Marie Sklodowska-Curie ITN Early Stage Researcher Post: EMC of DC Traction Supply Railway System (Power Converters) with Automatics Devices

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Applications are invited to work on the H2020-funded Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Doctoral Network, “E-TUT”. The successful applicant will be registered for a PhD programme associated with the network

The Marie-Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network “ETUT — European Training network is in collaboration with Ukraine for electrical Transport” within the Horizon 2020 Programme of the European Commission. The ETUT Beneficiaries are 3 universities: University of Twente (UT, in NL), the University of Nottingham (UN, in UK), and the Dnepropetrovsk national university of railway transport named after academician V.Lazaryan (UD, in UA). The industrial involvement is completed by 6 Partner Organisations: THALES, Transavtomatic, MM Tech, Lambda Engineering, Prydniprovska Railway, and Network Rail. It is intended that the successful University of Nottingham candidate will obtain a double-degree awarded by The University and another of the project consortium partner universities. More information on the PhD positions and the objectives can be found here: 

The successful candidate will be in possession of (or expected to obtain) a master’s degree in electrical engineering, power electronics, Electromagnetic Compatibility or a related field. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are also essential.

Candidates will also be required to meet the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Early Stage Researcher eligibility criteria: ( In particular, at the time of appointment the successful candidate must have had less than four years full-time equivalent research experience and must not have already obtained a PhD. Additionally, they must not have resided in the (recruiting host country) UK for more than 12 months in the three years immediately before the appointment. 

This full-time position is offered on a fixed-term up-to 36-month employment contract, dependent upon the successful candidate start-date. The post benefits from a highly competitive and attractive salary, plus mobility and family allowances as applicable. This is an excellent opportunity to work in an international and multisectoral research environment. Intense mobility within, as well as outside Europe is envisaged throughout the duration of the project. The successful candidate will also benefit from a comprehensive training programme aiming at developing her/his technical skills, as well as soft skills.

Applications must be made through the University’s online application system.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Rebecca Burns, [email protected]. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Further details:

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For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.

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