Research Associate in Wide Band Gap Gate Driving for Waveform EMI Quietening

Imperial College London Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

United Kingdom

Job summary

Applications are invited for a Research Associate in Wide Band Gap Gate Driving for Waveform EMI Quietening. The post is in the Wireless Power Lab at Imperial College London. The wireless Power Lab (https://www.imperial.ac.uk/wireless-power) conducts research into multi-MHz wireless power transfer, with applications to drones, light-weight e-mobility, and medical and consumer. The lab ran IEEE Wireless Power Week 2019 in London...

Job listing information

  • Reference ENG01398
  • Date posted 21 September 2020
  • Closing date 20 October 2020

Key information about the role

  • Location South Kensington Campus (map)
  • Position type Full time, fixed term
  • Salary £40,215 – £47,579 plus benefits
  • Department Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Category Researcher / Non Clinical Researcher

Job description

Job summary

Applications are invited for a Research Associate in Wide Band Gap Gate Driving for Waveform EMI Quietening.

The post is in the Wireless Power Lab at Imperial College London. The wireless Power Lab (https://www.imperial.ac.uk/wireless-power) conducts research into multi-MHz wireless power transfer, with applications to drones, light-weight e-mobility, and medical and consumer. The lab ran IEEE Wireless Power Week 2019 in London (www.wpw2019.org). We use wide band gap devices in all of our work, and this post is related to driver circuits for high frequency driving of wide band gap devices.

You will be required to simulate, optimise and design gate drive solutions for wide band gap devices with a focus on energy recovery, speed, and reduction in EMI. The post is part of the EPSRC Quietening Waveforms Project:

https://gow.epsrc.ukri.org/NGBOViewGrant.aspx?GrantRef=EP/R029504/1

Duties and responsibilities

    • To plan and carry out research in accordance with the project aims and work-plan
    • To contribute to the timely production of project deliverables
    • To generate and display results and interpret their implications
    • To write progress and project reports and prepare results for publication and dissemination via presentations and seminars
    • To maintain accurate and complete records of all findings
    • To present research findings to colleagues and at conferences
    • To attend relevant workshops, project meetings and conferences as necessary
    • To help maintain the laboratory environment
    • To submit publications to refereed journals
    • To develop contacts and research collaborations within the College and the wider community
    • To promote the reputation of the Group, the Department and the College
    • To conduct and plan own scientific work with appropriate supervision.
    • To maintain highly organised and accurate record of experimental Work.
    • To actively participate in the research programme of the Group
    • To publish in high quality journals and to present data at national and international meetings.
    • To participate in Group research meetings and internal seminars.
    • To collaborate with other allied scientists within Imperial College and elsewhere in London and abroad, as appropriate.
    • To contribute to the smooth running of the Group’s laboratories and, facilities with other scientists, clinicians, technicians and students within the laboratories.
    • Assist in the supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research students and research assistants as required.
    • To comply with the College, Division, and Unit safety practices and to attend courses on safety when appropriate.
    • Any other duties as may be deemed reasonable by Head of group as well as Head of Division/Department/Section.

Essential requirements

You must hold a PhD (or equivalent) in power systems.

The following are also required:

  • LTSpice/PSpice
  • CST
  • Altium Designer
  • Matlab
  • Ability to plan, carry out and publish high quality research in high quality journals
  • Ability to communicate with scientists and researchers from a variety of disciplines
  • Ability to present own work at conferences and seminars with authority and coherence
  • Ability to organise own work with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to work as part of a team and to be open-minded and cooperative
  • Ability to prioritise own work in response to deadlines
  • Flexible attitude towards work

Further information

*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £35,477 - £38,566 per annum.

For informal enquiries about this post, please contact Professor Paul Mitcheson via email at paul.mitcheson@imperial.ac.uk.

Further information about the post is available in the job description.

Our preferred method of application is online via our website. To apply, visit www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs and search by the job reference ENG01398.

For technical issues when applying online please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA),which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/

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Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.


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