Research Associate/Fellow in High Power, Power Electric Converters
University of Nottingham Department of Engineering
United Kingdom

Research Associate/Fellow in High Power, Power Electric Converters (Fixed-term)

Closing Date
Sunday, 10th January 2021
Job Type
Engineering - Power Electronics, Machines and Control Research Group
£27511 to £40322 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £30,942 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

Applications are invited for a Research Associate/Fellow in High Power, Power Electronic Converters in the Power Electronics, Machines and Control (PEMC) Research Group at the University of Nottingham. The post has been created to support ongoing research projects including the design, simulation and construction of large power converters. The PEMC group has undergone a significant period of growth and now has over 160 members, with 18 academics (including 7 full professors) and approximately 85 PhD students and post-doctoral research fellows.  The group has excellent facilities and will be moving to a new, dedicated, 5500m^2 building early in 2021. 

The successful candidate will undertake research on power electronic converter design, control, construction and testing of power electronic converters for high power applications. 

Candidates should have a PhD (or be about to obtain) or equivalent in Power Electronic Converters or a very closely related topic. 

This post will be offered on an initial fixed-term contract for a period 24 months. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours per week), however job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof Pat Wheeler, email: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit;

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