Postdoctoral Research Associate in Energy Storage Systems

Applications to be received by 12pm on Friday 4th of January 2019

Grade 7: Salary in the range £32,236 - £36,261 p.a.

We are seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate in Energy Storage Systems to join the Energy and Power Group at the Department of Engineering Science (central Oxford). The post is funded by Innovate UK and is fixed-term for 15 months or until 31 March 2020, whichever is sooner.


The successful candidate will be part of an industrially-led Innovate UK project called “Hybrid Energy Storage Systems (HESS)”, with the aim of exploring the commercial and technical viability of hybrid energy storage solutions. You will be responsible for modelling and simulating energy storage components and systems, and bench testing a prototype HESS to assess performance.


You should hold a relevant PhD/DPhil or be near completion in engineering, physics, or an allied discipline. Your publications should demonstrate competency and experience with electrical/electronic system simulation and testing. You will be responsible for developing models, implementing them in software, and testing prototypes, and you will participate in group activities, project meetings, and external conferences.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor David Howey using the email address below.


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


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.


Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 4 January 2019 can be considered.


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

Contact: Professor David Howey