qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of lipidic and protein based nanocarriers.
  • Experience with lipidic and/or protein nanocarrier synthesis and functionalization (e.g. antibody conjugation, fluorophore conjugation etc.)
  • Experience with liquid chromatography and dynamic light scattering techniques.
  • Experience within ocular drug delivery, tissue handling and/or mass spectrometry is an advantage.  

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and terms of employment
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is 2 years.

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Associate Professor Andrew Urquhart (anur@dtu.dk, +45 4525 8169). 

You can read more about DTU Health Tech at www.healthtech.dtu.dk/english and the Ocular Drug Delivery Group here

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark

Application procedure
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 6 February 2022 (Danish time)Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • Application (cover letter)
  • CV
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)
  • List of publications

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

DTU Health Tech
DTU Health Tech engages in research, education and innovation based on technical and natural science for the healthcare sector. The healthcare sector is a globally expanding market with demands for the most advanced technical solutions. DTU Health Tech creates the foundation for companies to develop new and innovative services and products which benefit people and create value for society. DTU Health Tech’s expertise spans imaging and biosensor techniques, across digital health and biological modelling, to biopharma technologies. The department has a scientific staff of about 210 persons, 130 PhD students and a technical/administrative support staff of about 160 persons, of which a large majority contributes to our research infrastructure and related commercial activities.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

Deadline: 2022-02-06 at 23:59
Unit: DTU Health Tech

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Post expires on søndag februar 6th, 2022

PhD scholarship in Market-based Operation of Power-to-X Assets

The Centre for Electric Power and Energy (CEE) at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark (DTU) invites applications for a fully funded 3-year PhD scholarship in market-based operation of power-to-X assets. You are encouraged to apply if you are keen on designing the green solutions of the future and making a real difference in the green transition of our society.

You will be involved in the project “Towards H2-driven business model: Portfolio management of a multi-energy system under uncertainty (HOMEY)” which has been recently granted funding by the Danish Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Programme (EUDP). You will be based at DTU, while having a close collaboration with Siemens Gamesa that is our industrial partner in the HOMEY project. The expected start-date for this PhD project is the first of April.

You will join the Energy Analytics & Markets (ELMA) research group of CEE. The ELMA group (https://lnkd.in/dNBFxrc) and in general CEE offer a very international and friendly atmosphere, encouraging creativity, diversity, empathy, and team working. The ELMA group has a strong multi-disciplinary research focus on energy market design as well as advanced optimization, game-theoretic and machine learning algorithms applied to power and energy systems. Many former PhD students of CEE are currently very successful scientists either in academia or in industry.

You will have a great opportunity to build strong networks with internationally known researchers at DTU and other universities as well as industrial partners. You will take several relevant courses (30 ECTS in total) aligned with the PhD project either in DTU or other universities. You will have a chance to attend several international conferences and other scientific and industrial events as well as a research stay for 3-6 months in a well-known research group outside Denmark. You will also have a chance to contribute to BSc/MSc thesis supervision as well as teaching activities.

Responsibilities and qualifications
Aligned with the HOMEY project, you (in collaboration with your supervisors at DTU and other collaborators at DTU and Siemens Gamesa) are expected to design market-based operational models for a hybrid power plant, including power-to-X assets (such as electrolyzers), renewable assets (such as wind and PV) as well as battery energy storage systems. While properly coping with different sources of uncertainty, the goal is to determine the optimal bidding strategy for the hybrid power plant in potential target markets, such as power, ancillary service, and hydrogen markets. We envision to verify and demonstrate the performance of our operational models in a real pilot in Denmark belonging to Siemens Gamesa.

You must have a two-year master's degree (120 ECTS points) or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a two-year master's degree.

Your qualifications are:

  • Knowledge of power and energy systems
  • Knowledge of energy markets, such as power and ancillary service markets
  • Knowledge of decision-making under uncertainty (including stochastic/robust optimization)
  • Knowledge of programming tools such as Julia and Python
  • Excellent use of the English language
  • Good skills in communication with the industrial partner
  • Ability to present results in technical reports, and prepare scientific papers for publication in international conferences and journals
  • Ideally, knowledge of game theory and machine learning
  • Ideally, knowledge of power-to-X technologies

Approval and Enrolment
The scholarship for the PhD degree is subject to academic approval, and the candidate will be enrolled in one of the general degree programmes at DTU. For information about our enrolment requirements and the general planning of the PhD study programme, please see DTU's rules for the PhD education.

Assessment
The assessment of the applicants will be mainly made by Associate Professor Jalal Kazempour (DTU).

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and appointment terms
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is 3 years.

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Associate Professor Jalal Kazempour, seykaz@elektro.dtu.dk.

You can read more about DTU Electrical Engineering at www.elektro.dtu.dk/english

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

Application procedure
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 28 January 2022 (Danish time). Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma including official description of grading scale
  • Contact details of two individuals that can provide a letter of reference, if necessary

You may apply prior to ob­tai­ning your master's degree but cannot begin before having received it.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

Deadline: 2022-01-28 at 23:59
Unit: DTU Electrical Eng

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Post expires on fredag januar 28th, 2022

PhD scholarship in Tracking of the immune response in latent infectious diseases

A 3-year fully funded PhD position is available in the Disease Systems Immunology Group at DTU Bioengineering, Technical University of Denmark with focus on development of a single-cell pipeline to track immune responses in latent infectious diseases, such as Tuberculosis.

We are looking for a super talented candidate who can carry out an independent PhD project, and holds the ambition and commitment to achieve excellence in a collaborative environment of highly qualified and dedicated postdocs, PhD students and technical personnel. The project involves collaborations with external research groups of high international standard, and extensive outreach activities.   

Responsibilities and qualifications
As a PhD student you will:

  • Develop and be responsible for the project-related single-cell analysis
  • Validate and interpret data, and be involved in managing the data infrastructure and in analyzing the data
  • Lead and contribute to publication of research papers together with supervisors and project partners
  • Network with internal and external colleagues and collaborators, and take active part in our dedicated research groups
  • Represent our work at conferences and scientific meetings
  • Take active part in outreach activities in collaboration with the funding body

You must have a two-year master's degree (120 ECTS points) or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a two-year master's degree.

Specific qualifications: Experience with handling of pathogens, primary cell work, and well-trained in immunology. Have good communication skills, excellent command of English (written and spoken), be very collaborative, self-motivated and able to organize your tasks.

Approval and Enrolment
The scholarship for the PhD degree is subject to academic approval, and the candidate will be enrolled in one of the general degree programmes at DTU. For information about our enrolment requirements and the general planning of the PhD study programme, please see DTU's rules for the PhD education.

Assessment
The assessment of the applicants will be made by main supervisor, Professor Susanne Brix Pedersen, Technical University of Denmark.

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and appointment terms
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is 3 years.

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Professor Susanne Brix Pedersen, tel.: +45 4525 2784.

You can read more about DTU Bioengineering at https://www.bioengineering.dtu.dk/.

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

Application procedure
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 20 January 2022 (Danish time).

Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma including official description of grading scale

You may apply prior to ob­tai­ning your master's degree but cannot begin before having received it.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

Department description
The Department of Biotechnology and Biomedicine (DTU Bioengineering) addresses challenges of societal and scientific importance through basic and applied research, teaching, scientific consultancy and dissemination of knowledge within the areas of microbiology, biomedicine and biotechnology.

The department’s research lies within the areas of biochemistry, biophysics, molecular, structural and cellular biology, enzymology, immunology, microbial ecology and physiology, natural product chemistry, modelling nanotechnology and bioinformatics.

The department mission is, based on a fundamental and technological understanding of biological and molecular systems, to provide research, innovation, education, scientific services and dissemination of knowledge in the areas biotechnology and biomedicine.

The department vision is, as an international leader in research, education and innovation in biotechnology and biomedicine, to advance the state-of-the-art in sustainable bioprocesses and contribute to the improvement of human health.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

Deadline: 2022-01-20 at 23:59
Unit: DTU Bioengineering

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on torsdag januar 20th, 2022

PhD scholarship in Artificial Skin Membranes

The topic is preparation of a polymeric artificial skin membrane with sweating capabilities for realis-tic measurements of ex-vivo transdermal drug delivery, and the ideal candidate should be curious and analytical with a background in polymer science and/or chemical engineering, ideally with knowledge on silicone-based materials.

Responsibilities and qualifications
Your overall focus will be to strengthen the research centre’s knowledge on transdermal drug delivery by means of experimental work combined with mathematical modelling. You will work with nearby colleagues and be co-supervised by a professor from TUe, where you will also spend your external research stay. You will collaborate with both academic and industrial partners in Denmark as well as abroad. Your primary tasks will be to:

  • Conduct and evaluate transdermal drug delivery experiments
  • Supervise BSc and MSc student projects

You must have a two-year master's degree (120 ECTS points) or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a two-year master's degree. You must have experience with synthesis and characterization of silicone-based elastomers as well as have a thorough understanding of mathematical modelling via courses such as advanced transport processes. Work experience (e.g. student job) within the field of polymer synthesis and polymer characterization is also required.

Approval and Enrolment
The scholarship for the PhD degree is subject to academic approval, and the candidate will be enrolled in one of the general degree programmes at DTU. For information about our enrolment requirements and the general planning of the PhD study programme, please see DTU's rules for the PhD education.  

Assessment
The assessment of the applicants will be made by Professor Anne Ladegaard Skov.

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and appointment terms
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is 3 years.

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Professor Anne Ladegaard Skov by email: al@kt.dtu.dk.  

You can read more about DTU Chemical Engineering at www.kt.dtu.dk/english

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

Application procedure
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 20 January 2022 (Danish time). Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma including official description of grading scale

You may apply prior to ob­tai­ning your master's degree but cannot begin before having received it.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at DTU is a leader in innovative teaching and research, built on core technical subjects and engineering scientific disciplines. The teaching and research covers separation processes, reaction engineering, dynamics and process regulation, process and facility planning, unit operations, heat transmission, fluid mechanics and applied thermodynamics. The Department enjoys very close relations with international partners, and especially a wide range of industrial companies.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

Deadline: 2022-01-20 at 23:59
Unit: DTU Chemical Eng.

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Post expires on torsdag januar 20th, 2022

Postdoc in high-pressure experiment on CO2 storage

Centre for Energy Resources Engineering (CERE) at DTU Chemistry seeks a postdoc in connection with the ongoing research projects related to geological CO2 storage. CERE is a cross-departmental centre (www.cere.dtu.dk), and the CERE group at DTU Chemistry is focused on high-pressure phase behaviour and other critical issues related to oil and gas production, petroleum processing, and carbon dioxide sequestration. The research activities at CERE, DTU Chemistry mainly involve experimental measurement and modelling of phase equilibrium and thermophysical properties at high pressure and development of efficient phase equilibrium calculation algorithms for compositional simulations.

Responsibilities and qualifications
The major responsibility of the postdoc is to carry out experimental studies within the field of geological CO2 storage, including the measurement of fundamental CO2-brine equilibrium data, such as CO2 solubility in brine and the density and viscosity of brine with dissolved CO2, and the study of chalk reactivity under CO2 sequestration. The postdoc is supposed to interact with other colleagues in the group working on other experimental and modelling studies of geological CO2 storage. The postdoc will also work on relevant modelling and data interpretation in collaboration with others in the group.

Candidates should have a PhD degree or equivalent in disciplines like chemical engineering, chemistry, or petroleum engineering. The candidate should have experience with high-pressure experiment. Experience with high-pressure equilibrium measurement and high-pressure equipment design is an advantage.

Assessment
In the assessment of the candidates consideration will be given to

  • scientific production and research potential at international level
  • innovative skills and the ability to generate new ideas
  • the ability to communicate at all levels such as the provision of scientific advice to public sector authorities
  • an all-round experience basis, preferably including international experience
  • the ability to contribute to development of internal and external cooperation

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and terms of employment
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union.

The postdoc position is for a period of 1 year and 6 months, with the possibility of further extension to 2 years, starting as soon as possible (or according to mutual agreement).

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Associate Professor Wei Yan, tel.: +45 4525 2379, email: weya@kemi.dtu.dk.

You can read more about Department of Chemistry on www.kemi.dtu.dk

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

Application procedure
Please submit your online application no later than 28 February 2022 (Danish time).

Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • Application (cover letter)
  • CV
  • Diploma (MSc/PhD)
  • List of publications
  • H-index, and ORCID (see e.g. http://orcid.org/)

Applications and enclosures received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

Deadline: 2022-02-28 at 23:59
Unit: DTU Chemistry

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Post expires on mandag februar 28th, 2022