Research Associate in Multi-Energy Networks Engineering

Manchester, United Kingdom
£32,236 to £39,609 per annum
06 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 05/12/2018
Salary : £32,236 to £39,609 per annum
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
Division : Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Hours Per week : Full Time
Contract Duration : 1 January 2019 until 30 September 2022

A Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDRA) position is available for an outstanding and ambitious energy networks / power systems engineer to undertake research in the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) networks and (Big) Data applications for advance multi-energy networks monitoring and control, all within the Supergen Energy Networks Hub. The Supergen Energy Networks Hub will provide leadership, research and networking, for the energy networks community to grow and come together to develop a deeper understanding of the interconnected and interdependent energy network, e.g. electricity, heat, gas, hydrogen etc., infrastructure. We are now recruiting researchers to deliver an exciting programme of work as part of the Hub team.

You will hold a PhD (awarded or nearing completion) in a relevant engineering domain and an excellent relevant first degree or postgraduate degree. Expertise in energy networks and the ICT and Big Data applications in monitoring and control of multi-energy networks is essential.

You should have proven ability to work independently with excellent time management, possess strong mathematics and data analysis skills, and be able to present and communicate results in an effective manner. Skills related to ICT, application of novel sensors, e.g. Phasor Measurement Units, knowledge extraction, or situational awareness, would be particularly welcome. You should be able to interact effectively with researchers from other disciplines and industrial partners.

Please note this post will also require UK travel to collaborating universities, as well as opportunities to present research at leading international conferences.

The post is available immediately on a full-time, fixed-term basis until 30 September 2022.

The School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering 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. 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: Vladimir Terzija


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

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

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