At the Faculty of Engineering and Science, AAU Energy, a PhD position is available within the general research program. The PhD stipend is open for appointment from 1 June 2023. The employment is fixed for 3 years.
Aalborg University contributes to the knowledge building of the global society as well as the development of prosperity, welfare and culture of Danish society. This is accomplished through research, research-based education, public sector services and knowledge collaboration. AAU educates students for the future and activities are based on a dynamic and transformative collaboration with the surrounding community.
AAU Energy is a dynamic engineering research department in continuous growth and inspiring surroundings. AAU Energy has a very international environment and covers all areas of clean and sustainable energy systems of the future within electrical, thermal and mechatronic energy technology. AAU Energy has campuses in both Aalborg and Esbjerg, this position is in Aalborg.
The mission is to be world leading in both research and research-based education of the energy engineers of the future. AAU Energy has approx. 300 employees of many nationalities, of which 25 are administrative staff. In addition, AAU Energy constantly has approx. 50-70 guest researchers from around the world.
Research and teaching are in the absolute world elite in the field of energy, and we have extensive and leading workshop and laboratory facilities where research and innovation are carried out in direct collaboration with industry to a great extent.
The position is offered in relation to the research program “Reliability in Power Electronic Components” and the PhD student will be positioned to the section for Applied Power Electronic Systems.
The PhD work will focus on the analysis and smart testing of power electronic components and systems based on complex mission profiles of their reliability. That involves data analysis, reliability modelling and analysis, robustness validation as well as mission-profile-based accelerated testing. Experimental experience will be an advantage.
The applicant must provide and upload a proper project description, which describes the applicant’s initial thoughts and ideas related to the specific project applied for. This includes a brief state-of-the-art (including short list of references), a time schedule and how the applicant intends to shed light on the project objectives. The project description should have a length of 4-5 pages.
A good background in power electronics is mandatory. Experience with MATLAB, LabView and the principal circuit simulation programs such as PSpice and PLECS is highly demanded. Further experience in the reliability field, e.g., power cycling, stress tests, modeling, and simulation is welcome but not mandatory.
You may obtain further information concerning scientific aspects from Professor Frede Blaabjerg, tel. +45 21292454, email: email@example.com or Professor Francesco Iannuzzo, tel. +45 2370 8910, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
PhD stipends are allocated to individuals who hold a Master’s degree. PhD stipends are normally for a period of 3 years. It is a prerequisite for allocation of the stipend that the candidate will be enrolled as a PhD student at the Doctoral School of Engineering and Science in accordance with the regulations of Ministerial Order No. 1039 of August 27, 2013 on the PhD Programme at the Universities and Certain Higher Artistic Educational Institutions. According to the Ministerial Order, the progress of the PhD student shall be assessed at regular points in time.
Shortlisting will be applied. This means that subsequent to the deadline for applications the head of department supported by the chair of the assessment committee will select candidates for assessment. All applicants will be informed whether they will be assessed or not.
For further information about stipends and salary as well as practical issues concerning the application procedure contact Ms. Ruth Klitte, The Doctoral School at The Faculty of Engineering and Science, email: email@example.com
For more information of The Doctoral School of Engineering and Science: www.phd.engineering.aau.dk
The application is only to be submitted online by using the “Apply online” button below.
Read more about AAU at www.aau.dk.
Read more about the AAU Energy at www.energy.aau.dk.
AAU wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background or belief.
Appointment and salary as a PhD fellow are according to the Ministry of Finance Circular of 15 December 2021 on the Collective Agreement for Academics in Denmark, Appendix 5, regarding PhD fellows, and with the current Circular of 11 December 2019 on the employment structure at Danish universities.
Deadline: 2023-04-16 at 23:59
Unit: AAU Energy
Read the job description at the university homepage or apply.
Post expires on Saturday April 15th, 2023
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