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Researcher in Electric drive systems – Sweden

Chalmers University of Technology (CUT)


We are looking for a highly motivated researcher to join us at the Division of Electric Power Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering, Chalmers University – Sweden.

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General Info

Position: Researcher
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: -
Contract Period: Not Mentioned
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Division of Electric Power Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Chalmers University of Technology (CUT)

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Qualification Details

For this position, you must have a PhD degree in electrical engineering with a focus on electric drive systems for vehicle or industrial applications. You should have at least three years working experiences in the area after the PhD.The successful applicant is required to have: i) advanced knowledge in design and analysis of electrical drive systems; ii) proven ability to publish in high-rank articles such as the IEEE Transactions; iii) a good view of the whole electrical propulsion system of an electrical vehicle, which knowledge of all drive train components, in particular the electrical machines and inverters. Experiences in supervising PhD students and MSc students as well as ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses are meritorious. Experimental work and instrument handling are crucial in our research and educational activities because we believe that experimental verifications contribute to high quality in academic results and competence development.You are also expected to be able to formulate research ideas, attracting funding, managing projects and leading research teams. Though we emphasize your strong academic capability, your industrial background will be appreciated because most of our research topics are application oriented.

Responsibilities/Job Description

According to the lab interest

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page or from advertisement webpage (URL below)

Reference Number: -20210341
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

The application should be marked with Ref 20210341 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as pdf-files, as below:

CV: (Please name the document as: CV, Surname, Ref.number) including:• CV, include complete list of publications• Previous teaching and pedagogical experiences• Two references that we can contact.

Personal letter: (Please name the document as: Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number)1-3 pages where you:• Introduce yourself• Describe your previous research fields and main research results• Describe your future goals and future research focus

Other documents:• Attested copies of completed education, grades and other certificates.Please use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form. The files may be compressed (zipped).

About the Department

At the department of Electrical Engineering, we see the value in all of our co-workers. We know that a variety of personalities and experiences makes the most creative workplaces. We therefore encourage applicants with any genders, backgrounds and abilities to apply for the position. We aim to create a positive impact on the development of society, environmentally, socially and economically.At the division of Electric Power Engineering, we conduct research within a broad range of topics in electric power technology. Our purpose is to develop interdisciplinary research areas within the university as well as with external partners. Our research is based on a solid theoretical basis and extensive experimental verification in our laboratories as well as in the field. Research activities at the division are organized in two research units: 1) Power Grid and Components and 2) Electrical Machines and Power Electronics.In the research unit on Electrical Machines and Power Electronics, we are about 30 employees, of which two third are PhD students and about 10 seniors and postdocs. Our research activities are conducted toward five directions: (1) electrical machines; (2) PE converters; (3) energy storage; (4) charging technology, and (5) propulsion systems.

About the Employer: Chalmers University of Technology (CUT)

Note or Other details

Chalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the coastal city of Gothenburg. Read more about working at Chalmers and our benefits for employees.

Chalmers aims to actively improve our gender balance. We work broadly with equality projects, for example the GENIE Initiative on gender equality for excellence. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers.

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Contact details

For questions, please contact:Prof. Yujing Liu, Head of Unit Electrical Machines and Power, +46 31 7721660

Sara Paulsson, Human Resources, Department of Electrical, +46 31 7725934

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