Research Assistant/Associate



Annegret Klein-Hessling


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Our profile

The Institute for Power Electronics and Electrical Drives (ISEA) at RWTH Aachen University has been active for more than 50 years in the fields of power electronics, power electronic components, electrical drives as well as electrochemical energy conversion and storage system technology. With more than 100 employees, ISEA is one of Germany's largest university institutions with outstanding experience in the field of major electric drive components for electromobility. Numerous activities in the fields of traction and automotive technology, energy supply, industrial technology and household technology document the broad spectrum of research at ISEA. In addition to public funded research projects, the focus of research activities is on cooperation with national and international industrial partners.

Your profile

- Holder of a degree (master or comparable) in mechanical or electrical engineering with above average scores
- Interest in innovative and interdisciplinary topics
- High level of responsibility, initiative and team spirit

Your responsibilities

The vacancy is part of the post graduate program "Integrated Energy Supply Modules for Roadbound E-Mobility" ( and includes a three-year PhD fellowship. Within the framework of the post graduate program, High-temperature converter concepts for integrated generators will be investigated. This includes:

- Concept and topology evaluation for switched reluctance generator based range extender units
- Application of wide-bandgap semiconductor devices
- Implementation and analysis of prototypes

What we offer

The successful candidate will be employed as a regular employee.
The position is to be filled 01.10.2019 until for a fixed term of 2 years. Another contract for at least one year is following.
This is a full-time position.
The successful candidate has the opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree in this position.
The salary corresponds to level EG 13 TV-L.

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Application deadline:01.08.2019
Mailing Address:Prof. Rik W. De Doncker
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