Research engineer in energy technology with focus on energy system analysis
Luleå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Research assistant
Work model On location
Application due date 1 August 2024
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Luleå University of Technology is in strong growth with world-leading competence in several research areas. We shape the future through innovative education and ground-breaking research results, and based on the Arctic region, we create global social benefit. Our scientific and artistic research and education are conducted in close collaboration with international, national and regional companies, public actors and leading universities. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.9 billion per year. We currently have 1,840 employees and 17,670 students. In the coming years, multi-billion sums will be invested in Norrbotten and Västerbotten in large projects aimed at a more sustainable society nationally as well as globally. Luleå University of Technology is involved in several of these highly topical research projects and the social transformation that follows. We have a wide range of training to match the skills that are in demand. We hope you will help us build the sustainable companies and communities of the future. The research topic energy technology covers the development of technology and processes for a sustainable energy supply. Our research is focused on biofuel technology and energy-efficient use in industry and society. We collaborate with companies/industries in research and student projects. The research is of high international class and we collaborate with researchers worldwide. Job duties As a research engineer, you will support ongoing research projects in the area of ​​energy system analysis through, for example, literature reviews, analyses, work with datasets and data management, and construction of process and energy system models. The focus of the research will be on the production of biochar to replace fossil coal in the steel industry's processes, where issues of raw materials, integration with existing industry, techno-economic feasibility and energy efficiency are important pieces of the puzzle. You are expected to conduct the research in collaboration with industry and academia in a way that creates good conditions for new research projects and an expanded collaboration network. The duties also include participation in the subject's basic education. Qualifications For a research engineer, a degree from a college/university in a subject relevant to the position is required. We also welcome applicants with an expected degree in spring 2024. You must be analytical, used to working independently and sometimes under time pressure. Meritorious is experience in energy engineering modelling, techno-economic analysis and industrial energy systems, in particular related to the transition of the steel industry. Furthermore, since the position involves collaboration between industry and academia, social skills are valued as well as good language skills in both Swedish and English, in speech and writing. Information The service covers 100% for 6 months with the possible possibility of an extension of 6 months. Start August 12. You will be employed at Luleå University of Technology and be located in Luleå, Sweden. For further information, contact: Elisabeth Wetterlund, Professor, 0920–491056,  Marcus Öhman, Professor and subject representative, 0920–491977,    Union representatives: SACO-S Kjell Johansson, 0920-49 1529 OFR Lars Frisk, 0920-49 1792 Application We prefer that you apply for the position via the application button below, where you attach a personal letter explaining why you are interested in the position and how the project matches your interests and educational background. The application must contain a CV, diploma or equivalent and anything else you wish to refer to, for example copies of grades, information for references, letters of recommendation. Please mark your application with the reference number below. Both the application and degree certificate must be written in Swedish or English. Application deadline: 1 August 2024 Reference number: 2098–2024