Research Fellow, Electrical Engineer

Updated: 7 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 22 Jun 2023

24 May 2023
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Research Field

Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)

Application Deadline

22 Jun 2023 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Job Description

NUS is looking for a Research Fellow to work on EV drive-train inverter based on Wide-bandgap (WBG) semiconductor devices.

The job requires the candidate to design, simulate a WBG based inverters with device characteristics, build the required hardware setups, work closely with liquid cooling team to integrate the cooling system, and produce detailed experimental results for the hardware prototypes. The candidate also needs to assist in the development of a demonstratable product according to the best design etched through research and should be tested as per the EV industry’s requirement.


  • Possess a recognised PhD degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent with specialisation in Power electronic converters and drives.
  • Working experience at industry in the area of power converter development is preferred. 
  • Able to work independently by conducting experiments alone or in teams when required and possess strong experimental validation experience.
  • Familiar with working of various WBG device-based power electronic converters and their soft-switching techniques.
  • Familiar with state-of-the-art simulation platforms such as MATLAB/Simulink, PSIM and PLECS.
  • Familiar with multi-objective optimal design of power converters, and PCB design tools such as Altium designer or equivalent.
  • Familiar with controller implementation and experimental troubleshooting.
  • Able to work on multiple tasks and projects in a multi-cultural and dynamic environment, with teams, governmental agencies and collaborators.
  • Good written and communication skills.
  • Open to fixed-term contract.

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Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: College of Design and Engineering
Department : Electrical and Computer Engineering
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 18868

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