Research Associate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Imperial College London Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering United Kingdom

Location: London
Salary: £37,466 to £46,499 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 20th June 2019
Closes: 5th August 2019
Job Ref: ENG00876

One fixed term appointment for one year in the first instance.

Job Summary Applicants are invited to apply for a Research Associate (RA) position in Joint UK India Clean Energy Centre (JUICE). JUICE is an EPSRC funded Eight University Consortium on solar energy, power network and storage integration. The research is to be conducted to develop optimisation tool that can alleviate the limitation of the power network in smooth uptake of generation from solar. The position will concentrate on modelling generation intermittency\variability for inclusion in voltage and power flow control optimization for reliable operation of the system.

 

Duties and responsibilities The RA will carry out research programmes around power system stability, operation, planning, probabilistic modelling, large scale deterministic and stochastic optimisation with renewable energy. In addition, the RA will be expected to participate in the general activities of the JUICE consortium and attend the project meetings and events, collaborate in project report preparation, submit publications to refereed journals and to attract external research funding. Essential requirements You must have a good PhD in Electrical Engineering in the topics of Power, Control and Renewable Engineering (or equivalent) for appointment at Research Associate level and have previous experience in power system optimisation, modelling, control and analysis including record of publications

Further information

*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £34,397 – £37,486 per annum.

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Prof Bikash Pal at b.pal@imperial.ac.uk Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not by accepted. Our preferred method of application is online via our website.

Please click 'apply' below or go to https://www.imperial.ac.uk/job-applicants/ and search using reference number ENG00876. In addition to the application form, please include your curriculum vitae, a cover letter explaining your current interests, and relevant background to this research and a list of your publications.

Further information about the post is available in the job description. Any queries regarding the application process should be directed to Isabella Asimadi at i.asimadi@imperial.ac.uk

You can find out more about our staff benefits, including generous annual leave entitlements and our excellent professional development opportunities, here: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/benefits/


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