Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
School of Engineering and Information Technology
Full time, fixed term position until October 2020
Lecturer level B | $92k-$109k plus 9.5% superannuation contributions
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The University’s School of Engineering and Information Technology is an innovative faculty and makes significant contributions to many areas of research. Members of the project team are part of Murdoch University’s Energy Research and Innovation (MUERI) group and are engaging in research in power system planning and stability, renewable energy based electrification and future electricity networks. The group has access to power system simulation resources (DigSilent Power Factory, MATLAB), monitored renewable energy systems, a sky camera setup for cloud monitoring and extensive renewable energy system component testing facilities.
The Post-Doctoral Research Fellow will be actively involved in all research activities of a utility industry project concerned with distributed energy resources trials in a micro-grid. The project requires a review of the micro-grid’s current control strategy, data analysis and statistical assessments, development of simulation models and control strategies, as well as testing, implementing and analysing PV generation and feed-in management control methodologies. The Post-Doctoral Research Fellow will collaborate with the project team consisting of a R&D assistant and several Engineering academic staff members under the supervision of the Project Leader (Senior Lecturer in Engineering).
For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.
Skills and Experience
The successful candidate must have:
A PhD conferred in an area relevant to appointment (Electrical Engineering).
Demonstrated advanced skills in power system modelling and control, photovoltaic systems technology and solar resource assessment.
Demonstrated experience with handling and working with large data sets.
Demonstrated ability to engage in high quality independent research, with an established record of scholarly publications.
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Please submit the following documents via the Apply Online button below:
A cover letter
Your most recent resume (CV)
A statement addressing the selection criteria (found in the Position Description)
Applications sent by post or email will not be accepted. Please note visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Murdoch University values workplace diversity, promote inclusion, and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women, and individuals with disability. Applicants who have support or access requirements, are encouraged to advise this at the time of their application, to ensure appropriate assistance is provided throughout the recruitment process.
Position contact: Professor Parisa Bahri at P.Bahri@murdoch.edu.au.
Closing date: 24 January 2018 (11:59pm)