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Senior Researcher - Power Electronics - Aerospace

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  • 55,000-65,000
  • 30 Nov 2021
  • Cork (Centre)
  • Permanent

Senior Researcher - Power Electronics - Aerospace

About the Company

This Global leader in the Aerospace industry is seeking a Senior Researcher to join it's Cork based team and work on next gen solutions.

About the Position

An exciting opportunity for a dedicated researcher to join a team working on the cutting edge of next gen electronics systems for aerospace applications. You will be able to demonstrate a solid mix of academic background and applied experience in the design of compact, high efficiency power electronics systems, and modelling and evaluation of electrical power distribution architectures, and a passion for applying these skills in the context aviation electrification.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute technology research plans to successfully achieve desired technical outcomes within time and budget constraints.
  • Demonstrate technical excellence in research activities and creative thinking that leads to innovative concepts.
  • Assist in developing proposals for externally-funded research in the area of power electronics and electrical machines, and collaborating with external partners such as companies, national labs and universities.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills and provide timely, accurate reports and presentations to senior management and functional teams.
  • Actively contribute concepts to technology roadmaps in areas related to power electronics technologies applied to aerospace and industrial systems, helping expand the portfolio of technology maturation projects.
  • Enjoy working in the lab, implementing and testing control strategies, as well as designing and testing hardware prototypes and becoming confident to be able to work without direct guidance.
  • To become responsible for several components on a project or a complex component of a larger project.


  • A PhD in Electronics Engineering, with 0-2+ years of industrial or academic experience, or a Master’s degree with 2-5+ years of experience in industry or academia.
  • Motivated self-starter with a strong enthusiasm to learn and passion for mentoring and experimental work.
  • Well-organized and has excellent interpersonal, leadership and communication skills to work in international teams.
  • Willing to champion and challenge new technical ideas.
  • Able to adapt to new challenges and go beyond the original field of expertise.
  • Able to partner with universities, government agencies, national labs, and professional organizations to meet organizational objectives within time and budget constraints.

Remuneration Package

A strong remuneration package is on offer.

For more information on the role or any other Engineering or Life Sciences roles call Nigel on 087 3618142 or email me or click the apply button below.

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