August 20, 2021 - We are hiring two postdoctoral research associates!

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    The Smart/Micro Grids Research Center (SMGRC) at the University of Kurdistan is seeking highly motivated postdoctoral candidates interested in working on the following areas:


    ● Microgrids dynamics and control

    ● Renewable integrated power systems stability and control

    ● Data-driven parameter estimation, modeling, and control

    ● Grid-connected stability analysis and control


    The successful candidate must have outstanding achievement in his/her doctoral research and possess independent research abilities and ambitious scientific goals.

    Job Details:

    ● Salary: monthly salary for the accepted applicants is in the range of 50 to 100 percent (depending on the type of contract) salary of a new employed assistant professor at the University of Kurdistan

    ● Duration: 1-year term, renewable for a 2nd year based on performance

    ● Anticipated start date: October 1, 2021

    ● This is a 100% research position, with no teaching obligations. 

    How to Apply:

    Applications are due September 8, 2021, and must include the following: 

    ● Cover letter (maximum 750 words): please explain your interest in the position and how you meet the qualifications, with particular attention to your experience with qualitative (or mixed) methods and interdisciplinary research

    ● Current CV

    ● One relevant publication

    ● Name & email for 2-3 academic references included in the CV (to be contacted for short-listed candidates)
    Please email your application to the SMGRC office at smgrc[at] (copy to: bevrani[at], q.shafiee[at]

    Please use @ instead of [at]

    ● Include the subject line: “Postdoctoral Application – [Your First & Last Name].”

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