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Research Fellow for Railway System Integration and Innovation

Do you have an established research track record with the vision and drive to tackle new challenges? Are you passionate about delivering world-leading research in one of the UK’s leading research-intensive Universities?

The University of Leeds along with external partners is investing around £70 Million to establish of a new high-speed rail and system integration institute. A 10-acre site is being developed as a Rail Engineering/Technology campus, primarily for high-speed rail research and including a systems integration and innovation centre in which the School of Electronics and Electrical Engineering is contributing significantly.

This 3-year post is industry-funded and the goal is to develop a three-tiered integration platform for compatibility and verification studies of railway electrification. Also, the project will investigate the innovative and optimal design and integration of power supply system and equipment, given the complex legacy infrastructure and existing power supply systems in the UK rail network. You will work closely with a Research Software Engineer within a large, multidisciplinary team.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Prof Kang Li, Chair of Smart Energy Systems

Tel: +44 (0)113 3432045 or email: k.li1@leeds.ac.uk 


Further information

The Schools in the Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences are proud to have been awarded the Athena SWAN Bronze or Silver Award from the Equality Challenge Unit, the national body that promotes equality in the higher education sector. Our equality and inclusion webpage provides more information.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Electronic & Electrical Engineering
Section:  Institute of Communications and Power Networks
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (3 years (Grant funding))
Release Date:  Thursday 07 November 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 08 December 2019
Reference:  EPSEE1008
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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