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Academic and Research Vacancies

Details of current academic posts and Research Fellow opportunties at QUB are available by clicking here.

PhD Opportunities

The EPIC cluster seeks PhD candidates to work within our research domains and interests, which include:

  • Electric power
  • Future electrical energy systems
  • Smart grids
  • Renewable and green energy
  • Immersive environments
  • Autonomous systems
  • Unmanned mobile systems
  • Manufacturing informatics
  • Intelligent systems and control
  • Nonlinear system modelling and control
  • System identification and cooperative control
  • Virtual reality
  • 3D graphics
  • Computational intelligence techniques
  • Power Electronics
  • Power Convertors
  • Energy Conversion
  • Motor Drives



From prospective students who are self-funded or who have a scholarship, we welcome expressions of interest in PhD research at any time of year. Expressions of interest should be submitted to along with a personal CV.

There are also opportunities to apply for funded PhD projects in EPIC. Please note that funding for these projects is available only to applicants from the UK (full funding) and EU (fees only funding) unless otherwise indicated.

Integration of Energy Storage into Electrical Power Systems - INTERREG VA Storage Platform for the Integration of Renewable Energy (SPIRE 2)

We currently have a number of PhD and Research Fellow opportunies on topics related to the integration of energy storage into electrical power systems. These are funded by the Storage Platform for the Integration of Renewable Energy (SPIRE 2) INTERREG VA, a collaborative project led by Ulster University with Strathclyde University and Dundalk Insittute of Technology as the other academic partners.

For further information on the PhD projects and information on how to apply please click here.

For applications for the research fellow posts please click here, please note applications are online only.