Research Associate in Crossbow Project



£32,816 to £40,322 per annum depending on relevant experience.

Job reference: SAE-015772
Location: Sackville Street, Manchester
Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 23/11/2020
Salary: £32,816 to £40,322 per annum depending on relevant experience
Employment type: Fixed Term
Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering
School/ Directorate: Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Hours per week: Full time
Contract Duration: Fixed term from 1 December 2020 until 31 October 2021

The Power and Energy Division of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK is looking for a Research Associate to work on a research project funded by the EU H2020 project “Cross border management of variable renewable energies and storage units enabling a transnational wholesale market (CROSSBOW).

Within the CROSSBOW project, the particular focus of the Research Associate position will be on the development and implementation of advanced optimisation algorithms for regional energy storage units coordination to enable their optimal management under uncertainty, ensure regional system stability and increase the cross-border penetration of renewable energy sources in large interconnected, multi-area power systems.

You must possess, or be about to obtain, a PhD (or equivalent) in Power Systems Engineering.

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointment will be made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Prof Jovica Milanovic


General enquiries:


Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please apply here.