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Associate/Full Professor Power Electronics

Associate/Full Professor Power Electronics

The Department of Electrical Engineering has a vacancy for an Associate/Full Professor Power Electronics.
Position
Professor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Department(s)
Department of Electrical Engineering
Institutes
Artificial Intelligence, EIRES - Eindhoven Institute for Renewable Energy Systems
FTE
1,0
Date off
20/12/2020
Reference number
V36.4240

Job description

Would you like the opportunity to build your own research team in Power Electronics? We welcome you to share your passion and contribute to scientific innovation and break-throughs, especially for high-precisions systems and renewable energy applications. As a newly appointed faculty member, you will be working in the Electromechanics and Power Electronics group at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). Next to your research quality, educational skills are very important as you will develop and teach Power Electronics courses at both undergraduate and graduate level.

The position is open immediately, but the start date is flexible!

TU/e research towards 2030

TU/e has identified ‘Complex ‘High Tech Systems’ and ‘Renewable Energy’ as two of the key multi-disciplinary research opportunities in the taskforce TU/e 2030. Power Electronics plays an enabling role in these domains. There is an ongoing initiative, both at the university level and the department level, to strengthen the research and education in these directions.

Electromechanics and Power Electronics Group (EPE)

The EPE group has one of the most advanced electromechanics and power electronics laboratories in the Netherlands (680+ m2 floor space). It contains state-of-the-art facilities for testing and validation of electromechanical and power electronic systems.

Research in the EPE group has strongly grown in the past years because of the industrial demands for innovative and energy-saving conversion systems. The research has been greatly supported by national and international programs. It is carried out in five interlinked directions: high-precision motion systems, biomedical systems, more-electric and sustainable society, batteries and other energy storage systems and, power electronics for industrial, medical and automotive applications.

Job requirements

  • PhD degree in Electrical, Electronic Engineering, Applied Physics or similar, with specialization in Power Electronics/Power Conversion Systems
  • Experience and reputation in a well-defined or, an emerging area of Power Electronics
  • Experience in management of professionals, aimed at developing people and finding opportunities to collaborate
  • Strong academic and industry network; proven by joint collaborations, projects and publications
  • Ability to conduct high quality academic research, demonstrated for instance by a relevant PhD thesis and/or publication(s)
  • Excellent communication, organization, and leadership skills
  • Excellent proficiency in English (written and verbal)

Conditions of employment

  • A meaningful job in a dynamic and ambitious university embedded in the High-Tech Brainport region.
  • Free access to high-quality training programs for academic leadership, the university teaching qualification program, research and valorization competences, and a dedicated mentoring program.
  • If you will be appointed as an Irène Curie Fellow, you are entitled to a substantial start-up package to kick-off your career.
  • Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement for Dutch Universities.
  • Additionally, an annual holiday allowance of 8% of the yearly salary, plus a year-end allowance of 8.3% of the annual salary;
  • A broad package of fringe benefits, including an excellent technical infrastructure, moving expenses, and savings schemes.
  • Family-friendly initiatives are in place, such as the Dual Career Opportunity program to support accompanying partners, an international spouse program, and excellent on-campus children day care and sports facilities.

Information and application

About us

Eindhoven University of Technology is a top-ranking Dutch university that combines scientific curiosity with a hands-on attitude. Our spirit of collaboration translates into an open culture and a number 1 position in collaborating with advanced industries. Fundamental knowledge enables us to design solutions for the highly complex problems of today and tomorrow.

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More information

If you recognize yourself in this profile and if you have questions, please contact prof.dr. E.A. Lomonova, e.lomonova[at]tue.nl.

For information about terms of employment, please contact Cyndi Geurts, Recruiter, c.g.geurts[at]tue.nl, +31 621167031.

We hope you are inspired to know more about working at TU/e! Please visit www.tue.nl/jobs.

Application

We invite you to submit a complete application by using the 'apply now'-button on this page. The application should include a:

  • Cover letter in which you describe your motivation and qualifications for the position.
  • Curriculum vitae, including a list of your publications and the contact information of three references.
  • List of five self-selected ‘best publications’.
  • Description of your scientific interests and plans (1-2 pages).
  • Statement of your teaching goals and experience (1-2 pages).

We look forward to your application and will screen it as soon as we have received it. Screening will continue until the position has been filled. We are committed to the cause of gender equality and, in case of equal suitability, we give preference to female candidates.