The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.

The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) contributes multidisciplinary expertise in the fields of MathematicsPhysicsEngineeringComputer ScienceLife Sciences and Medicine. Through its dual mission of teaching and research, the FSTM seeks to generate and disseminate knowledge and train new generations of responsible citizens, in order to better understand, explain and advance society and environment we live in.

The University of Luxembourg ( is seeking to hire a postdoctoral researcher within the Department of Engineering of the Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine under the supervision of Prof. Jean-Régis HADJI-MINAGLOU.

The role of the postdoc is to contribute to design with the experts of the partner Company, a high-power electrical drive for the application to hybrid agricultural tractors and heavy-duty vehicles.

Your Role…

The postdoc will conduct the following tasks:

  • Provide dedicated application support to the industrial project through benchmarking, design optimization, energy-efficient solution, and practical validation on laboratory setup
  • Perform cutting research and education tasks in the fields of electrical engineering
  • Provide high-level support to internal PhD research projects and to the external industrial partner
  • Collaborate with the Technology Transfer Office on the skills and technology access framework
  • Participate in the research, education, and training activities: Bachelor, Master, and PhD programs
  • Writing funding demands and scientific articles in the field of high-power electrical drives
What we expect from you…
  • PhD degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent degree
  • Advanced Know-How in Finite Elements Modelling & Calculation Software for the application to electrical motors
  • Experience in a research environment
  • Experience with the industry is a plus
  • Great communication skills
  • Understanding and implementation of project management best practices. In particular, the ability to manage multiple projects under strict timelines as well as the ability to work well in a demanding, dynamic environment and meet overall objectives
  • Commitment, team working, interpersonal skills, and a critical mind
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are mandatory. The University of Luxembourg is set in a multilingual context, therefore knowledge in at least one of the two official languages of Luxembourg (French or German) is an asset
In Short…
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 32 Month
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Kirchberg
  • Job Reference: UOL05894

The yearly gross salary for every Postdoctoral Researcher at the UL is EUR 81072 (full time)

How to apply…

Your application in English (in PDF format) should include:

  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae, your contact address, training record, work experience, and publications
  • Letter of intent including the personal motivations for applying to the University of Luxembourg
  • Certified copies of degree certificates, a transcript of courses taken (with grades)
  • Names and contact details of three referees

We ensure a full consideration for applications received by 30/09/2023. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

In return you will get…
  • Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR). 
  • A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
  • A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …
Further information…

The postdoctoral researcher will report to Prof. Jean-Régis HADJI-MINAGLOU.

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