17/04/2019

PhD in Intelligent Information Systems within the Collaborative Doctoral Partnership with the Joint Research Centre of the European Comission

This job offer has expired


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of Zilina and Joint Reseach Centre of the European Comission
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer scienceInformatics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/05/2019 12:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Slovakia › Zilina
    Italy › Ispra
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37.5
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/09/2019
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020

Topic: Assessment of innovative solutions for the European electricity market

 

Study Program: Applied Informatics / Intelligent Information Systems

 

Problem description: To achieve the Energy Union's objectives, the electricity consumers are expected to become more active players in the energy markets; the retail and wholesale electricity markets are to be better linked; the feasibility of new market arrangements (including e.g. nodal pricing schemes) needs to be assessed and system adequacy should be met in the face of growing integration of renewable energy sources. Considering this background, the PhD candidate is expected to assess options, challenges and merits of innovative market schemes for the European electricity wholesale market. S/he is expected to carry out desktop-based research and develop methods and tools to study nodal pricing solutions for the integrated electricity market and/or assess the adequacy of the power system via optimization and probabilistic approaches.

 

Expected outcome: Outcomes will be new methods / algorithms / tools to analyse pricing mechanisms for integrated electricity market, assessment and comparison of pricing schemes.

Benefits

Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (UNIZA, JRC)

PhD topic will be developed within the framework of the collaborative doctoral partnership between the Joint Research Center of the European Commission (JRC) and the University of Žilina (UNIZA). It is expected that the student will start and finish PhD studies at the University of Žilina and will spend a considerable part of the study (up to 24 months) at the JRC in Ispra (Italy). During this time period the student will be paid according to the corresponding grant holder scheme[1][2]. The JRC will also associate with the topic JRC advisor and will provide relevant data and access to the necessary research infrastructure.

[1] https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/sites/jrcsh/files/jrc_grantholder_rules.pdf

[2] https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/sites/jrcsh/files/jrc_ispra_vademecum-post-2014...

Eligibility criteria

 

In accordance with Article 2a) of the GH Rules, candidates should, at the start of the employment contract with the JRC: 

  • have the nationality of a Member State of the EU or a country associated to the Research

    Framework Programmes. Candidates from other countries may also apply. However, only

    the Director-General of the JRC may allow their recruitment, following the security

    clearance and derogation procedure for non-EU country nationals in force at the JRC.

    COLLABORATIVE DOCTORAL PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT No. 35372 (page 16 of 17)

     

  • be enrolled in a PhD programme with UNIZA. 

 

Selection process

The selection is made in two phases. 

  • The UNIZA will make a selection process according its internal rules for PhD studies. UNIZA establishes a short-list of two to five candidates per PhD position. 

    The UNIZA informs the short-listed candidates about the results of the selection and that it will send their application (CV and motivation letter) to the JRC. 

  • The decision on the recruitment of the candidate is taken by the JRC, following the selection process and in accordance with the GH Rules.

 

Additional comments

The electronic application form can be found at: https://vzdelavanie.uniza.sk/prijimacky

Application deadline: 31 May 2019

The date of the admission procedure (UNIZA): 24 - 25 June 2019

For more information about the application process contact Assoc. Prof. Michal koháni - Vice-dean for Science and Research - Michal.Kohani@fri.uniza.sk

Information about the topic and conditions of the doctoral studies within the Collaborative doctoral partnership with the Joint Research Center of the European Commission: Lubos.Buzna@fri.uniza.sk

Web site for additional job details

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Computer science: Master Degree or equivalent
    Engineering: Master Degree or equivalent
    Mathematics: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

- master degree in one of the areas above or similar,

- proficiency in English (in particular good writing skills).

 

Specific Requirements

- programming skills,

- basic knowledge of optimization and data analysis methods.

 

 

 

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University of Zilina
Slovakia
Slovakia
Zilina
01001
Univerzitna 8213/1
1 position(s) available at
European Commission – Joint Research Centre
Italy
Ispra (VA) Italia
Ispra
I - 21027
Via Enrico Fermi, 2749

Open, Transparent, Merit based Recruitment procedures of Researchers (OTM-R)

Know more about it at University of Zilina

Know more about OTM-R

EURAXESS offer ID: 400644

Disclaimer:

The responsibility for the jobs published on this website, including the job description, lies entirely with the publishing institutions. The application is handled uniquely by the employer, who is also fully responsible for the recruitment and selection processes.

 

Please contact support@euraxess.org if you wish to download all jobs in XML.