The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Aalto University School of Engineering invites applications for
ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN ENERGY SYSTEMS (tenure track)
This position will be filled at the Energy Efficiency and Systems research group of the Department of Mechanical Engineering. The group focuses on large-scale energy systems research, on future transitions of European electricity markets and on District Heat (DH) systems towards carbon neutrality, while maintaining reliability and affordability. The group collaborates extensively with industrial and academic partners in research projects and participates in many international collaboration projects, such as those of EU Horizon 2020. (For examples, see: http://www.reeem.org/ , https://www.aalto.fi/en/news/eu32-million-funding-boost-for-smart-cities-research-in-tallinn-helsinki , https://winlandtutkimus.fi/english/ )
We are seeking outstanding individuals who have demonstrated excellence in addressing one or more challenges in large-scale energy systems. This excellence may be demonstrated as successful research leadership and funding activity. We expect a successful candidate to have demonstrated his/her research results through company collaboration or through established international research collaboration.
As a tenure-track faculty member, you are expected to complement the expertise of the current faculty by bringing new ideas and perspectives into our community. You are also expected to teach in our study programmes (see. e.g. https://www.aalto.fi/en/study-options/masters-programme-in-advanced-energy-solutions-sustainable-energy-systems-and-markets), with the typical teaching load of about three courses per year.
The position will be filled at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The position will be located at the Aalto University Campus in Otaniemi, Espoo.