Research Associate

Cardiff University - Cardiff School of Engineering

Applicants are invited for a Research Associate position at the Cardiff School of Engineering. The aim of the post is to undertake research to investigate the effects of low-inertia and low short-circuit level in a HVDC-rich AC grid driven by power electronics converters. The hardware-in-loop (HIL) platform at the Cardiff University, which consists of a HVDC grid test rig, a real time digital simulator (RTDS) and a power amplifier will be used in the modelling and testing of AC grids and VSC control for improving the AC system stability subject to AC and DC faults. Interviews will take place as soon as possible following the closing date.
This is a full time position on a fixed term until 30th April 2018.
For informal enquiries about the post please contact Prof. Jun Liang,
For further details about working at Cardiff School of Engineering please contact
Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

The School of Engineering holds an Athena SWAN Bronze Award that recognises good employment practice and a commitment to develop the careers of women working in science. Cardiff University is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. For this vacancy we actively encourage women to apply. We will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share opportunities.

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