University of Nottingham

Research Associate/Fellow in Electrical Machines (Fixed term)

2023-11-29 (Europe/London)
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Location:  Jubilee Campus 

Salary:  £30,487 to £45,585 per annum (pro rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience (minimum £33966 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. 

Closing Date:  Wednesday 29 November 2023 

Reference:  ENG482723

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and talented researcher to join the Power Electronics, Machines and Drives Research Group (PEMC) at the University of Nottingham group and become a core member of a team researching electrical machines, drives and associated controls, construction and testing of electrical machines for high performance applications. The PEMC Research Group has undergone a significant period of growth and now has over 160 members, with over 20 academics (including 7 full professors) and approximately 120 PhD students and post-doctoral research fellows. The group has excellent facilities for experimental work including approximately 3500m2 of research space and a construction and testing capability up to 5MW. The current post arises from projects with key industrial partners in the field of electromagnetic design of electrical machines for which a research fellow with experience in electrical machine design is required. 

Candidates should hold or about to obtain a PhD or equivalent and research experience in electrical machines . They should also have extensive knowledge of the technologies needed in Electrical Machine design and implementation, and practical experience of the design and testing of Electrical Machines. 

This is a full-time role (36.25 hours) and will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period 24 months. Job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof. Chris Gerada or Dr Gaurang Vakil email or Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

It is a condition of this post that satisfactory enhanced disclosure is obtained from the 'Disclosure and Barring Service'.

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Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

Applicants for this post will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as defined by the requirements set out by UK Visas & Immigration.  Please visit: for more information.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependents accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see our Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge webpages.

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Research Associate/Fellow in Electrical Machines (Fixed term)
University Park Nottingham, United Kingdom
Application deadline
2023-11-29 23:59 (Europe/London)
2023-11-30 00:59 (CET)
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