Lectureship in Electrical Power Engineering
University of Cambridge Department of Engineering
United Kingdom

Applications are invited for a University Lectureship in Electrical Power Engineering. The successful candidate will join the Electrical Engineering Division of the Department of Engineering. Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in Electrical Power Engineering or a related discipline and ideally with post-doctoral experience. The candidate will perform research that addresses the challenges of making electric power conversion and energy provision intelligent and efficient for transportation, renewable energy, telecoms and datacentres, and other important and emerging applications.

The candidate is expected to have research expertise and vision in one or more of the following areas:

  • lightweight, efficient and intelligent electric drives and power supplies
  • high frequency and high efficiency power electronic systems and circuits
  • power devices based on new materials such as wide bandgap semiconductors

It is anticipated that this research will be multidisciplinary with potential for collaboration with colleagues in the fields of control, machine intelligence, transportation infrastructure, sustainable cities and vehicle design. The Lectureship will be within the Multiscale Power and Energy Systems Research Theme in the Electrical Engineering Division in the Engineering Department. There will be significant opportunities for wider collaboration across the Department through its strategic research theme in Energy, Transport and Urban Infrastructure. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a strong externally funded, globally leading research program and to participate in the mission to deliver excellence in teaching to which the Electrical Engineering Division and the wider Engineering Department is committed.

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Department and help maintain our position as one of the world's leading Engineering Departments. Applicants that help improve the diversity within the Department would be particularly welcome.

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In addition to this, please ensure that you upload the application documentation as follows:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • A full publications list
  • Statement of professional, teaching and research experience and describe your future research plans (no more than two pages)

If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 10 June 2020 If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the HR Office (hr-office@eng.cam.ac.uk, +44 (0) 1223 332615).

The interviewing panel will meet soon after the closing date in order to produce a short-list; references may be solicited. Short-listed candidates will be invited to visit the Department, give a short seminar/lecture and attend a formal interview. This process is expected to take place during September 2020.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Andrew Flewitt (ajf@eng.cam.ac.uk) +44 (0) 1223 748332.

Please quote reference NM18479 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


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