Tuesday, 9 August 2011

PhD Studentship: Sustainable Urban Energy Futures – Energy Systems Modelling at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

The Division of Energy Technology offers PhD student position in Sustainable urban energy futures – energy systems modelling at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Study Subject(s):Sustainable urban energy futures – energy systems modelling
Course Level:PhD
Scholarship Provider: Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Scholarship can be taken at: Sweden

Eligibility:
We are looking for a highly qualified candidate, either a post doc candidate who should ideally have experience with energy systems modeling, or a PhD candidate with a Master’s Degree which can be within a number of areas: engineering, physics, mathematics, economics, environment, etc. Experience from energy systems modeling and assessment is an advantage, and the ability and willingness to learn to understand energy systems-economy interactions is a must. Communication skills are also important. The undergraduates are normally taught in Swedish, although the graduate level teaching is in English. Thus good language skills are required. Applicants who do not have Swedish as native language should be able to teach in Swedish after two years of employment.

Scholarship Open for International Students: No

Scholarship Description: The position is placed at the Division of Energy Technology. At the Division of Energy Technology we are carrying out research and teaching in energy conversion, energy technology and systems. We are giving courses in energy conversion and technologies, combustion technology and energy systems modeling and planning. The research areas cover biomass combustion and gasification, different technologies for carbon dioxide capture and energy systems analysis and modeling. The research aims at contributing in finding ways of decreasing the environmental impact caused by energy conversion and use.

How to Apply: Online
Scholarship Application Deadline: 2011-08-15
Further Information and Application

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