DTU Tenure Track Assistant Professors in Intelligent Energy Systems

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At the Department of Electrical Engineering we seek two Tenure Track Assistant Professors in Intelligent Energy Systems for our Center for Electrical Power and Energy. Excellent candidates within various fields, e.g. power systems, power converters and components, energy analytics and markets, energy system management and distributed energy resources are encouraged to apply. At the Center for Electric Power and Energy you will be part of a vibrant, welcoming and diverse environment with an international atmosphere, superb academic collaborations, and outstanding links to the front-running Danish energy sector.

The two positions are part of DTU’s Tenure Track program. 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. We develop talent by offering a career mentor, state-of-the-art research infrastructure, and postgraduate teacher training. DTU’s Tenure Track is an appointment of at most six years, during which you will receive career support in the form of professional and personal guidance. At the end of the tenure track appointment you will be evaluated by an external assessment committee, who will assess your appointment to a permanent Associate Professorship. Read more about the DTU Tenure Track program at DTU at this homepage.

Responsibilities and qualifications
Your focus will be to strengthen our research, education and innovation within intelligent energy systems, and your profile shall contribute to DTU’s strategic focus on Europe’s best engineering education, sustainable transformation and digitalization. You are expected to be enthusiastic about your research and have robust abilities to teach. We will value innovative thinking and ability to translate your research into innovations and commercial solutions. You are able to fruitfully collaborate with close colleagues, leading scholars around the globe, and front-running companies in the heart of the green transformation.


Your primary tasks will be to:

  • Teach and supervise BSc and MSc student projects, and be co-supervisor for PhD students
  • Carry out excellent research and develop a recognized scientific profile, which over time will contribute to international visibility and reputation of the center and the department
  • Build up a strong collaboration with your colleagues and external partners within academia and industry
  • Contribute to attracting grants and initiate and secure external funding in close collaboration and coordination with your colleagues

You must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent).

You must be responsible for the teaching of courses. You will be expected to learn Danish and be able to teach in Danish after 3 years. DTU can provide Danish language courses.

You will be assessed against the responsibilities and qualifications stated above and the following general criteria:

  • Experience and quality of teaching
  • Research experience
  • Research vision and potential
  • International impact and experience
  • Societal impact
  • Innovativeness, including commercialization and collaboration with industry
  • Leadership, collaboration, and interdisciplinary skills
  • Communication skills

Salary and terms of employment
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The salary for the position will be determined by the applicants qualifications and in agreement with the relevant union. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Ministerial Order on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Professor and Head of center Jacob Østergaard, mobile +45 2513 0501, e-mail: jaos@dtu.dk


You can read more about Center for Electric Power and Energy at www.cee.elektro.dtu.dk and Department of Electrical Engineering at www.elektro.dtu.dk. You will have access to our cutting-edge labs for experimental activities; see www.powerlab.dk

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 8 February 2021 (Danish time)Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • Application (cover letter)
  • Vision for teaching and research for the tenure track period
  • CV including employment history, list of publications, H-index (Google, Scopus and WoS) and ORCID (see http://orcid.org/)
  • Teaching portfolio including documentation of teaching experience
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

Department of Electrical Engineering educates students within electrical engineering technologies. We offer studies at BSc, MSc and PhD levels, and participate in joint international programmes. We conduct state-of-the-art research within antenna and microwave technology, robot technology, power and physical electronics, acoustic environment, electro-acoustics, and electric power and energy. Our department has more than 200 members of staff.

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DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, 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 vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,000 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. Our main campus is in Kgs. Lyngby north of Copenhagen and we have campuses in Roskilde and Ballerup and in Sisimiut in Greenland.