Research Associate/Fellow (fixed term) in Engineering University of Nottingham, Department of Engineering United Kingdom

Research Associate/Fellow (fixed term)


Closing Date
Friday, 16th February 2018

Job Type


£26495 to £38833 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Applications are invited for the above position to join the Power Electronics, Machines and Control (PEMC) Research Group at the University of Nottingham.The PEMC group has undergone a significant period of growth and now has over 100 members, with 18 academics (including 7 full professors) and approximately 90 PhD students and post-doctoral research fellows.The group has excellent facilities for experimental work including approximately 2500m2 of research space and a construction and testing capability up to 1MW.


The successful candidate will become a part of a team working on a new EU-funded project that deals with the development of an innovative Electric Power System (EPS) architecture for future more-electric regional aircraft. This role will focus on the design, development and manufacturing of an Energy Storage device with associated power electronics and control system for interfacing with an aircraft DC grid. The successful candidate will also work closely with relevant industrial partners.


Candidates must have a Good (2.i) first degree (or equivalent) in electrical/electronic engineering or a related subject. A PhD or equivalent (or near completion) and research experience in power electronics is required. Experience in complex printed circuit board design for high switching frequency power electronics, good programming skills, ability to develop efficient simulation models of power-electronics, experience in aerospace applications are preferable. It is also expected that the candidate will demonstrate high level of communication and organisational skills and an aptitude for liaison with industrial partners.


This is a full time, fixed term post for 2 years. Job share arrangements may be considered for this position.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Serhiy Bozhko, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.


The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


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