Assistant Professor in Power Electronics, Machines and Drives
Application closing date 08/01/2020
Faculty / School or Service Institute of Future Transport and Cities (IFTC)
Salary £38,467- £54,772 per annum
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.
Job category/type Research
C-ALPS, Inst. for FTC, is looking for Assistant Professor in electrical engineering with focus on automotive power electronics and control. We are looking for a candidate with expertise in one or more of the following areas:
Electric drives and invertor systems, automotive battery charging and condition monitoring, control design techniques in power electronics, condition monitoring and fault diagnosis of electrical machines. The candidate should also have hands on practical experience with power invertors, motor control and drivers, as well as experience with numerical analysis, such as the invertor / drive system analysis and simulation (including control systems).
Applicants must demonstrate high quality research attributes such as publishing in Q1 journals, PhD supervision, research grant income and impact. Alternatively, candidates from industry must demonstrate track record on advanced PEMD product development supported by evidence on engaging with OEMs and EMS companies, for example.
You will actively contribute to research groups or communities of practice internally, through the Inst. of FTC, and externally, assisting with bids and tenders for external projects or contracts. You will also be disseminating research outputs using a range of media and develop external networks nationally and internationally. With a PhD and appropriate professional qualification and/or membership, the ability to demonstrate teaching experience at higher education level with evidence of successful student learning outcomes is beneficial. As one of Coventry's biggest employers we will provide an excellent benefits package and a personal and professional development programme that will help you to achieve your aspirations.