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Associate Professor (Team Lead) in Electric Energy

Technical University of Denmark - DTU Engineering Technology

Location: Lyngby - Denmark
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent, Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 28th September 2021
Closes: 30th October 2021

Responsibilities and qualifications

Your overall focus will be, contributing to DTU’s strategic aim towards being Europe’s best Engineering education. We provide courses and instruction that feed into a number of DTU’s Bachelor in Engineering (BEng) Programmes as well as a range of continuing education formats, including Diploma Programmes. Our approach is research and development-based with a strong focus on professional practice, hands-on experience, problem solving and business readiness.  Qualifying our graduates to detect, analyse and find solutions to real-world challenges and technical problems across engineering disciplines and in practice-based, complex and development-oriented job functions. At DTU, the pedagogical concept and the BEng programmes are based upon the internationally recognized concept CDIO. 

Your focus will be to strengthen the department’s competences within electric infrastructure and of this derived technologies and techniques. You will work with nearby colleagues, and with both academic and industrial partners in Denmark as well as abroad. University-industry collaboration will characterize your teaching and research, why we value practical and theoretical experience with designing, implementing and operation of electric infrastructure. 

Your primary tasks will be to:

  • Teach and supervise BEng and BSc student projects, and be co-supervisor for PhD students.
  • Engagement in industry-university collaboration
  • Establishing and leading the research group
  • Course responsible for courses within power engineering, power electronics, and derived and emerging technologies. 

As a manager, you are a role model engaged in dialogue, so that your leadership inspires others to follow. 

In recent years, DTU has been working concertedly to professionalize leadership at DTU. The DTU Leadership Role is based on four cornerstones: academic management, resource management, Performance-enhancing HR management and strategic management. Moreover, self-management and DTU’s values constitute the central parameters for these four disciplines. To find out more about DTU’s Leadership Role, see the website

You must be responsible for the teaching of courses. The teaching language of the department is Danish. Coming from abroad you will be expected to learn Danish and be able to teach in Danish after 3 years. DTU can provide Danish language courses. 

As formal qualification you must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent) as well as academic qualifications equivalent to those obtained by holding an assistant professorship and documented didactic/pedagogic training. 

Further information

Further information may be obtained from Head of Department, Malene Kirstine Holst, tel.: +45 3588 5031/ +45 9351 1571. 

You can read more about DTU Engineering Technology at www.engtech.dtu.dk

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark

Application procedure

Please submit your online application no later than 30October 2021 (Danish time)

To view the full announcement and to apply: please click 'Apply'.

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