The selected candidate will work in a research project on secondary frequency control in the Spanish power system in close contact with leading Spanish electric utilities. The research will involve control theory and analysis and simulation of electric power systems. The selected candidate will integrate in a very active research group.
Annual full-time contract for the development of research projects. In addition, training activities may be carried out. This modality allows the Research Assistant to establish a very close professional relationship with the companies with which he/she collaborates, thus nourishing his/her research with the experience accumulated during the projects. Although this modality does not necessarily require to enroll in any program, the Research Assistant can apply for a PhD during the first two years. The Research Assistant is hired each year for a maximum period of 6. If he or she is not enrolled in a PhD program the contract cannot exceed two years. The gross salary for the first year is € 24,410.00 for the year 2021. In addition, the IIT covers 90% of the cost of training activities and the Research Assistant can enjoy all the advantages offered to Comillas students (Sports, Cultural Activities, Library, etc.).
The candidate must have a master's degree in engineering with a specialization in electrical or electronic engineering. The academic record corresponding to the degree provided will be valued, as well as knowledge of Matlab, PSS/E and Phyton. Native Spanish, advanced English level, and very good academic record is also required.
Curriculum Vitae, academic record, cover letter and two recommendation letters.