Professor in Electrical Engineering

WorkplaceOdense, Syddanmark, Denmark
The region of Southern Denmark and North Germany is a powerhouse in industrial electronics, with World-leading companies in areas such as e-mobility, green transition and robotics. SDU Electrical engineering ( EE ), located in both Odense and Sønderborg, is an integral part of that powerhouse with strong partnerships with the industry and international academia. SDU EE, part of the Department for Mechanical and Electrical Engineering at SDU, provides Electrical Engineering education in a number of educational programmes, including Electrical Engineering, Mechtronics and Robotics, at bachelor, master and PhD levels at both of the SDU campuses in Odense and Sønderborg.

Job description We are seeking one or two innovative and visionary Professors for the section SDU Electrical Engineering each located in either Odense or Søndderborg. The section at SDU has about 50 staff including professors, associate professors, assistant professors, Post Docs, PhDs and support staff. This is expected to grow to more than 60 in a few years. We strive for unique and excellent value in research, innovation and education.

It is our vision that Electrical Engineering at SDU will excel in areas of key relevance for companies in the region of Southern Denmark and beyond.

The candidates must have a PhD in engineering or natural sciences and a proven track record of research in a field of Electrical Engineering.

we further expect:

  • An outstanding research and publication track record
  • Extensive experience with industrial collaboration
  • A solid record of teaching in the field of electrical engineering
  • A strong track record of attracting research funding
  • A strong track record of attracting consulting funding from the industry

Conditions The position will be at the rank of Professor and the position is permanent. Place of work will be either Odense or Sønderborg. Appointment to the positions will be in accordance with the salary agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Please check links for more information on salary and taxation .

A panel will assess the qualification of the candidate for the described post based on the submitted material, which should include:

  • ideas for research and development activities
  • a Curriculum Vitae and statement of motivation
  • an account of significant contributions to innovation in Industrial Electronics
  • an account of experience in education and outreach
  • relevant diplomas
  • a list of publications.

For information about the Department of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, please see ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> . For specific information on section and centre, please visit ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> and ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> . You are also welcome to contact the Head of Department DME, Professor Thomas Buhl ( , +45 21 327 325) for further information.

Applicants will be informed of this assessment and shortlisting will be used in the process.

Applications must be submitted online by 30.9.2021 using the link below. Attached files must be in Adobe PDF or Word format. The application has to state the desired type of position.

Each box can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb.              

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

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In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 2135783.