Postdoctoral Research Assistant - Data Analytics for Energy Storage

Applications to be received by 12pm on Wednesday 24th of January 2018

Grade 7: Salary in the range £31,604 - £32,548 p.a.

We are seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Data Analytics for Energy Storage to join the Energy and Power Group at the Department of Engineering Science (central Oxford). The post is funded by EPSRC and is fixed-term for 12 months, with the possibility of an extension.

The successful candidate will primarily be part of EPSRC projects STABLE-NET (EP/L014343/1) and RHYTHM (EP/N034570/1), and may from time to time work on other projects in the group. You will be responsible for developing algorithms for battery health estimation, failure detection, and remaining lifetime prediction. You should have a PhD/DPhil in engineering, physics, computer science, or an allied discipline. Your publications should demonstrate competency and experience in control engineering and/or probabilistic machine learning. You will be responsible for collecting battery test data, and designing, implementing and testing software algorithms. You will participate in group activities, project meetings, and external conferences.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor David Howey using the contact details below. Further information can be found at:

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 24 January 2018 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. This is a re-advertisement of vacancy number 132168, previous applicants need not apply.

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

Contact: Professor David Howey