Lecturer in Electrical/Electronic Power Systems

We are looking for an excellent scholar. Specific topics of interest include electrical power systems technology and analysis, power electronics, renewable energy and its management. The new academic will also play a leading role in defining and delivering undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in the area of electrical power engineering in general, with emphasis on power systems technology/analysis, power systems management and power electronics. 

Candidates should have a PhD in an appropriate research area, a strong publication record, and the drive to carry out research and teaching, in an exciting, highly professional, multidisciplinary environment.

The posts will be held in the Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) at the University of Southampton. Ranked in the top one per cent of universities globally and among the UK’s top 20 for research, the University of Southampton has an international reputation for its research, teaching and enterprise activities. 

In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, ECS was first in the UK for the volume and quality of research in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. We have been 1st or 2nd in the Guardian U.K. league tables for Electronic and Electrical Engineering for the past 5 years (2015-2019)

University of Southampton holds an Athena Swan Silver Award, demonstrating their commitment to provide equal opportunities. Due consideration will be given to applicants who have taken a career break. 

The University has a generous maternity policy and onsite childcare facilities; employees are able to participate in the childcare vouchers scheme.  Other benefits include state-of-the-art on-campus sports, arts and culture facilities, a full programme of events and a range of staff discounts.

As part of the recruitment process all applicants are expected to give a talk to academic and research staff and to PhD students within the department. 

For further information for the position please contact Professor George Chen Tel: +44 23 8059 5166, Email: g.chen@soton.ac.uk or Ms Dorota Sikorska Tel: +44 23 8059 8825, Email: dask1n11@soton.ac.uk

Please note that with effect from 01/08/2018, the University’s organisational structure has been updated. This post is now within Electrical and Electronic Engineering, School of Electronics and Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences


Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Rosie McPhail (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043. Please quote reference 1042418FP on all correspondence. References are requested along with your application. This reference system is automated so please ensure you provide the correct email address and allow time for these to be received, prior to the close date, to assist the department with shortlisting

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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