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Professorship (W3) for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Systems Technology
Published(356 days ago)
Deadline for applications(314 days ago)
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)Karlsruhe
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) – The Research University in the Helmholtz Association creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment.
It is our goal to make significant contributions to mastering the global challenges of mankind in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9300
employees of KIT cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in research, academic education, and innovation.
In Division III - Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, the KIT Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology invites applications for the position of
Professor (W3) for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Systems Technology
who is to head the previous branch institute IAM-WET (Materials for Electrical and Electronic Engineering) of the Institute for Applied Materials (IAM) as of the next possible date.
Candidates are to represent the area of electrochemical energy conversion and storage systems technology in research and academic education. They should have vast expertise in several of the following areas:
Development of systems and technologies for electrochemical energy conversion (fuel and electrolysis cells) and storage (lithium-ion and post-lithium batteries)
analysis and modeling of chemico-physical processes in single cells of electrochemical energy converters and storage systems
diagnostics and modeling of electrochemical energy conversion and storage systems
applications of energy converters and storage systems in the areas of power grids and mobility
Candidates should have outstanding scientific qualification, experience in leading working groups as well as excellent didactic skills. Several years of
successful work in industry or close-to-industry research and experience in the acquisition of third-party funds are desired.
In the area of academic education, candidates are expected to actively participate in German and English study programs offered by the KIT Department of
Electrical Engineering and Information Technology as well as in related programs offered by other departments of KIT. Apart from courses on electrochemical
energy conversion and storage systems technology, this also includes basic lectures in bachelor’s programs.
KIT wishes to increase the proportion of female professors and, hence, strongly encourages qualified women to apply. Handicapped applicants having the same
qualification will be preferred. The employment conditions as outlined in Art. 47 LHG (Law of Baden-Württemberg on Universities and Colleges) shall apply.
Kindly send your application, including the usual documents (CV, list of publications, graduation and other certificates, documentation of previous
and planned research and teaching activities) in written and electronic form to the Dekan der KIT-Fakultät für Elektrotechnik und
Informationstechnik (Dean of the KIT Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT),
Kaiserstr. 12, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany, email: email@example.com by October 15, 2018.
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