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Post Doc in Engineering Systems and Project Manager for H2020 project EURITO

Technical University of Denmark - DTU Management Engineering

Location: Lyngby - Denmark
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 23rd October 2018
Closes: 3rd December 2018

DTU Management Engineering invites applicants for a 2-year position as Post-Doc position in Engineering Systems and Project Manager for DTU as partner in the H2020 EURITO project on and Research and Innovation Indicators, starting ideally in December 2018 or as close as possible thereafter. The position will be based in the Engineering Systems Division led by Professor Anja Maier. 

The Engineering Systems Division is growing fast and is characterised by a vibrant and supportive research environment with engaged staff and strong research collaborations with leading universities and industry worldwide. Our research focuses on understanding and improving the ways in which engineering systems are designed, managed, and operated throughout their life cycles. Our research spans the boundaries of 1. interdisciplinary engineering design, 2. engineering project, programme and portfolio management, and 3. related policy, public engagement and strategic processes. 

The Post-Doc will be expected to conduct research and to be the connector and project manager for the DTU part of the EURITO project, a three-year (2018-2020) European Union Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Action, with Nesta (UK) as project consortium co-ordinator and with DTU (Denmark), FOKUS Fraunhofer (Germany), and Cotec (Spain) as project partners. 

EURITO´s overall objective is to enhance the design of research and innovation policies (R&I) in Europe. This is to be achieved by developing a new set of system-level indicators for innovation and research activities, as well as analytics and visualisations based on open data sources and novel methods. Examples of mined data sources include publications, patents, industry registries, company websites, data traces within social networking and community websites (e.g. and Twitter). Examples of analysis methods include network and content analysis, interactive data visualisation dashboards, or immersive analytics. Within the consortium, DTU work package leads on tasks connected to data collection and analysis, with a particular focus on analytics and information visualisation.

You will have the opportunity to develop and conduct your research within engineering systems design. The H2020 project is situated within (data-driven and visual) systems design, research and innovation indicators, and policy-making.


To apply, please read the full job advertisement at

Application deadline: 3 December 2018. 

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 350 employees, including around 70 PhD students. More than 20% of our employees are from abroad and a total of 38 different nationalities are represented at the Department. 

DTU is a technical university providing internationally leading research, education, innovation and scientific advice. Our staff of 6,000 advance science and technology to create innovative solutions that meet the demands of society, and our 11,200 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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