Research Associate in Dielectric Liquid Testing

Manchester, United Kingdom
£32,236 - £39,609 per annum according to experience
23 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 21/11/2018
Salary : £32,236 - £39,609 per annum according to experience
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering 
Division : Power and Energy
Hours Per week : Full Time
Contract Duration : ASAP for 30 Months 

A Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available for an outstanding and ambitious electrical engineer to undertake research in the field of dielectric liquid testing. Based in the Power and Energy Division, you will join the dielectric liquid research team to investigate partial discharge and creepage discharge phenomena in silicone oils. The project is supported by National Grid UK.

You will hold, or be about to obtain, a PhD in electrical power engineering or equivalent. Expertise in liquid testing is essential, and previous experience in the partial discharge and creepage discharge studies is highly desirable.

You should have proven ability to work independently, possess strong experimental skills, and be able to present results in an effective manner. You should be able to interact effectively with researchers from other disciplines and industrial partners. Good written and oral communication skills are also essential.

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Qiang Liu


General enquiries:


Tel:      0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel:      0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

Further Particulars

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