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Post Doctoral Research Officer - Electronics

Bangor University - College of Physical & Applied Sciences

Location: Bangor
Salary: £32,548 to £38,833 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 8th August 2018
Closes: 7th September 2018
Job Ref: BU01733

Salary: £32,548 - £38,833 (Grade 7) p.a.

The School of Electronic Engineering of Bangor University, Wales, invites applications for a 12-month postdoctoral Research Officer to work on the ‘SPARC II’ project (‘Solar Photovoltaic Academic Research Consortium’) under the supervision of Dr Jeff Kettle. The project is a collaboration between Swansea University and Bangor University and the successful candidate will be working with the team of engineers and scientists across Wales.

Applicants should possess (or have submitted) a PhD degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area of engineering and in the area of Photovoltaics. A track record of high-quality scientific publications is desirable.

The successful candidate will be involved in a number of key issues including development of outdoor testing facilities, data acquisition, lifetime testing and analysis. He /she will be involved in integration of PV with energy storage and modelling of PV system reliability.

The School of Electronic Engineering achieved the UK’s fourth place ranking for research outputs in the last Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), acknowledging the School as world leading in its research activities.

The appointee will commence as soon as possible and the post is  available for 12 months initially but with the possibility of an extension for a further 6 to 12 months.

Applications will only be accepted via our on-line recruitment website, However, in cases of access issues due to disability, paper application forms are available by telephoning 01248 383865.

For an informal discussion of the post please contact Dr Jeff Kettle via email at:

Closing date for applications: 07 September 2018.

Committed To Equal Opportunities

EU Funds: Investing in Wales

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