Research Associate/Fellow in High Power, Power Electronic Converters (Fixed term) – Nottingham, United Kingdom

Publicado hace 11 meses


Location:  Jubilee Campus
Salary:  £29,762 to £44,414 per annum (pro rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £33348 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance
Closing Date:  Friday 15 September 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  ENG358923X1

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and talented researcher to join the Power Electronics, Machines and Drives Research Group (PEMC) at the University of Nottingham group and become a core member of a team researching power electronic converter design, control, construction and testing of power electronic converters in high power applications. The PEMC Research Group has undergone a significant period of growth and now has over 160 members, with over 20 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 3500m2 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 electromagnetic design of electrical machines for which a research fellow with experience in electrical machine design is required.

Candidates should hold or be shortly due to obtain a PhD, or equivalent in Electrical Engineering related to work on Power Electronic Converters or a very closely related topic. They should also have extensive knowledge of the technologies needed in Power Converter design and implementation, and practical experience of the design and testing of Power Electronic Converters.

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

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Pat Wheeler or Alan Watson email or Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Further details:

Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We 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, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

Applicants for this post will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as defined by the requirements set out by UK Visas & Immigration.  Please visit: for more information.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependents accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see our Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge webpages.

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