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Researcher in Energy and Environmental Engineering

  • Yrkesroll

    Civilingenjör, väg- och vattenbyggnad

  • Anställning

    Heltid, 6 månader eller längre

  • Lön

    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    10 september

  • Sök jobbet senast

    24 september

Om jobbet

At Mälardalen University people meet who want to develop themselves and the future. Our 15 000 students read courses and study programmes in Business, Health, Engineering and Education. We conduct research within all areas of education and have internationally outstanding research in future energy and embedded systems. Our close cooperation with the private and public sectors enables us at MDH to help people feel better and the earth to last longer. Mälardalen University is located on both sides of Lake Mälaren with campuses in Eskilstuna and Västerås.

At the School of Business, Society and Engineering our students are studying to be for example Bachelors or Masters of Engineering, political scientists and business administrators. Here we have the research specialisations of Industrial Engineering and Management, and Future Energy. Our work takes place in cooperation with and in strategic agreements with companies, organisations and public authorities in the region.

Employment information

Employment: Temporary employment, 1 year 
Scope: Full time 100 %
Closing date for application: 2019-09-24
Campus location: Västeras, Sweden
School: School of Business, Society and Engineering, (EST)

Position description

The School of Business, Society and Engineering is looking for a researcher in energy and environmental engineering. The position involves working within the research specialization Future Energy Center (FEC). The work is part of the research activities conducted in diagnostics and optimal fleet management under the DIAGNOSIS and OPERA projects at FEC. The focus on both projects is on developing advanced diagnostics and prognostics tools using adaptive physics-based and data-driven (machine learning) approaches.

A large part of the work will be done at, or in close contact with, several partner organizations. The successful candidate is therefore expected to have a good engineering background with profound skills in turbine diagnostics and related modelling tools and be able to interact effectively with partner research institutes, industry, colleagues and other stakeholders. The researcher is expected to take initiatives, develop own ideas and work independently, as well as take responsibility for the work. As the project interacts closely with other researchers and industrial partners, the applicant needs to have high collaborative skills.

The position is a temporary employment of 1 year.

More information on DIAGNOSIS:


The applicant is required to have a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering, Energy Engineering, or Aerospace Engineering.

To qualify for the appointment as a researcher, you should have received a PhD and shown research and pedagogical skills within the subject area. Further reference is made to the Higher Education Ordinance section 4 and Appointments Procedure for teachers at Mälardalen University.

The position requires sound verbal and written communication skills in English.

Decisive importance is attached to personal suitability. We value the qualities that an even distribution of age and gender, as well as ethnic and cultural diversity, can contribute to the organization.

Assessment Criteria

The school will select the most suitable candidate for this position following a combined evaluation of competence and skills, in addition to documented qualifications. Decisive importance is attached to personal suitability. Personal suitability will be judged in relation to the candidate’s capacity to effectively carry out the research work in this area, to integrate and contribute to a positive development of the research environment at MDH, as well as deliver value to our partner organizations.

In general terms the assessment criteria shall be based on the ability to cooperate as well as the ability and suitability otherwise required to fulfil the duties well.

MDH continuously strives to be an attractive employer. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at MDH. We value the qualities that an even distribution of age and gender, as well as ethnic and cultural diversity, can contribute to the organization.

More information about Qualifications and Merits :

Application is made online. Make your application by clicking the "Apply" button below.

The applicant is responsible for ensuring that the application is complete in accordance with the advertisement and will reach the University no later than closing date for application.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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