Research Associate or Research Associate (m / w / d) at Department of Electrical Energy Supply

Leibniz Universität Hannover


Research Associate or Research Associate (m / w / d)
(EntgGr. 13 TV-L, 100%)

At the Institute of Electrical Energy Systems, Department of Electrical Energy Supply, a position as Research Associate (m / w / d) (EntgGr. 13 TV-L, 100%) is to be filled from 01.01.2020. The position is initially limited to 2 years, with the possibility of extension. A doctorate within the advertised position is expressly desired.


In addition to the teaching of the Department of Electrical Energy Supply, the area of responsibility includes participation in the acquisition and implementation of third-party funded projects as well as the following research topics:

integrated electricity market and electricity grid simulations and optimization
Modeling of conventional and renewable energy plants and their grid integration
Modeling and simulation of compensation processes in electrical energy systems
One focus is on working on cooperation projects that are carried out in collaboration with other institutes, research institutions and industry. In addition to technical issues, economic aspects are also examined in order to gain information about later use or later application in the industrial environment.

setting conditions

Prerequisite for the hiring is a completed academic study (diploma / master) of electrical engineering / electrical energy technology.

There is also an interest in developing new, innovative approaches and methods, in-depth knowledge in the field of electrical energy supply, experience in using Matlab / Simulink, optimization algorithms and programs for power network calculation / simulation, teamwork, independence, willingness to perform and enthusiasm as well as very good German and good command of spoken and written English.

The workplace is suitable for part-time staff, provided it can be fully covered as a whole.

The Leibniz Universität Hannover wants to promote professional equality for women and men in particular and therefore urges qualified women to apply.

Severely disabled applicants are given the same qualifications.

Please send your application with the usual documents by 15.10.2019 by post to:

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Institute of Electrical Energy Systems (IFES)
Department of Electrical Power Supply
Prof. Dr. med. Lutz Hofmann
Appelstraße 9A
30167 Hanover

For information please contact Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. L. Hofmann (Tel .: 0511 762-2263).

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