PhD Position in Machine Learning, University of Luxembourg

Postdoctoral Researcher Position in University

PhD Position in Machine Learning: The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability, and Trust (SnT) is offering a PhD position in Machine Learning and Simulation-based Analysis for Smart Grids. This role involves developing methods to predict the impact of consumer behavior on the smart grid and assess its resilience to extreme conditions. The successful candidate will collaborate closely with Creos S.A., Luxembourg’s primary energy network manager, to create prototype tools demonstrating research outcomes.

PhD Position in Machine Learning and Simulation-based Analysis for Smart Grids

PhD Candidate

Research Area:
Machine Learning, Simulation-based Analysis, Smart Energy Grids

Campus Kirchberg, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg


  • Degree: MSc degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Skills: Strong programming skills, good knowledge of computer science, and strong software development capabilities
  • Experience: Familiarity with machine learning, simulation-based analysis, multi-objective optimization, smart energy grids, software engineering, and data collection/storage pipelines
  • Language: Fluent in English (French is a plus)

Job Description:

  • Conduct research in predefined areas related to smart grids
  • Survey relevant scientific literature
  • Disseminate research findings through scientific publications
  • Communicate with industry partners to gather requirements and report results
  • Develop proof-of-concept software tools to showcase research benefits

How to Apply:
Submit the following documents via the HR system (applications via email will not be considered):

  • Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications and contact details of three referees)
  • Motivation letter
  • Transcript of all university-level courses taken and results obtained
  • Research statement (300 words) outlining topics of particular interest

Last Date for Apply:
Early applications are encouraged as they will be processed upon reception.

Contract Information:

  • Type: Fixed Term Contract (36 months, extendable up to 48 months if required)
  • Hours: Full Time (40 hours per week)
  • Status: Employee and student
  • Salary: EUR 40,952 (yearly gross)

Benefits at SnT:

  • Access to a stimulating learning environment with a high ratio of post-docs and professors to PhD students
  • Use of state-of-the-art infrastructures and unique labs
  • Engagement in demand-driven projects with industry partners
  • Support for acquiring funding from various sources
  • Competitive salary package including extensive paid leave, meal vouchers, and health insurance
  • Opportunities for career development, free language classes, and participation in extracurricular activities
  • A multicultural work environment with over 60 nationalities and various team-building events

For more information, visit SnT’s website and SeRVal research group page.

Job Reference: UOL06562

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