The Institute of Electrical Machines (IEM) of RWTH Aachen University is a worldwide leading and recognized research institute specialized in the field of electromagnetic energy conversion and electrical drives. IEM collaborates with well-known partners in a large number of public and industrial funded research projects. These close contacts in the areas of industrial application, the automotive industry and regenerative energy production ensure that our research is up-to-date and relevant to the application. In addition, promising basic topics are being researched. Our team-oriented working style gives you the freedom you need to work scientifically with a high degree of motivation, personal responsibility and creativity.
The interdisciplinary post graduate program "Integrated Energy Supply Modules for Roadbound E-Mobility" (mobilEM) is funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). The overall objective is the investigation of the physical foundations of electro-chemical energy storage and its combination with novel fuel-operated range extender units. We offer a 3-year PhD fellowship (fast track for qualified applicants with bachelors degree possible), an international and interdisciplinary academic network with fellow researchers and an extensive qualification and mentoring program.
Development of electric high speed drive concepts.
Design and construction of electrical machines.
Development of modeling and simulation methods of innovative electrical high speed machine control concepts.
Practical testing on test benches for electrical machines.
Holder of a university degree (master or equivalent) in mechanical or electrical engineering with above average scores.
Interest in innovative and interdisciplinary topics.
High level of responsibility, initiative and team spirit.
What we offer:
The position is 18 months and is to be filled by October 1, 2019. A further employment up to five years is planned. This is a full-time position.
The successful candidate has the opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree.
The salary corresponds to level EG 13 TV-L.
RWTH Aachen University is certified as a "Family-Friendly University". We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled persons and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH Aachen University. The principles of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit. RWTH Aachen is an equal opportunities employer. We therefore ask you not to include a photo in your application. For information on the collection of personal data pursuant to Articles 13 and 14 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), please visit: http://www.rwth-aachen.de/dsgvo-information-bewerbung
Please send your application by August 18, 2019 to
RWTH Aachen University
Institute of Electrical Machines (IEM)
Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dr. h.c. Kay Hameyer
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