Institution: University of Nottingham
United Kingdom
Retrieved : 2023-11-05
Description :

Applications are invited for the above research position to join the 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 successful candidate will conduct research in innovative electric propulsion systems for future de-carbonised, green aircraft and will support delivery of one of our new flagship EU-funded projects. In particular, the role holder will work in the areas of design, modelling and simulation, optimisation, development and laboratory testing of future aircraft electric propulsion drive systems.

Candidates should hold a PhD, in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Motor Drives systems or a very closely related topic, and demonstrate:

 · Excellent knowledge of state-of-the-art in electric drives and control 

· Extensive experience in control platform development such as DSP and FPGA 

· Extensive practical experience in motor drive system hardware development and testing 

Good research methodology, communication skills and the ability to work in a team are essential. The successful candidate will be expected to liaise with industrial partners, prepare and present reports and disseminate results of their work through academic publications and presentations. 

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

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Tao Yang ( Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Closing Date: 27 Nov 2023
Category: Research and Teaching (R&T)

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