Job vacancy: Post Doctoral Assistant in Electrical Energy




  • At least 70% of your assignment will be spent on academic research.
  • You will assist in teaching activities at the Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
  • You will counsel Master’s students in their exercises, work placement and Master’s dissertation.
  • You will counsel doctoral students.
  • You will shape the future technology for the intelligent supervisory control of electromechanical systems by initiating Flanders Make projects.




  • You hold a doctoral degree in Electromechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering (preferably) or an equivalent degree.

For diplomas awarded outside the European Union, a certificate of equivalence (NARIC) must be submitted. The degree requirements need to be fulfilled at the start of your appointment.

  • You have already conducted research within the field of supervisory control of electromechanical energy systems. The research topics envisaged include the synthesis of intelligent robust control technology on the system level for amongst other machines and factories, for microgrids and virtual power plants and collective energy management on business parks.
  • You have distinguished yourself as a promising researcher in your doctorate.
  • You are profoundly interested in coaching students in the Bachelor’s, Master’s and/or Advanced Master’s programmes.
  • You may present relevant scientific publications in (inter)national peer-reviewed academic journals that are widely disseminated.


You find the full vacancy here.