Postdoc in Thermal Energy – Heat Pumps and District Energy Systems - DTU Construct

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Postdoc in Thermal Energy – Heat Pumps and District Energy Systems - DTU Construct
Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
Job Description

If you are establishing your career as a scientist and you are looking for the best possible foundation for fulfilling your dreams and ambitions, it is right here in front of you. We are looking for a passionate Postdoctoral Researcher in Thermal Energy with a strong research background in heat pumps and district energy (heating and cooling) systems with competitive skills in MATLAB/EES programming and Evolutionary Optimization Methods for techno-economic optimization tasks. This position is on two externally funded projects of the TES Section on the development of advanced heat pump solutions in connection with innovative district heating and cooling networks. You will be part of a very dedicated team with several more PhD and postdoc researchers, focusing on cutting-edge and applied research to address the challenges of energy systems towards sustainability.
Responsibilities and qualifications
We are looking for an ambitious candidate for a postdoctoral researcher position (2 years, full-time) to focus on the projects’ topics. We expect that the candidate can perform rigorous and relevant research using a combination of quantitative and qualitative research methods and extend collaborations with key academic and industrial partners at both a national and international level. We also expect that the candidate will disseminate their research findings in academic and practice-oriented outlets.
As a formal qualification, you must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent). 
We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility. 
Salary and terms of employment 
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union.
The period of employment is 2 years. The starting date is the first of May 2024 (or according to mutual agreement). The position is a full-time position.
You can read more about career paths at DTU here .
Further information 
For further information please contact Professor Brian Elmegaard ([email protected] ) and/or Senior Researcher Ahmad Arabkoohsar ([email protected] ). 
You can read more about DTU Construct at . 
If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark .
Application procedure 
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 11 March 2024 (23:59 Danish time). Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply now", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • Application (cover letter)
  • CV
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD – in English)
  • List of publications 

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.
DTU Civil and Mechanical Engineering (DTU Construct) develops and utilizes science and technical knowledge for the benefit of society and sustainable development. We undertake research, education, innovation, and scientific advice of the highest quality within building design and processes, building construction and safety, building energy and services, solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, materials technology, manufacturing engineering, engineering design, and thermal energy systems.
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DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programs, 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 mission to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That mission lives on today. DTU has 13,500 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.

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Job Info
  • Job Identification 3232
  • Job Category VIP B
  • Posting Date 02/26/2024, 07:11 AM
  • Apply Before 03/11/2024, 06:59 PM
  • Locations Nils Koppels Allè, Kgs. Lyngby, 2800, DK

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