|Location:||Newcastle upon Tyne|
|Salary:||£30,619 to £43,155 per annum|
|Placed On:||15th March 2023|
|Closes:||10th April 2023|
We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.
We are seeking a researcher with a passion and natural interest in technology and the sustainable electrification of society. We want you to apply your unique skills and knowledge to this area and will help you to develop your career in this ever-growing sector of engineering.
Working in a team of University and Industry researchers you will have the opportunity to develop cutting edge electrical machine technology using new materials and techniques. This research will be applied to the development of novel high-speed, high-efficiency and high torque electrical machines designed for electrified transport.
We will help direct and develop your knowledge and abilities and support you in the development of new skills to fit the electrification agenda. You will have access to modules in our highly rated Electrical Power MSc programme, academic and research skills development courses and will work alongside researchers with the broad range of skills and specialisms needed for electrification. You will also have the opportunity to spend time with colleagues at our industrial partner in Sweden.
Based in the Electrical Power Research Group at Newcastle University and working in conjunction with colleagues at Alvier Mechatronics in Sweden, we welcome candidates wishing to work more flexibly and can adapt this role to suit part time and flexible working.
You will be a detailed and organised person with an inquisitive mind and a passion to turn theoretical ideas into working solutions. Skills in Science, Technology Engineering, Mathematics and Computer simulation are required, and we will help you develop these further in this role.
This research will encompass the design of electrical machines for high-speed, high-efficiency and high-torque automotive and industrial applications. You will develop the electrical machine design using analytical skills, 3D electromagnetic, thermal, and mechanical simulations, comparison and optimisation, development and construction of the system culminating in the experimental testing of prototype electrical drive systems at our state-of-the-art test facilities at Newcastle University.
As part of our commitment to career development for research staff, the University has developed 3 levels of research role profiles. These profiles set out firstly the generic competences and responsibilities expected of role holders at each level and secondly the general qualifications and experiences needed for entry at a particular level.
This is a full time, fixed term position for 18 months.
To apply, please complete an online application and upload a CV and a cover letter.
Your cover letter is a supporting statement, and you should outline how you meet the essential criteria of the role and evidence this with examples.
For further enquiries about the role, or for an informal chat, please contact Glynn Atkinson, Reader in Electrical Machines via email Glynn.Atkinson@newcastle.ac.uk
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