Post-doc technical project manager smart microgrids

The position is in the Faculty of Engineering Sciences of Vrije Universiteit Brussel. The candidate will work in the research group MOBI (Mobility, Logistics and Automotive Technology Research Centre). MOBI is now involved in the development of the Green Energy Park close to Brussels. This is a living lab that will be unique in Europe and where the university, authorities and the industry collaborate to carry out cutting-edge research on smart micro-grids, renewable energy and innovative transport solutions. Recently MOBI has been very successful in its acquirement of innovative research projects for this new ambitious initiative, both on national and European level. It is hence looking for a Post-doc technical project manager smart microgrids.

Tasks

  • Front running research activities in energy management in microgrids
  • Performing as a technical manager the activities within various projects, ensuring project quality
  • Assistance in project development
  • Guidance of PhD students

Profile

  • An academic PhD degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Good knowledge of the electricity grid and multi-energy microgrids
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in European projects
  • Good knowledge of the H2020 program
  • Excellent communication skills in English (speaking and writing)
  • Ability to work both in a team and independently while carrying out complex tasks
  • Proactive and able to take initiative

Our offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Hospitalization insurance
  • Free use of public transport for travel to and from work
  • Extensive sporting facilities and a nursery on campus
  • Young, international and challenging work environment at the cutting edge of innovative research

Deadline for application: 15/02/2019

Starting date: as soon as possible

How to apply?

Please send the following documents to: Saskia.Van.Hoyweghen@vub.be

  • A brief CV
  • A concise statement of the reason for applying
  • Copy of the highest diploma