Research Assistant Position – 2019 in Swansea University, UK
Designation/Position- Research Assistant Position – 2019
Swansea University, UK invites application for Research Assistant Position – 2019 Position from eligible and interested candidates
About- The College of Engineering is ranked 10th in the UK for the combined score in research quality across the Engineering disciplines (REF 2014). The College has undergone a significant period of transformative growth and development in recent years, including doubling student and staff numbers, raising our international research profile, significantly increasing research grant income and moving to a brand new purpose built campus in 2015. Research Assistant Position – 2019
Research/Job Area- Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Location- Swansea University, UK
- A PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, with a focus on power system modelling or power converters control
- A demonstrable ability to conduct research in line with the objectives of the project
- Experience in power system modelling and analysis using the following tools: MATLAB and PSS®E
- Track record in at least one of these areas: power systems modelling, control system design, load-flow studies, harmonic analysis
Job/Position Description- The project ‘Use of PV Inverters to mitigate harmonics in power systems’ is led by Swansea University, in collaboration with one of the largest distribution network operators in the UK.
The purpose of this project is to verify the effectiveness of control algorithms to mitigate harmonics on the UK distribution system by using PV inverters. The analysis will be carried out using computer simulations and laboratory tests. Based on the outcome of this two-year research effort, a follow-up project will address implementation of the algorithm on a pilot feeder.
Salary: £29,515 per annum together with USS pension benefits.
Contract: This is a fixed-term position until 30th April 2021.
Location: This position will be based at the Bay Campus.
How to Apply- Eligible and intewrested candidate can apply online.
Applicants are asked to provide a completed online application providing evidence against the essential criteria in the recruitment documentation.
Applicants should also attach to the application a Curriculum Vitae including the publication list, and a cover letter stating their expertise in relation to the position.
For Contact- For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Grazia Todeschini, Principal Investigator: [email protected]
Last Date for Apply– 17 March 2019