Associate and Assistant Professors in Electrical Energy Technology

SDU Electrical Engineering (EE) invites applications for one or more positions in Odense as Associate or Assistant Professor in Electrical Energy Technology. EE ( is part of the Mads Clausen Institute ( at the Faculty of Engineering at University of Southern Denmark. 

Job description
Successful candidates will drive internationally competitive research, collaborate in and across disciplines, work closely with industry and attract competitive external research funding. The candidates will play a key role in providing outstanding education, supervise students and develop junior research staff. 

We offer
We offer a vigorous international research environment with excellent facilities and strong collaborations with research organisations and industry. We also offer the opportunity to shape our educational programmes to benefit from new developments in approach and content.  

We expect
Candidates must have a relevant PhD.
Commensurate with the seniority of the position applied for, the candidates must have:
• A solid track record in education
• Extensive experience with industrial collaboration
• An excellent standing in research and innovation
•  Significant successes in attracting research funding.

Candidates must have experience and competences in several of the following fields:
• Electric power supply
• Power Engineering
• Plant and network protection
• Electric power generation, transmission and distribution (HV, MV and LV)
• Intelligent electrical networks (Smart grids)
• Electric machines.

The candidate will be expected to be able to teach in Danish within two years of being hired.
The start date is 1st of April 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Further information about the position is available from vice head of section, Per Andersen, Tel: +45 9350 7362, e-mail: or director of the Mads Clausen Institute, Professor Horst-Günter Rubahn: telephone +45-6011 3517, e-mail:
Condition of employment
The appointment as Associate Professor is permanent while that as Assistant Professor is for an initial period of 3 years. Employment is on the terms specified in the labour market agreement in effect for SDU.  For information about working in Denmark please, follow this link.
The qualifications of applicants will be assessed by an expert committee. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of this assessment. Applicants may be called for interview as part of the overall assessment.  Please indicate whether your application should be assessed for the assistant or the associate professor level.
Applications must be submitted online using the link below. Attached files must be in Adobe PDF or Word format. Each box can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb. Please read the guideline for applicants.
The application must include:
• Curriculum vitae
• Research vision and strategy
• Diplomas/Certificates (Master and PhD degree)
• Teaching portfolio
• Account of experience in working with industry
• List of publications indicating the publications attached
• Documentation of other qualifications with relevance to the position.
All documents must be in English or translated into English. 

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

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