16/06/2020

Postdoctoral Researcher in the field of high-temperature superconductor tapes

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Institute of Electrical Engineering, Slovak Academy of Sciences
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    EngineeringElectrical engineering
    Physics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    16/07/2020 21:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Slovakia › Bratislava
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37.5
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    02/09/2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    DPS-FG-2020

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The Director of the Institute of Electrical Engineering of the Slovak Academy of Sciences announces the following selection procedure for the position:

Recognised Researcher at the Department of Superconductors

 

Job description:Theoretical and experimental study of non-uniformities in the 2nd generation of conductors based on high-temperature superconductors. Statistical analysis of critical current fluctuations in commercial coated conductor tapes. Development of numerical models reproducing electrical and thermal processes during transport of electrical current. Setting up an experimental rig for new method of detecting the critical current drop-outs in tapes immersed in liquid nitrogen.

More Information

Benefits

  • Creative work for people interested in academic research
  • Participation in international projects
  • Economic accommodation to the hostels of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (around 160 EUR/month)
  • 45 days of holidays
  • Lunch vouchers
  • Subsidy for sport and cultural activities

Eligibility criteria

Applications must be submitted by e-mail to the address fedor.gomory@savba.sk with a copy to elusav@savba.sk

Documents required from the candidate:

  • Cover letter explaining the candidate’s interest in the position as well as current research interest
  • CV including list of publications and other achievements
  • Copies of diplomas or information about the expected date of defence
  • The contact details of two referees who can provide reference letters

Selection process

In the first round, the paper documents will be assessed, in the second round, short-listed candidates complying with the requirements will be invited for personal or Skype interviews foreseen in July 2020.

 

The earliest start is September, 2020 with the possibility to individually agree on a later starting date.

Additional comments

Duration of contract: up to 2 years with the opportunity of prolongation

Salary: The salary is from 1500 Euro per month.

Working conditions and wage classification is governed by the Work rules and Inner wage regulations of the Institute of Electrical Engineering SAS. High-performing or highly experienced professionals could receive higher salary.

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Physics: PhD or equivalent
    Engineering: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

  • Completed university education in the field of electrical engineering, physics or materials science
  • PhD degree or its equivalent
  • Experience with R&D projects

Specific Requirements

  • Experience in electrical properties testing of high-temperature superconductor tapes
  • Experience with numerical modeling using finite element code
  • Experience with presentation at international conferences
  • Publication of results in Scientific Journals
  • The ability to cooperate in teams
  • Independence, communicativeness

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Institute of Electrical Engineering, Slovak Academy of Sciences
Slovakia
Bratislava
Bratislava
84104
Dubravska cesta 9

EURAXESS offer ID: 532883

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