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Mid Sweden University
Postdoctoral position in power electronics
Mid Sweden University
Geographically, Mid Sweden University is located in the middle of Sweden, right at the heart of Northern Europe. It is a young university, but its roots go back more than 150 years.
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Published: 25 days ago
Application deadline: Nov 30
Location: Härnösand , Sweden
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Postdoctoral position in power electronics

Mittuniversitetet, Avdelningen för elektronikkonstruktion

Mid Sweden University is a place where people meet, find inspiration and think innovatively. Our campuses are situated in Sundsvall and Östersund, and we offer a wide range of courses and education, both on-campus and distance education. Our good relations with society ensure well-supported research and education, not least in the region.

Faculty of Science, Technology and Media

The Department of Electronics Design is situated at Campus Sundsvall. In addition to its research activities, it offers courses and programmes in the subjects Electronics, Electrical engineering and Sound production. The research of the department is conducted at the research centre STC (Sensible Things that Communicate,

The STC research centre announces an open postdoctoral position in power electronics working on kW converter applications. The research will be conducted in collaboration with industrial partners integrating research results in customer applications. You will actively collaborate with researchers in the power electronics groups, but also with other researchers in the department.

Duties: The research project gives you the opportunity to work with modern semiconductors and transformers in the development of DC/DC converters, accepting wide voltage ranges and resolve many application-specific challenges. Challenges that the position may focus on include power density optimization, control and EMI for power converters in the kw range. In the postdoc position, you will work to develop, optimize, and characterize power electronic converters.

Required qualifications and selection criteria: To qualify for an employment as a post-doctor, the applicant must hold a PhD degree or a foreign qualification deemed equivalent to a PhD, and this degree must have been obtained no more than three years prior to the application due date; however, for example, periods of sick leave or parental leave can be deducted from the three-year period. For this position, it is required to have a PhD in power electronics or related area.

Employment: One year full-time employment, possible extension for another year.

Location: Sundsvall

Starting date: Subject to agreement.

Salary: Individually negotiated salary.

For further information about the position, please contact: Associate Professor Kent Bertilsson,, +46 (0)10 142 89 15 or Head of Department Claes Mattson,, +46 (0)10 142 84 98

The application must contain the following: 
• A motivated text which states your reasons for applying, qualifications in relation to the position, and intentions and visions for the position.
• A current curriculum vitae.
• Copies of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and PhD).
• Scientific qualifications. A complete list of publications must be attached with an indication of the works you wish to be considered. You may attach up to 5 publications. • References/recommendations.

Please apply via our recruitment management system no later than 30th  November 2018.

Mid Sweden University works actively for equal opportunities and strives to embrace the qualities that diversity and equality bring to the organization.

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    Temporary position longer than 6 months

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    Full time

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    enligt ök

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    Individuell lönesättning

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    Västernorrlands län

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    MIIUN 2018/1981

  • Union representative

    Per Bergman, Fackförbundet ST, 010-142 83 71 
    Lars P Nilsson SACO, 010-142 88 32 

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