Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Control Engineering

Applications to be received by 12pm on Wednesday 1st of November 2017

Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 p.a.

We are seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join the Control Group under Professor Kostas Margellos at the Department of Engineering Science central Oxford. The post is funded by an EPSRC Grant and is fixed-term for 12 months.


The research supported by this post aims at an aggregative control framework for decentralised charging of large populations of electric vehicles. You will be responsible for collaborating in the preparation/presentation of scientific reports and the implementation of Algorithm in MATLAB. You will also be required to conduct short-term visits in project partner institutions and contribute to relevant workshop/tutorial organisation.


You should possess a PhD/DPhil (or near completion) in control theory/optimisation, have a track record of relevant published work, experience in energy systems management and experience in MATLAB.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Kostas Margellos (kostas.margellos@eng.ox.ac.uk).


Further information can be found at: www.eng.ox.ac.uk/jobs/home


Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 1 November 2017 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.


The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.


Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from October 1 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available at: www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/preemploymentscreening.

Contact: Professor Kostas Margellos