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At the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Department of Energy Technology, Esbjerg section, a position as Assistant Professor in Offshore Dynamic Systems is open for appointment from 1.st of March 2021 or soon hereafter. The position is available for 4 years and is offered in relation to the research program "Offshore Energy Systems". The Department of Energy Technology is an expanding department covering most fields of Energy Technology ranging from electrical energy (Power Systems, Power Electronics, Electrical Machines) to thermal energy including Energy Systems and Fluid Mechanics and Combustion but also mechatronic systems. The department has about 285 employees – out of them are more than 115 Ph.D. students. The laboratory-facilities are world-class and the research carried out are most often in collaboration with industry.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Research areas will be within mechanics and dynamics; with special emphasis on offshore dynamic systems and processes. The candidate must have a strong interest in dynamic modelling, signal processing, and must have conducted research within the field of offshore energy systems. Furthermore, the candidate must have experience with conducting real-time experiments in a laboratory environment.

Teaching will primarily be related to linear algebra, calculus and dynamic modelling and will include both lecturing and supervision of student projects on bachelor and master’s level for the Energy and Mechnical engineering programmes, but also in other study programmes at the University.

The teaching will involve close innovative collaboration with industrial companies. Thus, knowledge and experience with the Problem-based learning (PBL) method, which is Aalborg University’s teaching philosophy, is a requirement.

The Department of Energy Technology focuses on the technical and scientific disciplines within engineering and control theory. Research areas span from indoor environment, structural analysis and design, control theory and wave energy.

The research is conducted in a national as well as an international research environment. The Department takes on contract research for both public institutions and private companies. The research projects involve both theoretical research and in-situ measurements along with laboratory experiments.

As an employee at the Department of Energy technology you become a part of an international research environment, where focus is on innovation, knowledge sharing, and interdisciplinary collaborations.
 
You may obtain further professional information from Associate Professor, Jens Bo Holm-Nielsen, 9940 3317 or jhn@et.aau.dk. 

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

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

The application must contain the following: 

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

An assessment committee will assess all candidates. 

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

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

For further information concerning the application procedure please contact HR Servicecenter EST by mail est-ef-hr@adm.aau.dk.

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

AGREEMENT

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

VACANCY NUMBER

2020-224-03240

DEADLINE

Tue Jan 19 00:00:00 CET 2021

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