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Research / Project Engineer - Building Performance ECOS – Energy Efficiency in Systems, Buildings and Communities Group

Publish date July 6th 2017
N.Ref. 21/2017

Research / Project Engineer - Building Performance ECOS – Energy Efficiency in Systems, Buildings and Communities Group

The applicant will work as a research / project engineer in projects related to energy efficiency in buildings and communities, DER (Distributed Energy Resources) integration and energy management systems in buildings. He/she will report to the lead-Researcher of Building Performance research line in close collaboration with her.

Description
The research will be embedded in the Thermal Energy and Building Performance Group which main research subject is the Integrated and Systemic approach for Zero Energy Communities, Buildings and Industries. The group’s special focus is on the Mediterranean and other warm weather regions. The vision is to build an applied research group that contributes to accelerate the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) through energy efficiency measures, production of clean energy, and integration of distributed renewable energy sources (RES).

The candidate will participate supporting the lead researcher in the MEDNICE project as main activity. The Horizontal Project MEDNICE, led by the Euromed Cities Network, will anchor a MED community around energy issues that public organisations face, as a hub for Energy Efficiency (EE) innovative and shared solutions, in order to promote modular projects’ results and increase their impact on public policies. Activities where he/she will be involved are networking activities with international partners, analysis of technical results, reporting and communication of results, as well of quality assurance.

Requirements
We are looking for excellent and highly motivated candidates with a MSc degree and background related with energy in buildings. Experience as professional in the energy sector of at least two years, Experience in R&D National or European projects and/or in the Public Sector related with energy field is highly valuable.

We are looking for a methodical, excellent team-player and results-oriented candidate with good communication skills. Mastery of English on all levels will be essential. Knowledge of other languages will be desirable, especially French.

We offer
We offer the chance to become part of an exciting and consolidated team, with international recognition, for developing cross-cutting projects in science and technology, oriented towards excellence. We also offer a research environment comprised of highly qualified and motivated professionals. Salaries will be paid in accordance with the IREC’s salary policy, depending on the candidate’s qualification and professional experience. Part-time involvement is possible.

Workplace. Barcelona (IREC facilities)

Application
Applicants should send a detailed CV and a letter of motivation to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
The application deadline is 30th August
Please indicate “2017 –Mednice - Buildings” in the subject