Postdoc Position in Combustion Engines at Lund University

Lund University, Sweden is inviting excellent candidates to apply for a postdoc position in combustion. The funding allows successful candidate to work for 2 years. Candidates are welcome before February 14, 2019.

LTH forms the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University, with approximately 9 000 students. The research carried out at LTH is of a high international standard and we are continuously developing our teaching methods and adapting our courses to current needs.

Subject description

The combustion engine subject mainly involves studies to improve the understanding of processes taking place in the cylinders of internal combustion engines. The focus is on concepts enabling high efficiency combined with low emissions, both in new and more traditional combustion modes. Research methods span from thermodynamical engine experiments to advanced optical diagnostics in transparent research engines. The research subject encompasses combustion processes, fuel effects and engine control.

Work duties

The main duties involved in a post-doctoral position is to conduct research. Teaching may also be included, but not to an extent exceeding 20 % of working hours. The position shall include the opportunity for three weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning.

Qualification requirements

Appointment to a post-doctoral position requires that the applicant has a PhD, or an international degree deemed equivalent to a PhD, within the subject of the position, obtained no more than three years before the last date for the application. Under special circumstances, the doctoral degree can have been completed earlier.

Assessment criteria and other qualifications

This is a career development position primarily focused on research. The position is intended as an initial step in a career, and the assessment of the applicants will primarily be based on their research qualifications and potential as researchers. Particular emphasis will be placed on research skills within the subject.

Consideration will also be given to good collaborative skills, drive and independence, and how the applicant's experience and skills complement and strengthen ongoing research within the department, and how they stand to contribute to its future development.

This is a full-time, fixed-term employment of a maximum of 2 years. The period of employment is determined in accordance with the agreement "Avtal om tidsbegrnsad anstllning som postdoktor" ("Agreement on fixed-term employment as a post-doctoral fellow") between Lund University, SACO-S, OFR/S and SEKO, dated 4 September 2008.

Instructions on how to apply

Applications shall be written in English. Please draw up the application in accordance with LTH's Academic qualifications portfolio - see link below. Upload the application as PDF-files in the recruitment system.

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Deadline: February 14, 2019
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