|Salary:||£33,380 to £45,547 per annum|
|Placed On:||9th August 2018|
|Closes:||9th September 2018|
Campus: South Kensington, London
The Electrochemical Science & Engineering Group is looking to hire a researcher proficient in the use of physics based models to develop continuum scale models for high-energy lithium-ion batteries. Our rapidly expanding research group is at the centre of high quality research into electrochemical storage. In this project, we focus on developing the next generation hybrid chemistry battery packs and battery management systems, with the goal of improving performance and lifetime.
The purpose of this post is to work closely with a counterpart experimentalist to develop the understanding of the phenomena limiting the batteries’ performance in hybrid packs. You will collaborate with other modellers and coders to inform the development of novel, physics-informed estimation and control algorithms for battery management systems. The level of industrial collaboration associated with this position makes it ideal for anyone looking to build relationships in this field.
Duties and Responsibilities
You will be:
You will also be expected to plan and conduct your own work, publishing papers and presenting your work at national and international conferences.
Skills, knowledge and experience
This is a fixed term position for up to 30months.
Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £33,380 - £35,061 per annum.
Our preferred method of application is via our website. Please visit our website using the provided link for more information about the post and the application process.
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