|Salary:||£33,348 to £43,155 per annum|
|Placed On:||29th March 2023|
|Closes:||26th April 2023|
Fixed-term contract until 31 March 2025, 1.0 FTE.
This position is also being advertised at Project Engineer level. If you believe your experience and skills would be better suited for that role, please apply through the following link: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CYQ534/project-engineer-battery-characterisation-107088-0423
WMG is a vibrant, cutting-edge research institution at the University of Warwick. We currently have a wide variety of opportunities spanning diverse battery-related roles, to deliver a multi-year collaboration with a leading UK automotive manufacturer and their supply chain. As a member of this closely integrated team, you will have a unique opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary setting comprising academics, researchers, and industry experts.
WMG is home to the Energy Innovation Centre, a national centre for battery research, which provides access to world leading experimental facilities. Our energy storage expertise spans fundamental research in electrochemistry through to system-scale solutions for a wide range of applications. Much of our research is underpinned by core capabilities in mathematical modelling, advanced characterisation, instrumentation, systems engineering and control methods.
The roles in the current collaborative project fall under several themes:
This role is within the ‘Characterisation’ theme. The successful candidate will need to be able to evidence their capability in a subset of the following areas:
You will need a good honours degree and a doctoral qualification in a relevant subject, along with a willingness to learn and innovate in your specialist discipline. You will have excellent communication skills, be flexible, and be able to work independently and as part of a team with diverse skills and backgrounds. You will have undertaken complimentary research or product development in one or more of the above areas and be able to demonstrate your capability through appropriate industrial or academic experience.
We will provide a great range of benefits which include an attractive pension scheme, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays and Christmas closure, some fantastic savings on a wide range of products and services, and excellent learning and development opportunities.
If you have not yet been awarded your PhD but are near submission or have recently submitted your PhD, any offers of employment will be made as Research Assistant on level 5 of the University grade structure (£32,411). Upon successful award of your PhD and evidence of this fact, you will be promoted to Research Fellow on the first point of the level 6 of the University grade structure (£33,348).
If you require further information about this position, please contact Dr Anup Barai (firstname.lastname@example.org) for an informal discussion.
Interview Date: TBC.
Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role can be found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick's jobs pages. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button.
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