Junior Researcher

BEST - Bioenergy and Sustainable Technologies GmbH
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published on Jan 15, 2023 01:31 PM

We are looking for a junior researcher for the Modeling and Control of Renewable Energy Systems


The Area Automation and Control at BEST - Bioenergy and Sustainable Technologies GmbH focuses on the optimal operation of sustainable biorefinery and renewable energy systems, the optimal interaction of different technologies and systems and the highly automated operation management by new digital services. To reinforce our team in Graz we are looking for

a junior researcher with the possibility to do your PhD.


Your Duties

• Participation in international research projects on thermal and hybrid energy systems
• Execution of experimental campaigns
• Modelling and simulation
• Controller and observer design
• Implementation and validation of the controls at test and demonstration plants
• Publication of research results in scientific journals and at international conferences


Your Profile

• Completed diploma or master's degree in a technical field of study (e.g. electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, information & computer engineering or chemical and process engineering or similar)
• Interest in complex scientific problems
• Experience in modelling or control engineering
• Experience with MATLAB, Simulink
• Structured way of working, flexibility, team spirit


Ab Jan 2023


We offer

• Working in the field of future green technologies
• Excellent working atmosphere and pleasant working environment
• Flexible working hours and home office option
• Personal development opportunities (e.g. dissertation as well as a wide range of internal training programs in project management, sales, etc.)


Location of employment: Graz


Please send your application documents in the form of a letter of motivation, curriculum vitae including relevant references and, if possible, a list of the courses during your studies to markus.goelles@best-research.eu.


Minimum salary of 3.520,- € for full-time per month depending on qualifications and work experience


In the interest of diversity, applications from women are especially welcome at BEST!


BEST is responsible for the active technical supervision of the dissertation, the scientific supervision is provided by the Institute of Control and Automation Engineering - Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Martin Horn (martin.horn@tugraz.at).


Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Markus Gölles
Tel.: +43 5 02378-9208

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Employment type
full time
Start of work
starting immediately / by arrangement
Fixed term
3,520.0 EUR / month
Hours per week
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First and last name
Claudia Holzleitner
BEST - Bioenergy and Sustainable Technologies GmbH
Inffeldgasse 21 b
8010 Graz
Phone number
+43 5 02378 9410