Research Associate in Power Systems Engineering, University of Manchester, UK

University of Manchester
Research Associate
Study in:UK
Deadline: 22 Nov 2017

Research Associate in Power Systems Engineering

Closing Date : 22/11/2017
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Duration : Starting 1st January 2018 until 30th June 2018
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
School/Directorate : School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Division : 
Hours Per week : Full Time
Salary : £31,604 to £38,833 per annum
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference : S&E-10981

A postdoctoral Research Associate position is available for an outstanding and ambitious power systems engineer to undertake research in the field of power system stability analysis and uncertainty modelling. Based in the Electrical Energy and Power Systems research group, you will develop new techniques to enable risk analysis of dynamic stability in future power systems.

You should hold, or be about to obtain, a PhD in power system engineering (or equivalent) and some post-doctoral research experience. Expertise in power system on line stability assessment is essential and previous experience in the mathematical modelling of uncertainties and techno-economic analysis is desirable.

You should have proven ability to work independently, possess strong mathematics and data analysis skills, and be able to present results in an effective manner.  You should be able to interact effectively with researchers from other disciplines and industrial partners. Good written and oral communication skills are also essential.

The post will be available from 1 January 2018 for a period of 6 months.

The School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education.  We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit.  For further information, please visit

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Jovica Milanovic


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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