Research Associate/Fellow in Power Electronics
University of Nottingham Department of Engineering

Location: University Park

Salary: £27,025 to £39,609 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £30,395 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 150 members, with 18 academics (including 7 full professors) and approximately 95 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 2020.


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 close to completion) or equivalent in Power Electronic Converters or a very closely related topic.


This is a full-time post, available from Summer 2019, will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period 24 months. Job share arrangements maybe 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.

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