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PhD Student Position in Power Electronics for Medium Voltage Grids,

PhD Student Position in Power Electronics for Medium Voltage Grids in Sweden

Applications are open for the PhD student position in Power Electronics for Medium Voltage Grids sponsored by the Swedish Electricity Storage and Balancing Centre.

The position is limited to 5 years and normally includes 15-20% departmental work, typically as a lab assistant and exercise leader or different courses at the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden.

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The Division of Electric Power Engineering conducts research within a broad range of topics in electric power technology. The division works in tight collaboration with several industrial partners at national and international levels.

Why study at the Chalmers University of Technology? CUT conducts research and education in engineering sciences, architecture, technology-related mathematical sciences, and natural and nautical sciences, working in close collaboration with industry and society.

Application Deadline: 31 March 2023.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Chalmers University of Technology
  • Department: Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering
  • Course Level: PhD Position
  • Award: Full-time temporary employment
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Sweden

PhD Student Position in Power Electronics for Medium Voltage Grids,


  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded for the PhD in Power Electronics for Medium Voltage Grids
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • The applicant must have a Master’s Degree or equivalent in electrical engineering, with an emphasis on power systems and power electronics.
  • A good ability to cooperate is a prerequisite together with the ability to focus on issues
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English are required. The skill to conduct teaching in Swedish is an advantage.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: The application should be sent electronically and attached as PDF files. The application should be marked with Ref 20230076 and written in English.
  • Supporting Documents: The application must include the following documents:
  • CV: (Name the document: CV, Family name, Ref. number)
  • CV
  • Other, for example, previous employments or leadership qualifications and positions of trust.
  • Two references that we can contact.
  • Personal letter: (Name the document as Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number)
  • 1-3 pages where you:
  • Introduce yourself
  • Describe your previous experience of relevance for the position (e.g. education, thesis work and, if applicable, any other research activities)
  • Describe your future goals and future research focus
  • Other documents:
  • Copies of bachelor’s and/or master’s thesis.
  • Attested copies and transcripts of completed education, grades and other certificates, e.g. TOEFL test results.
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must meet the position requirements/major responsibility as a PhD student to pursue their own doctoral education.
  • Applicants are expected to be independent researchers and develop their own scientific knowledge and skills and communicate the results of their research through speeches/presentations and scientific publications. The position comprises both theoretical modelling as well as experimental parts.
  • Applicants are expected to write a licentiate thesis within 2-3 years and defend their doctoral thesis within 5 years.
  • Language Requirement: The position requires sound verbal and written communication skills in English. If Swedish is not your native language, Chalmers offers Swedish courses.


Chalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the coastal city of Gothenburg.
Read more about working at Chalmers and the benefits for employees.

  • Full-time temporary employment.
  • The position is limited to a maximum of five years.

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