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Position: Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow in Building Physics and Urban Modelling (Science Manager)
Institution: University College London
Department: Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources - Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The main role of the successful applicant will be to continue to develop and apply modelling approaches to support the CUSSH project. Part of the role will also involve acting as the scientific and data manager for the CUSSH project. The candidate should be passionate about using their skills to support cities in addressing the interlinked challenges of (i)reducing environmental footprints, (ii)increasing resilience to environmental change and (iii)promoting and protecting health
Requirements: The ideal candidate is a highly quantitative and analytical person with a PhD or equivalent experience in engineering, physics, buildings, energy systems or related quantitative field and a keen interest in multi-disciplinary research; A good understanding of the indoor environment, including exposures to air pollution, heat or cold, and indoor moisture, as well as how these may be modified by the local outdoor environment, is important; Knowledge of statistical/programming tools (e.g. R, Python, SAS) is required. Experience with EnergyPlus, mutlizonal air pollution models, and hygrothermal models is desirable. Experience managing large projects, working with Geographical Information Systems (GIS), and handling large datasets is also desirable
   
Text: Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow in Building Physics and Urban Modelling (Science Manager), - Ref:1857674 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources Specific unit / Sub department Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering Location of position London Grades 7-8 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) Grade 7 £35,965 - £44,674 per annum or Grade 8 £44,674 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The UCL Institute for Environmental Design & Engineering (UCL IEDE) delivers world-leading research, teaching and enterprise towards a goal of making our buildings, towns and cities better places in which to live, with a focus on health, human well-being, productivity, energy use and climate change. The postholder will be based in IEDE and will work intensively with other national and international partners of the Complex Urban Systems for Sustainability and Health (CUSSH) programme. About the CUSSH programme https://www.ucl.ac.uk/complex-urban-systems/ The CUSSH programme will deliver strategically vital global research on the complex systemic connections between the urban development and health. We will conduct transdisciplinary research and improve capacity to enable the far-reaching transformation of cities needed to address vital environmental imperatives for population and planetary health in the 21st century. We will use cutting-edge science and systems-based participatory methods to articulate visions of development, help shape policy decisions, and accelerate the implementation of transformational changes for health and sustainability in low, middle and high income settings. About the role The main role of the successful applicant will be to continue to develop and apply modelling approaches to support the CUSSH project. Part of the role will also involve acting as the scientific and data manager for the CUSSH project. The candidate should be passionate about using their skills to support cities in addressing the interlinked challenges of (i)reducing environmental footprints, (ii)increasing resilience to environmental change and (iii)promoting and protecting health. This post is available immediately and is funded until 31st January 2022 in the first instance, further funding to support the post may be available. Key Requirements The ideal candidate is a highly quantitative and analytical person with a PhD or equivalent experience in engineering, physics, buildings, energy systems or related quantitative field and a keen interest in multi-disciplinary research. A good understanding of the indoor environment, including exposures to air pollution, heat or cold, and indoor moisture, as well as how these may be modified by the local outdoor environment, is important. Knowledge of statistical/programming tools (e.g. R, Python, SAS) is required. Experience with EnergyPlus, mutlizonal air pollution models, and hygrothermal models is desirable. Experience managing large projects, working with Geographical Information Systems (GIS), and handling large datasets is also desirable. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for this vacancy click on the Apply Now button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact: bseer-recruitment@ucl.ac.uk If you have specific questions about the role please contact Prof Michael Davies, ( michael.davies@ucl.ac.uk ). We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 14 Feb 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 23.59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow in Building Physics and Urban Modelling (Science Manager) Apply Now
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