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Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Battery Modelling


Standard Grade 7: £36,024 - £44,263

Closing date

Sep 21, 2023 12:00PM


We are seeking a full time Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join the Battery Intelligence Lab at the Department of Engineering Science (central Oxford).  The post is funded by Horizon Europe or the UKRI Horizon Europe Gaurantee and is fixed-term until 31st December 2026. 


The successful candidate will be part of “DigiBatt” (Digital Solutions for Accelerated Battery Testing), an EU project on new approaches for battery development to extract more information from fewer tests, harnessing the latest advances in automation, data science, diagnostics, and modelling. You will develop battery models and new methods for performance and lifetime diagnostics/simulation and integrate these into frameworks for parameter estimation and design optimisation. You should possess a relevant PhD/DPhil, skills in battery models and software development, and have great time management and communications skills.


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Only online applications received before midday on Thursday 21 September 2023 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the 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.

Contact name

Professor David Howey

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