Research Associate

The University of Texas at Dallas

Dallas, TX

Job posting number: #7152218

Posted: June 6, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary
The candidate is required to do research on electromagnetic transients in power systems, high voltage engineering, and power system areas. The candidate should be able to write technical reports and articles in English and communicate effectively. A Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in Power and Familiarity with COMSOL Multiphysics, EMTP-RV, and PSS/E are needed.

No remote work available for this position.
Minimum Education and Experience
Ph.D in a related field.

Preferred Education and Experience
Preference will be given to applicants with solid experience in the required topics as postdoctoral fellows and/or working in the industry. Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering with Power System major is preferred.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The candidate is required to characterize the accelerated insulation aging problem under wide bandgap (WBG)-based voltages, and develop high-frequency electromagnetic transient models for rotating machines, transformers, cables, and transmission lines to determine (i) overvoltages, (ii) electrical stress, and (iii) thermal stress on different components including motor and transformer windings, and stress grading systems in electrical motors and cable terminations under WBG-based voltages pluses. Familiarity with high voltage engineering, dielectric and electrical insulation, electromagnatic transients in power systems, power system analysis and planning, and multiphysics modeling is necessary. The candidate should be able to write technical reports and articles in English and communicate effectively. The candidate should be able to work with COMSOL Multiphysics, EMTP-RV, and PSS/E.
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Additional Information
What We Can Offer
UT Dallas aims to attract and retain talented faculty and staff to support the university’s mission. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, retirement, life insurance and AD&D coverage. UT Dallas also offers employee wellness programs, tuition assistance, professional development through Academic Impressions, and so much more. Visit for more information.
Special Instructions Summary
Important Message
1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

2) The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living, and working environment that is welcoming, respectful, and inclusive of all members of the university community. UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its services, programs, activities, employment, and education, including in admission and enrollment. EOE, including disability/veterans. The University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodation in the employment application and interview process, contact the ADA Coordinator. For inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies, contact the Title IX Coordinator.

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