COVENTRY UNIVERSITY

Research Associate in Electrochemical Engineering

Location
Coventry, United Kingdom
Salary
£32,243 - £40,802 per annum
Posted
27 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
02 Jan 2019
Ref
REQ006567
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Application closing date 02/01/2019
Faculty / School or Service Centre for Advanced Low-Carbon Propulsion Systems (C-ALPS)
Salary £32,243 - £40,802 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

Working in the Centre for Low-Carbon Propulsion Systems(C-ALPS), you will be committed to contributing to our continued success in delivery of engineering programmes. You will join a newly set-up research centre with high levels of industry engagement.

Engaging actively in research and income generation with a particular focus on the area of power electronics and power systems, more particularly advanced circuit topologies and control in automotive and renewable energy applications. The successful candidate will be able to contribute to the delivery of power electronics and power systems research and teaching programmes with a particular focus on developing a molten salt recycling method for end of life lithium ion cells.This role is largely lab based with the successful candidate planning and carrying out experiments.

You will need to share our passion for delivering a positive student experience that puts excellence in teaching and learning at the heart of everything we do and will be able to demonstrate significant knowledge in your area of specialisation to support the centre's research culture.  You must be willing to work flexibly and promote and support international partnerships, as well as potentially deliver teaching onsite at one of our international partners.

Successful candidates will become an active member of one of the Centre for Low-Carbon Propulsion Systems (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.

Experience of working on applied research projects or contracts, as well as participation in professional practice/consultancy will be advantageous.

The candidate should be qualified to PhD level in a relevant subject. Alternatively, candidates with relevant industrial experience to an equivalent level are also encouraged to apply.

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

Contact: Kerry Gallagher, 07392 096122

Closing Date: 2nd January 2019

Interview Date: 5th February 2019

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