Junior Researcher in the field of electrical distribution networks

Publish date August 30th 2018
N.Ref.25/2018

Junior Researcher in the field of electrical distribution networks

Power Systems group announces a position as Junior Researcher (R1) in the field of electrical distribution networks. The candidate will work on a research funded by the EU H2020 programme called RESilience to cope with Climate Change in Urban arEas – a multisectorial approach focusing on water (RESCCUE). The candidate will work in the fields of urban electrical distribution network resilience and its interaction with other city infrastructures. The tasks to be carried out will be mainly focused on the design and development of the electrical network modeling and assets impact evaluation (through GIS maps), mitigation methods (self-healing and clusterization of distribution grid) and impact assessment due to extreme climate conditions on city infrastructures and the electrical grid on.

Qualifications and experience required:
Essential:

- Master in electrical engineering, industrial engineering, or energy engineering.

- Skills on several of the following fields are required:
o Energy sector and electrical networks
o Renewable energy sources
o Optimization and system analytics
o Modelling of electrical systems

The knowledge and experience with software tools such as Matlab, DigSilent PowerFactory, QGIS, ARCGIS or PSSE ( at least 1 is mandatory, others is a surplus).

Language required:
- Good communications skills in English are mandatory.
- Knowledge of Spanish and/or Catalan will be beneficial.

Personal Skills:
- Team Worker.
- Initiative and interest in Research and Innovation.
- Flexibility.
- Results-oriented.
- Analytical and synthesis capabilities.

Salary:
Salaries will be paid in accordance with the IREC’s salary policy, depending on the candidate’s qualification and professional experience.

How to apply:
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