Industrial PhD student in Energy Efficient Thermal Control

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CEVT is an innovation and technology company within the Geely Group. We are at the forefront of mobility, delivering advanced technology in game-changing projects.

  • Are you an engineer in the automotive industry and would like to become an expert in your area?
  • We are looking for a dedicated engineer who has the capability to reach even further. We think it could be you.
  • We think you have a passion to advance further in design of more energy efficient thermal systems.
  • Join CEVT as an industrial PhD student and get the best of two worlds.
  • Employment in an innovative company dedicated to future mobility.
  • Full time research with the goal to reach a doctoral degree.

Do you like to think big? Big in creating solutions that are entirely new? Join us in our work to shape the next generation of smarter and more sustainable mobility.

  • You will be part of the CEVT PhD program as well as a part of an industrial development towards electric mobility.
  • You will be registered as PhD student at Chalmers University of Technology.
  • Your main interest is the control of complex physical systems.
  • Your background is probably Master of Science within Mechanical engineering or Engineering physics, added with 2 - 5 years of relevant industrial experience.
  • Experience of thermodynamics in vehicles is an advantage.
  • You will be able to dedicate yourself fully to further studies and research.

As our Industrial PhD student you will play an important part in the future of the Geely Group. You will join a team that are dedicated to design, innovation and technology.

With members that are, just like you, proud of their professionalism, motivation and level of skills.

As our Industrial PhD Student you will be based in Lindholmen, Gothenburg.

This is what you will do most of the time:

  • Study for further theoretical knowledge to be able to reach a doctoral degree.
  • Perform a research project with supervision from Academy as well as Industry.
  • Document your work by publications in conferences and journals.
  • Gain further insights by interacting with your CEVT team as well as your department at Chalmers.
  • Move deeper into advanced control of vehicle thermal systems.
  • Prepare yourself for a future as an industrial expert!


For more information please contact:

Matthias Abrahamsson, head of Energy Management & Controls, +46 721 84 36 79,  for questions regarding the position

Kristina Larsson, Senior Recruiter, 072-988 85 44, for questions regarding the recruitment process

 Last application date: 2021-03-21

Apply today, we will perform ongoing selection during the application period. 
We look forward to hearing from you.

Please note that due to GDPR regulations we can only accept applications sent through the recruitment system, not via email or other channels.

Working at CEVT

We are engineers, developers and innovators from around the world. Joined together by entrepreneurship, our unique blend of Chinese and Scandinavian culture and a belief in a smarter more sustainable future.


  • Supportive and creative work environment
  • 30 days of vacation and additional 8 days paid ATK- days annually
  • Great office location at Lindholmen Science Park


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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People & culture


We’re people who want to do great things and enjoy doing it — that’s the CEVT team spirit. We encourage initiative and rely on everyone doing their part to develop groundbreaking solutions. CEVT is a fast growing, fast moving and exciting company where no day is like the other – where the challenges of tomorrow are on our working table today.


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