The position will include modeling and optimization in the fields of; Electrification of the industrial energy systems; Heat pumps for district heating; Industrial heat pumps; Energy storage; Integration of renewable energy in industrial energy systems; Industrial process integration; Novel cycles and components
Candidates should have a PhD degree in the field of thermal systems engineering or equivalent. Candidates are expected to have experience from research in a variety of applications related to industrial energy system optimization and technology, industrial process integration and heat pump systems. Skills in modelling of advanced thermal systems are preferable. Experience from working in international collaboration projects is valuable
Postdoc in Thermal Engineering of Industrial Energy Systems DTU Mechanical Eng Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Tuesday 15 Sep 20 Apply for this job Apply no later than 29 September 2020 Apply for the job at DTU Mechanical Eng by completing the following form. Apply online DTU, Department of Mechanical Engineering conducts scientific research in close collaboration with a number of industrial partners in the field of optimization of energy conversion systems with focus on sustainable solution for the future. The focus of the research covers heat pumps, refrigeration, biomass, engines, energy storage, industrial energy systems and more. The research involves advanced analysis, modelling optimization of systems and components based on applied thermal-fluid methods. We are looking for a postdoc researcher in the field of advanced thermal engineering of industrial energy systems, heat pumps and energy storage. Responsibilities and tasks The position will include modeling and optimization in the fields of Electrification of the industrial energy systems Heat pumps for district heating Industrial heat pumps Energy storage Integration of renewable energy in industrial energy systems Industrial process integration Novel cycles and components The work will be based on numerical modeling and simulation of components, cycles and systems and experiments carried out in laboratory and at industrial facilities. Qualifications Candidates should have a PhD degree in the field of thermal systems engineering or equivalent. Candidates are expected to have experience from research in a variety of applications related to industrial energy system optimization and technology, industrial process integration and heat pump systems. Skills in modelling of advanced thermal systems are preferable. Experience from working in international collaboration projects is valuable. Flexibility and self-motivation are desired skills at DTU. In addition, we expect you to be interested in collaboration internally in the department and with project partners. 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 employment period will be nine months. You can read more about career paths at DTU here . Further information Further information may be obtained from Professor Brian Elmegaard, tel.: 45 4525 4169. You can read more about Department of Mechanical Engineering at www.mek.dtu.dk . Application procedure Please submit your online application no later than 29 September 2020 (local 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) CV Diploma (MSc/PhD) List of publications Applications and enclosures received after the deadline will not be considered. A ll interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply. DTU Mechanical Engineering covers the fundamental engineering disciplines within Solid mechanics, Fluid mechanics, Coastal and Maritime Engineering, Energy systems and energy conversion, Materials and Surface Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Engineering design and Product development. The department has a scientific staff of about 135 persons, 100 PhD students and a technical/administrative support staff of about 80 persons. Technology for people 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.
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