Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Advanced Control for Electrical Propulsion

University of Lincoln
February 18, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,099
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Contract Type:fixed term for 24 mo
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Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Advanced Control for Electrical


School of Engineering

Location: Lincoln Salary: From £37,099 per annum Please note, this post is fixed term for 24 months, and full time at 1.0 FTE. Closing Date: Sunday 18 February 2024 Interview Date: Tuesday 27 February 2024 Reference: CHS088A

Are you a Post-Doctoral Research Associate (PDRA) with a strong background in the real-time motion control of ground vehicles?

We are looking for a PDRA to join our project on the development of an all- electric self-propelled agricultural sprayer platform, with focus on the advanced control of its motor drive system for optimal performance and energy- efficiency. The project will also investigate AI techniques for efficient and sustainable crop-spraying.

This is an exciting new opportunity funded by Innovate UK and DEFRA, working with the School of Engineering, the Lincoln Institute of Agri-food Technology, plus industry partners. You will join the School of Engineering team at the University's Brayford Campus, although field-testing will take place at different locations in Lincolnshire, including at our Riseholme Campus.

You should have a PhD in Engineering or a closely related discipline. If you are close to completing your PhD research, you are also warmly encouraged to apply.

If you would like to have an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Tim Gordon, Professor of Vehicle Control Engineering, at [email protected]

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