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Author Power Plant Technology (m/f/d)

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Remote
Freelancer
Part Time
Experienced Professionals
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Be part of a growing business – start your career at IU!  

Since its founding in 1998, the IU International University of Applied Sciences has developed into the largest private university for online and dual study programs in Europe. We offer more than 80 career-oriented bachelor and master programs in various disciplines. These English and German language programs are all accredited and state-recognised. As a pioneer in digital education, we continuously improve the learning experience of our students with the help of innovative technologies and consistently focus on their satisfaction. Through our employees’ entrepreneurial mindset we continue to achieve our ambitious goals and high growth rate of more than 50 percent. 

 
Course Title:  Power Plant Technology
Study Programme: Bachelor Engineering, Distance Learning 
Language: English  
 

Course Content
  • Introduction to Energy Conversion

  • Types of Energy Carriers

  • Fundamentals of Thermodynamics

  • Thermodynamic Power Plant Processes

  • Conventional Power Station Processes

  • Network Layout for Energy Transmission

What We Offer
  • Remote and freelance contract  

  • Ability to develop your academic writing  

  • Guidelines and support from internal departments 

  • Opportunities to work on similar future projects 
     

Your Responsibilities
  • Creating a course book and reading list (130-180 pages) from an existing module description  

  • Creating various assessment types  

Your Profile
  • A completed academic degree and profile (Master or PhD) related to the subject area  

  • Industry experience and/or previous experience developing course materials is advantageous 
     

For your application to be considered please submit the following documents (in English and in a single .pdf file):  

  • Tailored CV and Cover Letter (including your earliest start date) 

  • An independent writing sample (3-5 pages) related to one of the topics listed under ‘Course Content’  

  • Academic Transcripts  
     

We look forward to receiving your application.   
   
For questions please contact Mrs Hidayah Kilic (hidayah.kilic@iu.org). Please note that we cannot accept applications via email.    
   
For further information please visit www.iu.de or www.iu-careers.com.

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Strive for the empowerment of everyone.

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How is the IU-Tech Team structured?
Starting with three Techies, we have grown to 60+ developers in three years. We are spread across 17 teams, in three technical clusters: IU EDU TECH, IU MAR TECH and IU ORG TECH.
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You will be responsible for building IT solutions for our 70,000+ students—ranging from Moodle based learning management systems, to portals based on vueJS and nestJS, to native iOS apps.
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You will be responsible for developing high-performance websites and landing pages using Laravel, Tailwind, and vueJS. In addition, you will get to develop AI driven customer-centric solutions.
What are my responsibilities in the IU ORG-Team?
In Dev/Ops you will be responsible for developing complex ERP Solutions based fully on TypeScript, nestJS, and vueJS, and implementation in a Kafka event-sourcing driven micro-service architecture.
Can I work remotely for the Tech-Team?
Of course! We are happy to have you on board.
What Tech-Stack is used at IU?
We love PHP and JavaScript. You will find little jQuery here, mostly typed JavaScript in the form of vueJs and nestJS in the backend. From PHP in Moodle to micro-services in OOP PHP using the Laravel framework. All projects are GIT based and use CI/CD processes. No one is pushing code through the ether via FTP on Saturday night. Laravel / vueJs / Kafka / Tailwind / MariaDB / MongoDB / AWS / Docker / Atlassian (Jira, Confluence, BitBucket) /...