Assistant Professor in Integrated packaging and Digital design frameworks

    Assistant Professor in Integrated packaging and Digital design frameworks

    Assistant Professor in Integrated packaging and Digital design frameworks, at the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark

    Deadline to Apply

    June 08, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    PositionAssistant Professor
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research Area– Power module packaging
    – Integration of wide bandgap semiconductor devices
    – Digital design methods
    SalaryAccording to standard norms
    WorkplaceDepartment of Energy Technology
    Aalborg University
    Contract Period4 Years
    Starting dateAug 01, 2021


    Appointment as an Assistant Professor presupposes scientific qualifications at PhD–level or similar scientific qualifications. 

    Responsibilities/ Job Description

    The position is offered in relation to the research programme “eGRID” and the Assistant Professor will be positioned to the section for Power Electronics Systems Integration and Materials.

    Research areas will be within power module packaging, integration of wide bandgap semiconductor devices and digital design methods. The work will focus on research of design methods of integrated packaging solutions and exploration of new packaging strategies for wide bandgap semiconductors. A strong emphasis in the research will be on multi-physics finite element analysis within power electronics and development of digital design frameworks.

    To perform the research tasks and supervise BSc, MSc and PhD students, it is required that candidates for the position have knowledge, strong dissemination qualifications and hands-on experience with the most common techniques involved in the power module packaging process, such as vapor phase soldering, pick and place machines, wire bonding and ultrasound welding. It is expected that applicants have a strong background within the field of finite element analysis and digital design, demonstrated by publications in highly ranked international journals/conferences.

    Teaching and supervision will primarily be in BSc (parts of the education at this level is primarily done in Danish, but is not a requirement to apply for this position), MSc and PhD courses levels within power electronics, but also in other study programmes at the University.

    How to Apply?

    The applications are only to be submitted online by using the “Apply online” button above.

    Documents Required

    • A statement outlining your reasons for applying, and intentions and visions with, the position.
    • Your curriculum vitae, including personal data, educational background, scientific qualifications, dissemination skills, participation in committees and boards, and additional qualifications relevant for the position.
    • Copies of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and PhD). On request you could be asked for an official English translation.
    • A complete list of publications.
    • Publications you wish to be considered by the assessment committee. You may attach up to 5 publications.
    • A specification of your teaching qualifications relative to the teaching portfolio. If this is not enclosed you must include an explanation for its absence.
    • References/recommendations.

    About Department of Energy Technology

    The Department of Energy Technology is a dynamic engineering research department in continuous growth and inspiring surroundings. The department has a very international environment and covers all areas of clean and sustainable energy systems of the future within electrical, thermal and mechatronic energy technology. The department has campuses in both Aalborg and Esbjerg, this position is located in Aalborg. The mission is to be world leading in both research and research-based education of the energy engineers of the future. The department has approx. 300 employees of many nationalities, of which 24 are administrative staff. In addition, the department constantly has approx. 50-70 guest researchers from around the world. Research and teaching are in the absolute world elite in the field of energy, and we have extensive and leading workshop and laboratory facilities, where research and innovation are carried out in direct collaboration with industry to a great extent.


    Employment is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities (the Appointment Order) and the Ministry of Finance’s current Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities. Employment and salary are in accordance with the collective agreement for state-employed academics.


    Stig Munk-Nielsen, Professor
    Phone: 22 91 50 29

    HR-Servicecentre EST

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    Post expires at 8:59am on Wednesday June 9th, 2021 (GMT+9)