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Senior Scientist in Smart Grids

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 9.1.2019

Form of employment: Full time, Regular
Locations: Espoo, Finland, Tampere, Finland
Job area: Smart energy and transport solutions
Application period: Wednesday, January 09, 2019 - Tuesday, January 22, 2019

With us you will be responsible for

Research and development related to operation of smart grid systems, integration of distributed energy resources, electric vehicles, energy storages, controllable loads etc. You will take a leading role in project preparations and will have project management responsibilities. However, you will also participate in the practical research work developing new smart grid functionalities and participating in various studies utilizing simulations, laboratory experiments and real network pilots. Telecommunication, information models and relating protocols for smart grid applications are areas of expertise you will use in your tasks and that you are familiar with. In addition, you will develop research infrastructures towards interoperable testing platforms. You will work as a member of the Power Systems and Renewables research team.

We expect you to have

  • Solid understanding of power systems and development needs associated with them
  • Capability of preparing and managing research projects and knowledge of different funding instruments
  • Good skills in English, both oral and written
  • PhD on relevant field preferred

As a person you are

  • Motivated to work in a customer-oriented, multidisciplinary research organization
  • Curious and open-minded, identifying commercial opportunities from our research
  • A team-player with ability to work independently
  • Outgoing with good communication skills and professional attitude
  • Willingness to travel within Finland and abroad.

We offer

At VTT, we believe that our impact is built on scientific and technological excellence in all our work. Our personnel are at the core of VTT, where wellbeing and competence development are key priorities. You will be a part of a creative and international working environment. The tasks are versatile, independent and challenging, with support and coaching where needed.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to be part of development and commercialization of new technologies, solutions and services in the area of Smart Grids together with VTT´s top experts.

For further information

For more information about the position, you can contact Geert-Jan Bluemink, Research Team Leader, Power Systems and Renewables (tel. +358 20 722 2139) on 14.01.2019 or 16.01.2019 between 13:00 and 15:00.