Research Assistant/Associate in Reduced Order Modelling

Imperial College London Department of Mechanical Engineering

Job summary

The Electrochemical Science & Engineering research group are looking to hire a researcher to develop reduced order models for lithium-ion batteries from physical models. Models are required to estimate the state of health of lithium ion batteries, and control them on- and offline. This post is funded by the Faraday Institution as part of the Multi-Scale Modelling project to develop the next generation of battery packs and battery management...

Job listing information

  • Reference ENG01600
  • Date posted 17 March 2021
  • Closing date 18 April 2021

Key information about the role

  • Location South Kensington Campus (map)
  • Position type Full time, fixed term
  • Salary £36,045 – £48,340 plus benefits
  • Department Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Category Researcher / Non Clinical Researcher

Job description

Job summary

The Electrochemical Science & Engineering research group are looking to hire a researcher to develop reduced order models for lithium-ion batteries from physical models. Models are required to estimate the state of health of lithium ion batteries, and control them on- and offline. This post is funded by the Faraday Institution as part of the Multi-Scale Modelling project to develop the next generation of battery packs and battery management systems to improve performance and lifetime.

Our research group is interdisciplinary, and is currently spread across four different departments within Imperial College London. We work at the interface between science and engineering of electrochemical devices. With over 50 postdoctoral & postgraduate researchers, we are a vibrant, collaborative and inclusive team with multiple industrial and academic collaborators.

Duties and responsibilities

    • You will primarily be developing reduced order models for lithium-ion batteries.
    • You will be working with the wider experimental team to help general and implement control algorithms onto the battery management system
    • You will assist in the planning of the research and assist with the publication of findings.

Essential requirements

    • ­You should have a degree in a relevant subject area. Completing a PhD (or equivalent) in a pertinent area would be helpful but is not a requirement for appointment as a Research Assistant.
    • You mist have experience of working in a research environment
    • Experience of reduced order modelling and control is essential, as is a knowledge of control theory

Further information

This is a fixed term position for up to 24 months.

Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as a Research Assistant within the salary range £36,045 - £39,183 per annum.

Queries relating to the position should be directed to Dr Jacqueline Edge at j.edge@imperial.ac.uk. 

To apply, please click “APPLY NOW” to go through to the online application form.

Should you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Miss Helen Stoneham at h.stoneham@imperial.ac.uk.