Vacant position as Professor in Electrochemical Batteries at Aalborg University
At the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Department of Energy Technology a position as Professor in Electrochemical Batteries is open for appointment for a period of 5 years from 1. February 2019 or soon hereafter. The Department of Energy Technology is an expanding department covering most fields of Energy Technology ranging from electrical energy (Power Systems, Power Electronics, Electrical Machines) to thermal energy including Energy Systems and Fluid Mechanics and Combustion but also mechatronic systems. The department has about 250 employees – out of them are more than 100 Ph.D. students. The laboratory-facilities are world-class and the research carried out are most often in collaboration with industry. This position is part of a special Aalborg University initiative concerning Distinguished International Professors that AAU provides for the purpose of increasing internationalization and research performance in selected fields. Together with the position, a top-up programme valued at more than one million Euros for employment of PhDs and Post docs during the five-year period is defined.
Read more about the job description and how to apply here. The deadline is October 31, 2018.
Erik Schaltz received the MSc and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from the Department of Energy, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark, in 2005 and 2010, respectively. From 2009 to 2012, he has been an Assistant Professor and since 2012, he has been an Associate Professor. Both positions also at the Department of Energy, Aalborg University. At the Department, he is the leader of the research group in E-mobility and Drives and the vice leader of the Batteries research group. He is a guest and associate editor in several journals related to batteries and e-mobility and he is also a board member of the Danish Battery Society. His research interests include the usage of power electronics, electric machines, fuel cells, batteries, ultracapacitors, etc. as power train in various applications like electric vehicles, industrial machinery, and heavy-duty systems. In addition, he is also focused on battery state-estimation, management (electric and thermal), and modelling (electric, thermal, and lifetime) of battery cells and packs.
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