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Professor in Electric Power Systems
DTU Engineering Technology
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DTU Engineering Technology invites applications for a position as
Assistant/Associate Professor in the area of Electric Power Systems in the
newly started research group Supply and Infrastructure. The research group
also encompasses the area of energy systems seen in the light of the
challenging green changeover with electric power as a central energy carrier.
Here you will contribute in defining and establishing the research group by
defining research projects and research objectives – and you will contribute
in the transformation of research into teaching in one or more of the
Electric Power engineering
Power electronics and drive systems
Communication systems for industrial applications
Communication systems for distributed and intelligent components in the
electric power supply / installations
DTU Engineering Technology is located at DTU Ballerup Campus and is part of
the Technical University of Denmark. We provide courses and instruction that
feed into a number of DTU's Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) Programmes as
well as a range of continuing education formats, including Diploma Programmes.
Our approach is research and development-based with a strong focus on
professional practice, hands-on experience, problem solving and business
readiness, qualifying our graduates to detect, analyse and find solutions to
real-world challenges and technical problems across engineering disciplines
and in practice-based, complex and development-oriented job functions.
DTU Engineering Technology has an extensive portfolio of industry-university
collaborations at both student and faculty level. This forms the basis of our
growing research field, technology implementation in engineering and
engineering education, which focuses on synthesizing learnings from multiple
single cases into the development of new methodology, theory and tools for
technology implementation, primarily within the sectors of construction and
design of the electric power infrastructure.
The pedagogical concept of the Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) Programmes is
based upon the internationally recognized concept CDIO (Conceive, Design,
Implement, Operate). This is a concept DTU has developed in global
cooperation with other universities, ensuring that graduates have a high
degree of professionalism and strong personal and interpersonal skills taught
in an engineering context.
Responsibilities and qualifications
The position as assistant/associate professor at DTU Engineering Technology
entails a combination of teaching, supervision and research. Your teaching
activities vary in format to inspire and challenge the students according to
their qualifications, learning styles and the nature of the subject. Your
teaching contributes to the life shaping student experiences that prepare the
students for their careers and lives. Your teaching activities can include
Design of electrical installations (62703)
Electrical machines (62704)
Power electronics (62755)
Power electronics in energy systems (31039)
Measurement and control with microcomputers (62752)
Digital Electronics and PLC (62751)
Renewable energy electricity supply (62765)
You must also be prepared in a close cooperation with the head of study to
contribute in the development of the portfolio of courses s in the field of
electrical Supply and Infrastructure.
Apart from teaching, you will also engage in a number of industrial research
projects. Both by joining existing projects at the department and in your
research group as well as by taking the lead in applying for and finding
external funding for future projects in close collaboration with your research
group of Supply and Infrastructure. Such projects will originate in
university-industry collaboration, where you will engage with academic
competences in electric power systems and installations together with and for
the benefit of the industry. The central themes for the research group are
power electronics, electrical power systems and communication systems, along
with collaborative relationships with companies, industry associations and
We are looking for applicants who have a broad experience in electric power
systems, and installations, with a collaborative mind-set for both external
collaboration in terms of university-industry collaboration, and university-
university collaboration as well as internal collaboration within research and
teaching in the research group and across the department. The research group
in the establishing process as part of a major transformation of the
department. You will contribute in the transformation of the department by the
definition of the research group, while balancing development and operational
Qualified applicants will have a relevant MSc degree e.g. in electric power
systems, power electronics, energy systems and installations design or similar
as well as:
PhD degree or similar is an advantage
Relevant work experience at a high professional level
Teaching experience at university level is an advantage but not a
Proficient English skills
Danish language skills will be an advantage in relation to technical terms
The teaching language in our department is Danish. You must therefore be able
to teach in Danish after three years. DTU can provide Danish language courses.
The candidate will be assessed on the basis of the above responsibilities and
qualifications and the following general criteria:
Experience and quality of teaching
Research vision and potential
International impact and experience
Innovativeness, including commercialization and collaboration with
Leadership, collaboration, and interdisciplinary skills
Salary and terms of employment
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish
Confederation of Professional Associations. The salary for the position will
be determined by the applicants qualifications and in agreement with the
relevant union. Further information on qualification requirements and job
content may be found in the Ministerial Order on Job Structure for Academic
Staff at Universities.
You can read more about career paths at DTU here .
The place of work is DTU Ballerup Campus. The position is full time with a
starting date 1 August or shortly thereafter.
Further information may be obtained from Esben Larsen, email@example.com or Malene
Kirstine Holst, firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can read more about DTU Engineering Technology at
https: // www. engtech.dtu.dk
If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in
Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark .
Please submit your online application no later than 23 June 2021 (Danish
Applications must be in English and submitted as a single PDF file
containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please click the
link “Apply online” / “Ansøg online”, fill in the online application form, and
attach all your materials in English in a single PDF file. The file must
Application (cover letter)
Vision for teaching
CV including employment history, list of publications indicating
scientific highlights, H-index and ORCID (see https:// orcid.org/)
Teaching portfolio including documentation of teaching experience
Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)
All qualified candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability,
religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.
The recruitment process
After the application deadline, the Head of Department selects applicants for
assessment based on the advice of an internal DTU Appointment Committee. All
applicants are then immediately notified whether their application has been
accepted for assessment. Applicants will be continuously informed about the
progress of the procedure by email.
You can learn more about the recruitment process here.
About DTU Engineering Technology
DTU Engineering Technology has a strong track record in university-
industry collaboration on both faculty and student level. Based on DTU's
Ballerup Campus with state-of-the art labs and workshops for student
innovation and collaboration, DTU Engineering Technology is a driver in
collaborations between students, faculty and small and medium sized companies.
With approximately 500 graduation projects and 500 student internships with
industry per year, our hands-on approach to technology transfer and solving
real-life industry challenges is part of everything we do.
Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and
study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the
global challenges formulated in the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and
create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision
lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an
international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working
environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we
collaborate with the best universities around the world.