SPECIAL SCIENTIST (PhD holder)UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS FOSS RESEARCH CENTRE FOR SUSTAINABLE ENERGY

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: Temporary
Deadline: 09 Apr 2021

The PV Technology Laboratory of FOSS Research Centre for Sustainable Energy of the University of Cyprus, announces one (1) vacancy for a full or part- time Special Scientist position to work on research projects at FOSS.

It should be mentioned that one (1) month of full-time employment at the University of Cyprus corresponds to 140 hours.

Application Code: FOSS2021SS-02

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• First Degree and PhD in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or Physics, with at least a 2.1 class or equivalent.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate is expected to conduct research in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning and will tackle applications related to the further penetration of Photovoltaics such as failure detection, demand response, energy, load and market forecasting. The successful candidate will have the following duties and responsibilities:

• Development of models to accurately classify faults in PV systems

• Development of models to accurately forecast energy production from renewable energy sources

• Development of models for load forecasting

• Development of models for market forecasting

• Development of algorithms for Demand Response

• Model validation with real data and experiments

• Data analysis

• Implementation of the above on a new software platform being developed by FOSS

• Writing articles and publications of research results

• Supervision of research projects conducted by bachelor (final year) and postgraduate students

• Support in research project management

• Contribution to the dissemination of results and in educational activities.

Also, high academic performance and interest in research are considered important qualifications.


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