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First stage researcher for MICROTIC project

First stage researcher for MICROTIC project
Thermal Energy and Building Performance Group

The applicant will work as a first stage research engineer in a Green IT project and will report to the Head of the Thermal Energy and Building Performance Group and Researcher of Green IT research line.

Project

Energy Efficiency: Systems, Buildings and Communities (ECOS) Area announces a position as Junior Researcher (R1). The candidate will work on a research project in the framework of the RIS3CAT Energy Community called MICROTIC. The main objective of the project is to define the technical basis and the business models for a microIT solution targeted for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The use of this novel and energy efficiency solution will allow increasing the competitiveness of the SMEs through the enhancement of the IT infrastructure and also decrease the energy consumption.

The candidate will work in the fields of energy efficient and IT equipment. The tasks to be carried out will be mainly focused characterizing the energy efficiency of actual IT solutions for SME and proposing improvements. The results of these tasks will be used to define the design, development and implementation of the IT solutions.

Qualifications and experience required

Master in energy engineering, industrial engineering, or equivalent. Skills are required for the following:

 Programming (Matlab, Trnsys, Modellica, etc.)
 Energy efficiency analysis
 Energy systems
 Language required: Fluent in Catalan and Spanish
 Good communications skills in English
 Personal skills
 Team worker, initiative in research and innovation, flexibility and results‐oriented.

Salary

Salaries will be paid in accordance with the IREC’s salary policy, depending on the candidate’s qualification and professional experience.

Send applications by email directly to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (Please indicate “MICROTIC‐2017” in the subject) including CV, academic and professional records and motivation letter.

This project has been co-financed the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER)