Professor (with special responsibilities) in Energy Systems Modelling

Technical University of Denmark - DTU Management Engineering

Department of Management Engineering at Technical University of Denmark invites applications for a position as professor (with special responsibilities) in Energy Systems Modelling.

DTU Management Engineering is a department with the overall mission of contributing to research, development, and education within the following scientific areas: Systems Analysis, Management Science, Production and Service Management, Technology and Innovation Management, Transport Modelling, and Quantitative Sustainability Assessment.

The professor will be affiliated to the Systems Analysis Division, the Energy Systems Group.

Responsibilities and tasks

The new professor is expected to become the scientific leader and driving force in the group for further development of energy systems modelling and analysis encompassing smart energy systems with cross-cutting sectoral integration (power, heat, gas, and transport), as well as integration of renewable energy sources and flexibility options in energy systems.

The position includes leading ongoing research projects and developing new research fields and alliances, strengthening the research team, developing research applications, and further accelerating the overall academic publication output. The new professor is expected to manage and take a lead position in the division’s contributions to research-based teaching including development and teaching of courses within energy system modelling, as well as associated examination commitments at the BSc, MSc, and PhD levels. Supervising and supporting PhDs, BSc/MSc projects, and early career team members will also be a central task.

The new professor is expected to establish relations to other research groups at DTU and at the department working with optimization and mathematical modelling, and with other departments at DTU working in the field of energy analyses. Furthermore, the new professor is expected to take a leading role in maintaining and further strengthening DTU’s international and Danish networks and project partnerships with universities and other centres of excellence around the world.

Application procedure

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Application deadline: 7 January 2018 (local time).

DTU Management Engineering contributes actively to the development of management tools and optimization of processes by using and re-thinking theoretical engineering perspectives, models and methods. Through our research and teaching, we ensure an innovative, competitive and sustainable organization and use of technologies within areas such as energy and climate, transportation, production and health, both domestic and abroad. DTU Management Engineering has 340 employees; including an academic staff of 190 and 68 PhD students. More than 20% of our employees are from abroad and in all 38 different nationalities are represented at the Department.

DTU is a technical university providing internationally leading research, education, innovation and public service. Our staff of 5,800 advance science and technology to create innovative solutions that meet the demands of society; and our 11,000 students are being educated to address the technological challenges of the future. DTU is an independent academic university collaborating globally with business, industry, government, and public agencies.

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