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Industrial researcher – Theoretical physicist 100% (f/m/d)

At Hitachi Energy our purpose is advancing a sustainable​ energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

We are looking for an industrial researcher with background in modelling and simulation of complex physical phenomena. You will solve challenging multi-physics problems to improve the performance and reliability of power grids devices, such as transformers, circuit breakers, power semiconductors, and more. Join our dynamic and inter-disciplinary team to contribute to a power grid that supports the clean energy transition.

Your responsibilities:

  • Elaborate and implement new models to improve the understanding of physical phenomena, such as electromagnetic, electro-thermal, mechanical and nonlinear material behavior
  • Perform multi-physics simulations, parameter studies, and design optimizations to turn innovative ideas into new features of our power grids devices
  • Analyze empirical data to validate simulations and identify model parameters
  • Build your network in the company and actively distribute your knowledge and expertise
  • Propose, contribute to or lead co-creative research projects together with our Hitachi Energy business units, research centers and universities
  • Disseminate your results in technical reports, patent applications, and scientific publications

Your background:

  • PhD in physics with strong theoretical background or in applied mathematics
  • Practical experience with simulation software, tools or modelling languages, ideally with own software development experience
  • Proven track record at top scientific conferences and journal publications
  • Curiosity to work on new topics and passion to contribute to the clean energy transition 
  • Excellent communication skills and team player attitude in an inter-disciplinary research team
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)

Ort Baden-Daettwil, Aargau, Switzerland
Jobtyp Full time
Erfahrung Experienced
Position Engineering & Science
Vertrag Regular
Veröffentlichungsdatum 2023-07-04
Referenznummer R0018038
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Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD. www.hitachienergy.com