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The department for Energy Science is looking for you who want to do a PhD in the field of energy technology. Your research will be focused on modeling the transformation of the industry from a national energy system perspective. Of special focus is to analyze the use of and competition for biogenic goods and biogenic CO2, with the aim of creating better conditions for a transition to a more sustainable society based on the systems analysis.
Energy Engineering is in the Department of Engineering Science and Mathematics, which is a subject-wise broad department with many successful research groups and recognized educational programs. In Energy Engineering, we have a close collaboration with industries and governmental organization in both research projects and student projects. The research is of high international standard, and we collaborate with researchers all around the world. In the field of energy system analysis, the research is directed towards the transition to a sustainable society, which includes studies related to new technologies, process integration and policy measures, as well as overall energy system assessment at local, national, and supranational level. We collaborate interdisciplinary with several social science subjects.
Energy Engineering concerns the development of technologies and processes to build a sustainable energy supply. The research focuses on bioenergy technologies and energy-efficiency in industry and society.
We are now looking for a PhD student to strengthen our competence in system analysis and TIMES modeling with the aim of strengthening the knowledge and understanding of complex relationships within the energy system with a focus on the use of and competition for biogenic goods and biogenic CO2 (both as inputs, carbon storage and for energy purposes).
A doctoral position means being part of a research group where you in collaboration with others carry out scientific work as well as teaching. The work includes for example:
Institutional employment includes for example being a course assistant in two undergraduate courses, Sustainable energy systems and Environmental system analysis, as well as supervising master student projects within the master program in Sustainable energy technology.
You are qualified to apply for this position if you have an MSc or equivalent degree in Environment and Energy, Physical Resource Theory, or similar areas. Advanced knowledge of written and spoken English is required. As the project includes researchers from different disciplines, you should be able to demonstrate the ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment.
Below are considered important merits:
Additional merits for this position:
Employment as a PhD student is limited to 4 years, teaching and other department duties may be added with max 20%. Placement: Luleå. Starting: by agreement.
For further information, please contact: Anna Krook Riekkola, firstname.lastname@example.org or Marcus Öhman, email@example.com
SACO-S Kjell Johansson (+46)920-49 1529 firstname.lastname@example.org and OFR-S Lars Frisk, (+46)920-49 1792 email@example.com
In case of different interpretations of the English and Swedish versions of this announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.
We prefer that you apply for this position by clicking on the apply button below. The application should include a CV, Personal letter and copies of verified diplomas from high school and universities. Your application, including diplomas, must be written in English or Swedish. Mark your application with the reference number below.
Reference number: 4506-2022
Closing date for applications: March 26, 2023