Postdoctoral researcher in Power Systems (deadline: 26/07/2021)

Porto, Portugal

Postdoctoral researcher in Power Systems (deadline: 26/07/2021)

Power Systems

Role overview

Job Description

INESC TEC is looking for a PhD holder to work within the Power and Energy / Power and Energy Systems cluster.

Tasks will include: the development of new computational intelligence algorithms for different use cases in the energy sector, namely renewable energy forecasting, smart grid monitoring and integration of renewable energy in the electricity market. Aspects such as data privacy and monetization will be the focus of R&D activities, with a view to scientific production oriented to international journals and conferences. Additionally, the researcher is expected to participate in the design and development of distributed and data-driven optimization models for active electricity consumption management and heterogeneous information processing in smart electricity grids.

The candidate is required to have a PhD degree in Applied Mathematics or related scientific area, and holders of a scientific and professional curriculum showing a relevant profile for the activity to be developed can apply for the tender.

The minimum requirements for the profile are a doctorate, reduced post-doctoral experience or no scientific curriculum after the PhD compatible (category of junior researcher), and a minimum of 2 publications in Q1 journals from the sustainable energy systems area.

Preference will be given to candidates who have: participation in research and development projects in renewable energy forecasting, forecasting quality assessment and analysis of electricity market price formation; experience in applying statistical learning models to use cases in the energy sector.

Scientific advisor: Ricardo Jorge Bessa.

Application period: 13 July – 26 July 2021.

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