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Postdoc in Artificial Intelligence in Smart Battery (2021-224-03629)

At the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Department of Energy Technology a position as Postdoc in Artificial Intelligence in Smart Battery is open for appointment from 1st of November or soon after. The position is for 2 years. Aalborg University contributes to the knowledge building of the global society as well as the development of prosperity, welfare and culture of Danish society. This is accomplished through research, research-based education, public sector services and knowledge collaboration. AAU educates students for the future and activities are based on a dynamic and transformative collaboration with the surrounding community.  The Department of Energy Technology is a dynamic engineering research department in continuous growth and inspiring surroundings. The department has a very international environment and covers all areas of clean and sustainable energy systems of the future within electrical, thermal and mechatronic energy technology. The department has campuses in both Aalborg and Esbjerg, this position is located in Aalborg. The mission is to be world leading in both research and research-based education of the energy engineers of the future. The department has approx. 300 employees of many nationalities, of which 24 are administrative staff. In addition, the department constantly has approx. 50-70 guest researchers from around the world. Research and teaching are in the absolute world elite in the field of energy, and we have extensive and leading workshop and laboratory facilities, where research and innovation are carried out in direct collaboration with industry to a great extent. 

Job description

The position is offered in relation to the research program “Battery Storage Systems" and the Postdoc will be positioned to the section for “Power Electronics System Integration and Materials”.

Research areas will be within artificial intelligence in smart batteries with focuses on battery state estimation, lifetime prediction, and optimal charging strategy for lifetime extension in real-life applications.
 
Specific requirements:
- Battery state of health estimation and lifetime prediction using artificial intelligence
- Noisy data processing and aging feature extraction in AI-based battery state estimation
- Performance and degradation modeling of Lithium-based battery cells
- State-of-charge estimation of Lithium-based batteries
- The charging/discharging strategy optimization considering the inconsistency in Lithium-based battery pack

The ideal candidate for this position should have a strong research interest in studies related to smart battery management. Furthermore, the successful applicant should be proficient in English, have strong interpersonal skills, and collaborate highly with team members.

You may obtain further professional information from Professor Remus Teodorescu, phone +45 2787 9808, e-mail ret@et.aau.dk  

Read more about AAU at www.aau.dk 
Read more about the Department of Energy Technology at www.et.aau.dk  

Qualification requirements: 

Appointment as Postdoc 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 a Postdoc cannot exceed a period of four years in total at Aalborg University.

The application must contain the following:

  • A motivated text wherein the reasons for applying, qualifications in relation to the position, and intentions and visions for the position are stated.
  • A current curriculum vitae.
  • Copies of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and PhD). On request you could be asked for an official English translation.
  • Scientific qualifications. A complete list of publications must be attached with an indication of the works the applicant wishes to be considered. You may attach up to 5 publications.
  • Dissemination qualifications, including participation on committees or boards, participation in organisations and the like.
  • Additional qualifications in relation to the position. References/recommendations.
  • Personal data.

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

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.

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 Mathilde Vestergaard HR-Servicecentre EST by mail est-ef-hr@adm.aau.dk 

Information regarding guidelines, ministerial circular in force 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

2021-224-03629

Deadline

10/08/2021

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