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Senior Research Associate in Energy Systems


Standard Grade 8: £44,414 - £52,841

Closing date

May 31, 2023 12:00PM


We are seeking an exceptional Senior Research Associate in Energy Systems to join an ambitious and wide-ranging programme, the International Community for Local Smart Grids (ICLSG), and will be part of a vital knowledge sharing programme identifying how global energy challenges can be addressed and opportunities shared to support decarbonisation around the globe.


The position sits within the Energy and Power Group, led by Professor Malcolm McCulloch. The group’s vision is to transform the world’s energy arena by making it efficient, clean, accessible and affordable for everyone on the planet. Reporting to the Principal Investigator, McCulloch, the post-holder will help ensure a healthy and vibrant research environment within the Energy & Power Group. This will involve leading, devising, coordinating and supervising research projects in this area, including work in collaboration with project partners, guidance to researchers and students, and winning further funding to underpin the research.


You should hold a PhD in electrical engineering, power systems or energy systems, together with demonstrable experience of working with Distribution Network Operators. You should have demonstrable experience of collaborating with research partners.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to


Further information can be found at


Only applications received before midday on Wednesday 31 May 2023 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter, clearly describing how your skillset matches the essential and desired criteria of this advertised position, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.


The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology. This group has a strong desire to promote diversity and gender balance.

Contact name

Mallory Newman

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