Doctoral Candidate Position in Mechatronics (PhD student position)

Aalto University - Department of Mechanical Engineering

Aalto University (Espoo, Finland) Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for a full-time doctoral candidate position. The scope of the position is in electro-hydraulic control and modelling. Please see more information about the Department of Mechanical Engineering http://mecheng.aalto.fi/en/   

The candidate is expected to be familiar with modelling of mechatronic systems including mechanical and electrical and/or mechanical and hydraulic. The candidate will be employed in IZIF project focusing on the implementation of zonal electro-hydraulics in off-road mobile machines and stationary industrial applications.

Control aspects, modelling, building test setups and doing the instrumentations as well as performing measurements for electro-hydraulic systems are considered in the research.

Good command of Matlab and related tools is required (for instance LabVIEW, etc).

A successful applicant should have experience and strong motivation on working with modelling, simulation of mechatronic systems. The doctoral candidate is expected to allocate a part of her/his time on teaching, writing journal articles, and assisting in guidance of master students.

This position is offered for four years starting in autumn 2017, but a contract is at first made for one year (funding is guaranteed for 1 year). The doctoral candidate will receive a salary determined according to the regulations of Aalto University. Applicants close to completion of their master thesis will also be considered.

How to apply
Please send your application as PDF files by September 30, 2017 through the electronic recruitment system ‘Saima’ https://www.saimanet.com/aaltohome/aew.html?did=5900&lang=fi&job_id=1493&jc=6

Email applications will not be taken into account.

The application in PDF files should include:

  • Letter of motivation and research statement (1-2 page): include comment on your research strategy and other supporting skills
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) including detailed contact information
  • Degree certificates (if not received in Finland or not in English, a certificated English translation)
  • Transcript of Master’s studies
  • Letter of recommendation and contact information of referee(s)

Shortlisted candidates may be asked to provide proof of proficiency in Finnish, Swedish or English, if the applicant is not a native speaker of or educated in any of them.  See the languages requirements: https://into.aalto.fi/display/endoctoraleng/Application+instructions#Applicationinstructions-LanguagerequirementsLanguagerequirements

All material should be submitted in English. The applicant must fulfill the requirements for entitlement to do postgraduate studies at Aalto University: https://into.aalto.fi/display/endoctoraleng/Admission+requirements.  

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.

For additional information, please contact D.Sc. Tatiana Minav, tatiana.minav@aalto.fi

Espoo, September 5.

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