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Postdoc position within Models and Analysis of Energy Aware Intelligent Embedded Systems

At the Technical Faculty of IT and Design, at Center for Embedded Software Systems (CISS), Department of Computer Science, Aalborg University, a Postdoc position is available. The position is open for appointment from February 15, 2022 or soon thereafter. The postdoc position is for two years. The research will focus on models and analysis of energy flexibility for Intelligent, Embedded Systems with particular focus on their applications on energy aware systems.

Job description

The position is related to national and EU H2020 projects on flexible energy for buildings and energy systems. Concretely, we are looking for applicants with a strong background and interest in the following: Modelling and analysis of flexibility for energy aware distributed and networked systems:Modelling and design of optimal controllers for flexible energy systems. Modelling of buildings in energy systems. Use of energy data for building models. Simulation and evaluation of energy systems and controllers. See more here.

Within the area, the position comes with freedom in terms of the specific research direction, methodology, and approaches taking the specific project needs into consideration. Accordingly, in addition to the detailed CV and recommendation letters (if any), the applicant should provide a short cover letter which describes the applicant’s background, interests, and initial thoughts and ideas.

Regarding the Department: The Computer Science Department at Aalborg University takes a leading international position within data management and verification. It is a very young university (1974) but with a strong international profile in Mathematics, and Computer Science & Engineering, also hosting the two most highly cited Computer Scientists of the country. According to the CWTS Leiden Ranking 2014 measuring the scientific performance of 750 major universities worldwide, Aalborg University is ranked no. 117 worldwide and is the highest ranked Danish university within Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering.

Aalborg is an attractive student city located at the inlet in North Jutland and close to the Sea, and is well-connected (by car, train, but also via Aalborg Airport). Denmark in general and Aalborg in particular are known for their excellent quality of life. Denmark took the top spot on the United Nation's World Happiness Report, 2013 & 2014 & 2016 and came in third in the 2015 report.

For any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Associate Professor Brian Nielsen (bnielsen@cs.aau.dk), http://people.cs.aau.dk/~bnielsen/

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. After the review of any objections regarding the assessment committee, the head of department, with assistance from the chair of the assessment committee, selects the candidates to be assessed. All applicants will be informed as to whether they will advance to assessment 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 Lisbeth Palmelund by mail  est-st-hr@adm.aau.dk or phone (+45) 9940 7553. 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

2021-224-03746

Deadline

13/10/2021

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