POWER ELECTRONIC SYSTEM CHARACTERIZATION AND RELIABILITY
EUROPASTRASSE 12, 9524 VILLACH
Silicon Austria Labs (SAL) has been founded to be a top European research center for electronic-based systems. The Division Power Electronics cooperates with world leading scientific and industrial partners to provide technologies for power electronic systems of tomorrow.
YOUR FUTURE RESPONSIBILITIES
Establishment of a dedicated research unit focusing on multidomain characterisation of power electronic components and systems
Setting up and managing of research project together with different industrial and scientific partners.
Definition and leading of funded research projects.
Shaping the division research program and project portfolio together with supervisors and peers
Research unit budget and resource planning and controlling
Overall, encouraging the research unit towards generation of high-quality research findings, scientific excellence and economic impact.
Multiphysics characterization of power semiconductor devices (especially wide bandgap) and passive components, with focus on electrical and thermal domains
Modelling of aging, fatigue, and other lifetime-related aspects for power electronic devices, circuits, and components.
Development of appropriate tools for lifetime investigations and in situ management
Nonlinear, coupled dynamic modeling and computer simulation of power electronic circuits, passive components, and semiconductor devices
Power semiconductor gate driving techniques, with a focus on emerging, active techniques
PhD degree in electrical engineering, electronics, applied physics or related fields with a specialization in power electronics.
Having at least 4 years of experience in power electronic component and system characterization (electrical, thermal) including aging and reliability aspects
Strong scientific track record as evidenced by publications, invited lectures, etc.
Knowledge of semiconductor physics is a plus
Experience with 3D heterogeneous integration methods and PCB embedding technologies in power electronics
Experience with multi-physics numerical simulation
Strong programming ability with Python, Matlab, or similar language
Multi-year experience in planning and execution of research and development projects with scientific targets
Experience with the Austrian and European funding landscape
Active industrial and academic network
Project management skills
Autonomous, well organized and enjoy working in a dynamic and multi-cultural team
Innovative and keen on finding solutions for applied research challenges
Leadership qualities, the ability to inspire, promote and motivate young scientists and researchers to achieve their best performance
Oral and written communication skills in English
Begin ning of the employ ment : 01.10.2020
This posi tion is endowed with a gross annual salary of € 80.000 based on the collec tive agree ment for re search ( Forschungs-Kollek tiv ver trag ) and depen ding on your expe ri ence and skills.
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