Research Associate / Fellow in Electrical Machines (Fixed term)

Closing Date
Friday, 10th December 2021
Job Type
£27924 to £40927 per annum, (pro rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £31406 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and talented researcher to join the PEMC group and become a core member of a team developing state-of-the-art electrical machines for future cars and aircraft. Applications are invited for the above position to join the growing Power Electronics, Machines and Drives Research Group at the University of Nottingham.  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 120 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 5MW. The current post arises from projects with key industrial partners in the field of transportation for which a research fellow with experience in electromagnetic design is required. 

Candidates must hold a PhD (or about to obtain) in engineering, with a major component in electrical machine design. The applicant must be able to demonstrate that they can design and analyse electrical motors. Practical experience with experimental testing of motors is important, in particular experience with machines for future electrified transport. The ability to work in a team, lead both internally and externally, and interact/collaborate actively and professionally with industrial partners is essential.  

This is a full-time post (36.25 hours) and will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of 24 months. Job share arrangements would be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to David Gerada: David Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted

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