Post Doctoral Research Associate in Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Durham, United Kingdom
Grade 7 £33,199 - £35,210
02 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
02 May 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department Of Engineering

Grade 7 £33,199 - £35,210

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Electronic and Electrical Engineering with a particular emphasis on statistical modelling of data, data analytic and cyber-security analysis for power systems. The research project “Ubiquitous Storage Empowering Response (USER)” has received phase 2 funding from the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), and is led by Levelise Limited, working with Baxi Heating UK Limited, Ecuity Consulting LLP, Durham University, Engenera Renewables Limited, and Energy Systems Catapult. The project will see a trial of Levelise Limited’s Smart Controls and AI-led optimisation technology in 350 real homes.

The successful applicant will be expected to analyse relevant data, build statistical models to optimise system performance, and study cyber-security risks and mitigation approaches.

This post is fixed term. The project is time limited and will end on 31/12/2020. Successful applicants will, ideally, be in post by 1st May 2019.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr. Hongjian Sun (hongjian.sun@durham.ac.uk ). All enquiries will be treated in the strictest confidence.

We prefer to receive applications online via the Durham University Vacancies Site. https://www.dur.ac.uk/jobs/. As part of the application process, you should provide details of 3 (preferably academic/research) referees and the details of your current line manager so that we may seek an employment reference.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in the University .

All applicants are asked to submit:

  • A CV and covering letter which details your experience, strengths and potential in the requirements set out above;
  • 2 journal papers.

The assessment for the post will include the suitability of expertise, research project experience, and publication track record. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview and assessment late April/May 2019.

Closes midday on : 02-May-2019