Assistant Professor in Analysis and Modeling of Thermalenergy Systems for
Buildings and Districts (2021-224-03536)
At the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Department of the Built
Environment, a position as Assistant Professor in Analysis and Modeling of
Thermal Energy Systems for Buildings and Districts is open for appointment
from September 1, 2021, or soon hereafter. The position is available for a
period of 2 years.
The research work will focus on supporting the technological development of
energy efficient HVAC systems in buildings and district thermal networks. The
research will be conducted using both mathematical modeling techniques and
experimental methods. In terms of mathematical modeling, the candidate will
contribute to further develop the department's expertise towards the next
generation of modeling tools for building and district design and operation
based on the Modelica language. About experimental methods, the candidate will
be required to carry out field and laboratory measurement campaigns within
HVAC system applications. The candidate should contribute to generate new
projects by writing proposals and securing funding. The position will involve
teaching duties and supervision of master and/or PhD students.
PhD degree in Civil Engineering or similar
Solid research experience in system simulation and mathematical modeling
of HVAC systems and components using the Modelica language
Strong knowledge of building science, HVAC systems and thermal storage
Programming skills (e.g. Python), preferably related to the development
of automated workflows in building/urban energy simulations
Hands-on experience in field and laboratory measurements within HVAC
Experience in indoor climate analyses (e.g. thermal comfort)
Experience in writing project proposals for national and international
funds in the field of HVAC systems, district heating and cooling networks,
thermal storage etc.
Experience of leading roles in research projects (e.g. work package/task
Teaching experience within the field of building engineering systems
As a person, the candidate should be driven with the ability to work in a team
as well as independently and be good at networking. The candidate must have
professional skills in English language (written and spoken) . You may
obtain further professional information from Professor Alireza Afshari by
email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 9940 2393.
Qualification requirements for an Assistant Professor
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
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
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.
The applications are only to be submitted online by using the "Apply online"
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
Partner Lone Ørnsholt by email Estemail@example.com or phone (+45) 9940 3494
Information regarding guidelines, ministerial circular in force, teaching
portfolio and procedures can be seen here
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
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