Research Fellow, Institute of Future Transport and Cities

Coventry, United Kingdom
£32,823 - 41,536 per annum
Nov 14, 2019
End of advertisement period
Dec 08, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 08/12/2019
Faculty / School or Service Institute of Future Transport and Cities (IFTC)
Salary £32,823 - 41,536 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

Job description

Full-time, Permanent

We are looking for a Research Fellow within the automotive e-mobility research group within the Centre for Advanced Low Carbon Propulsion Systems (C-ALPS) which is based on the universities technology park in Coventry City Centre. You will join a newly created research centre with high levels of industry engagement. This is an exciting opportunity for you to significantly expand your technical research skills within the area of automotive electronics. 

Your work will primarily happen in our dedicated low-voltage electronics lab in C-ALPS where you will design and build electronics to support a number of projects. The research fellow will be expected to collaborate with other group members to achieve joint multidisciplinary research. For example, the candidate will need to work with group members with expertise in battery manufacture to embed sensors within batteries during manufacture. Another example may be research on automotive battery management system hardware where the research fellow will work with automotive engineering colleagues. There is significant latitude given and guidance offered from senior and junior academics in the group allowing you to work on areas of your interest and grow.

At a minimum we expect you to have submitted your thesis and have published some good quality journal publications in relevant journals. A PhD with equivalent industrial experience and the capability to publish journal publications will also be considered.

Successful candidates will become an active memberof C-ALPS.  As such you will actively contribute to research groups or communities of practice internally and externally, assisting with bids and tenders for external projects or contracts. You will also disseminate research outputs and develop external networks nationally and internationally.

If you require further information about this position, please contact us for an informal discussion:

Contact:Assistant Professor Joe Fleming (,Associate Professor Oliver Curnick ( Professor Rohit Bhagat (

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