PhD positions in Electrical Engineering [closing 08.02.2021]

Страна: Дания;

Город: Sønderborg

Добавлена: 20.01.2021

Работодатель: The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU)

Тип: PhD position;

Для кого: For researchers;

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Дедлайн подачи: 08.02.2021


The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) invites applications for 3-year positions as PhD in the area of Power Capacitors and their applications. The positions are located at the section Electrical Engineering in Sønderborg within the Centre for Industrial Electronics (CIE). The starting date is 01.04.2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The task portfolio of the PhDs will be linked to several projects within CIE. CIE is embedded in a powerhouse in electronics, which includes researchers and developers at universities and industries on both sides of the Danish-German border. CIE is a new initiative striving for high quality and great impact of its research, innovation and education. Central to achieving this objective is access to state-of-the-art facilities and close collaborations with industries.

The aim of the position is to build strong knowledge and competencies within development and characterization of dielectric materials for capacitors. It includes development of theoretical models to support the experimental results. 

Job description 

  • You will conduct research in the field of modern power capacitors, e.g., metallized film capacitors. It includes to develop new dielectric materials, fabricate and characterize capacitor devices as well as validate the experimental results by theoretical modelling.
  • You will participate in planning, execution and documentation of projects with industrial partners.
  • You will be involved in the daily supervision of Master and Bachelor students.
  • You will publish and present your work both at international conferences and in scientific journals with high impact.
  • You will assist in teaching activities. 

Profile and requirements

  • You have a master degree in Power Electronics, Physics, Chemistry or related fields (equivalent to a Danish master's degree).
  • You are a team player and have strong communication skills.
  • You are interested in a longer term commitment in a growing research group and you are willing to work in close cooperation with industry.
  • You are fluent in English, both spoken and written.
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