Norges Teknisk-naturvitenskapelige Universitet Ntnu

Address: Høgskoleringen 1, 7034 TRONDHEIM
Phone: +47 73595000

Vacancy Details

Created 23.10.2013
Expires 02.12.2013
Company Norges Teknisk-naturvitenskapelige Universitet Ntnu
Employment Full-time
Job type Permanent
County Sør-Trøndelag
Phone +47 73595000
Fax +47 73592240

PhD position at Department of Electric Power Engineering within "Dynamic Modelling and Control of Power Electronic Energy Conversion system" Jobbnorge ID: 97671

At the department of Electric Power Engineering, there is a vacant position as research fellow (PhD position) within "Dynamic Modelling and Control of Power Electronic Energy Conversion system" 

The objective for the position is to do PhD research within the field of 

Modelling, control, and design of power electronic energy converters for electric drives and/or hybrid power supply systems based on Renewable Energy (DC-DC and AC-DC converters in DC Micro grid). 

Applicants should have background corresponding to a Master of Science or equivalent in Electric Engineering, Cybernetics, Electric Machines or Power Electronics and strong interest in:
  • Power Electronic and Control Design
  • Digital Control Theory
  • Programming of Real time systems based on DSP and/or FPGA

High motivation and good analytical and communication skills will be emphasized in the employment process. 

Contact person: 

Professor Lars Norum, NTNU, Phone: 47 73593196, e-mail: 

NTNU's PhD-rules require a Master¿s degree or equivalent with at least 5 years of studies and an average grade of A or B within a scale of A-E for passing grades (A best). Candidates from universities outside Norway are kindly requested to send a Diploma Supplement or a similar document, which describes in detail the study and grade system and the rights for further studies associated with the obtained degree: 

Award holders at NTNU are normally appointed for 4 years with 25% of the time spent on specified work. This work is primarily linked to teaching and is usually divided so that a relatively large part is done in the first half of the period of the appointment. 

The appointment is at code 1017, salary level 36-62 in the national salary scheme, gross NOK. 343 700- 518 000 per annum (before tax). PhD students are normally remunerated at wage level 50. There will be a 2 % deduction to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund from gross salary. 

Engagement as a PhD candidate is done in accordance with current appointment regulations with supplementary rules in force giving guidelines for scholarship appointments in universities and university colleges. 

The goal of the announced position is to obtain a PhD degree. Applicants must agree to participate in organized doctoral study programs within the period of the appointment. The successful applicants must agree to the conditions laid down for public employees. A contract will be drawn up regarding the period of appointment and work-related duties for award holders. 

See also the information about doctoral studies at NTNU at 

The national labour force must reflect the composition of the population to the greatest possible extent. It is therefore a major political objective to achieve a balance of gender and to recruit persons with an immigrant background. Immigrants are encouraged to apply for this post. 

NTNU wants to increase the proportion of women in its scientific posts. Women are encouraged to apply. 

The application must contain information about education, examinations and previous experience. Certified copies of certificates and documents must be attached. Publications and any other work which the applicant wishes to be taken into account should also be enclosed. 

Joint works will be considered. If it is difficult to specify the input of the applicant in a joint work, a short summary should be attached outlining the applicant's input. 

Applications, inclusive CV, grade transcripts and other enclosures should be sent electronically through this page (Apply for this position). 

Ref. no. IME-052/2013. 

Application deadline: 2013-12-02

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