Postdoc Position in Power Systems

Aalto University - Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation

Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation (EEA) is a part of Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering. The Research Group of Power Systems belongs to EEA. It conducts scientific research and gives highest education in the field of Power Systems and High Voltage Engineering.

Postdoc position in Power Systems

Aalto University Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation invites applications for a full-time postdoc position in the Research Group of Power Systems.

The research carried out in the position will concern control functions and control architectures of Smart Grids, especially integration of Prosumers and distributed resources for power system balance management and network capacity management.  A successful applicant should have some experience and strong motivation in working with modelling and simulation in power systems, Smart Grids and distribution networks. Experience in using computer tools like Matlab and GAMS is required. We expect the candidates to have a doctoral degree.

Currently, there are 6 PhD students and 2 doctors working in the research group. The postdoc will work together with some of the PhD students and help in guiding their research. 10% of his/her working hours should be used for teaching.

This position is offered for three years (1+2 years). The postdoc will receive a salary determined according to the regulations of Aalto University.

How to apply
Please apply via recruiting system by using the link Submit your application as a single PDF file by August 15, 2017. Email applications will not be taken into account.

The application (in single PDF file) should include:

  • Letter of motivation/research statement (1-2 page)
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) including detailed contact information and a list of publications,
  • Degree certificates (if not received in Finland or not in English, a certificated English translation)
  • Key scientific publications (maximum 3 papers)
  • Letter of recommendation or contact details of three referees 

For further information, please contact the leading professor Matti Lehtonen, matti.lehtonen(a) or in  recruitment process related questions HR Coordinator Jaana Hänninen,

Aalto University reserves the right for justified reasons to leave the position open, to extend the application period and to consider candidates who have not submitted applications during the application period.

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 20 000 students and more than 400 professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland.

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