PhD Position: AI-powered identification, Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands

Postdoc in Netherlands

PhD Position: AI-powered identification: Join us in tackling market manipulation in electricity markets using AI and big data analytics at Wageningen University & Research.

PhD Position: AI-powered identification of anomalies and manipulation in electricity markets

Designation: PhD Candidate

Research Area: AI-powered identification of anomalies and manipulation in electricity markets

Location: Wageningen


  • A successfully completed MSc degree in a discipline relevant to the PhD project (e.g., computer science, electrical engineering, applied statistics, data science, or artificial intelligence)
  • Hands-on experience with AI algorithms and techniques (e.g., supervised/unsupervised learning) and big data analytics
  • Strong scientific programming skills in Python (or R) and C++
  • Knowledge about European electricity markets and energy systems
  • Familiarity with algorithmic trading is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills in English (C1 level)

Job Description:

  • Understanding how market manipulations occur in electricity markets and their impact
  • Exploring data-driven solutions for identifying electricity market manipulations
  • Using big data analytics to analyze energy trading behavior and price patterns
  • Developing and implementing AI models for identifying anomalies and market manipulations
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of these models in the Dutch electricity market context

How to Apply: To apply, please send your CV, motivation letter, academic transcripts, and contact details of two referees in a single PDF file to Please mention “PhD AI in Electricity Markets” in the subject line.

Last Date for Apply: Mon 2 September 2024

For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Tarek Alskaif, by email:

For more information about the procedure, please contact Noorien Abbas, corporate recruiter,



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