Postdoc In Automatic Control
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The department of Electrical Engineering (ISY) is central to the engineering education at the Institute of Technology, one of four faculties at Linköping University, and this regards both basic and applied knowledge. The research is based on industrial needs, and ranges from basic research to direct application in collaboration projects. Read more at https: // liu.se/en/organisation/liu/isy
We are now looking to appoint a postdoc in the field of Automatic Control.
Work assignments The postdoc position is for a research project supported by the ELLIIT project (elliit.se). It is focused on interfacing control systems and network science methodology, with the purpose of investigating the following specific topics:
1. Developing network-level models of opinion dynamics from experimental data.
2. Investigating the mathematical properties of the resulting models, in particular predicting emerging global dynamical properties (e.g. opinion formation, polarization, clustering, etc.).
As postdoc, you will principally carry out research. A certain amount of teaching may be part of your duties, up to a maximum of 20% of working hours.
The workplace You will be employed in the division of Automatic Control that carries out research, undergraduate and postgraduate education within control, sensor fusion, system identification, autonomous systems, robotics, complex networks, optimization, and learning control. Please read more at https: // www. control.isy.liu.se/en/
Qualifications To be qualified to take employment as postdoc, you must have been awarded a doctoral degree or have a foreign degree that is deemed to be equivalent to a doctoral degree. This degree must have been awarded at the latest by the point at which LiU makes its decision to employ you.
It is considered advantageous if your doctoral degree is no older than three years at application deadline for this job. If there are special reasons for having an older doctoral degree – such as taking statutory leave – then these may be taken into consideration.
We are seeking applicants who have a PhD in Systems & Control theory or in a closely related field, and possibly expertise in complex networks. We are also looking for those who have an excellent track-record of published papers in highly regarded journals since that is a prerequisite. You need a good command of English orally and in writing.
You should also have great communication skills and the ability to work in team and independently.
About this job This post is a temporary contract of two years with the possibility of extension up to a total maximum of three years. The position as a postdoc is full-time.
Starting date By agreement.
Salary Salaries at the university are set individually.
More information about employee benefits is available here.
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Application procedure Apply for this position by clicking on the button labelled “Apply” below. Your application must reach Linköping University no later than March 7.
Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
Linköping University will continue to develop as an attractive and creative place of work, characterized by equal terms and actively works for equality and diversity.
We look forward to receiving your application!
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