The Department of Sustainable Systems Engineering INATECH, Chair for Control and
Integration of Grids, searches
Akademischer Rat auf Zeit/
Postdoctoral Researcher (f/m)
Fulltime position, start date: immediately
The research group is engaged in modelling, simulation and optimization of power systems,
likewise considering technical and non-technical aspects. The range of possible
topics includes, but is not limited to power system modelling, analysis of operational
flexibility in power systems, energy market simulation, and sustainability assessment.
Applicants for the positions should have a strong research background in electrical engineering,
energy informatics, energy management, energy system modelling or a related
field, and a proven record and interest in grid infrastructures. The required qualification
is a Ph.D. in one of the fields mentioned above. Experience with writing software in
Matlab or Python is preferred. Very good English skills are required, and German skills
are highly desirable. Additional desirable characteristics include a passion for teaching,
good communication skills and effective work habits.
In addition to the legal requirements, a qualified doctorate is expected. This position is a
fixed term of three years and can be extended by three years. The possibility of further
qualification is given. There is an obligation to teach in the amount of 4 SWS.
You can expect a diversified scientific working environment in a growing and passionate
team within a newly established research group. Multiple existing research partnerships
and ongoing projects allow for effective networking within the scientific community,
and provide opportunities for personal advancement. See further informations at
The contract is a fixed-term contract for 3 years. The salary will be determined in accordance
with A13. We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for
the position advertised here.
Please send in a complete and convincing application with all relevant supporting documents,
including the reference number 10533, by 20.10.2017 at the latest. Please send
your application to the following address in written or electronic form:
Institut für Nachhaltige Technische Systeme
For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Anke Weidlich at Tel. +49 761 203-54011
or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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