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Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow in Building Stock and Energy Modelling

The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources

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UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 26th Aug 2021
  • Salary: Grade 7 £36,028 - £43,533 per annum or Grade 8 £44,737 - £52,764 per annum
  • REF: 1875601
  • Closes: 15th September 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time, Part Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The UCL Energy Institute delivers world-leading learning, research and policy support on the challenges of climate change and energy security. We are seeking two Research Fellows to join the Building Stock Laboratory in the UCL Energy Institute to work on the development of models and interfaces that enable interaction with these models of urban environments in the UK and other countries.

The post-holder will play an important role in the development and maintenance of building energy and stock models. They will develop analytical tools and interfaces for models to support scenario analysis, the visualisation of outputs and related research.

The post is funded for 12 months in the first instance, further funding to support the post may be available.

Key Requirements

Candidates will need a PhD in a quantitative field related to the subject area, or equivalent through other research or work experience. Experience of processing, integrating and analysing large data sets is essential. Experience building geospatial predictive models for buildings/cities is desirable. Candidates should demonstrate how they meet the essential and desirable criteria (listed in the person specification) in their application.

To be considered for appointment at Grade 8, candidates must have advanced computer science skills, with experience of building geospatial predictive models for buildings/cities, together with experience building machine learning routines on building/urban datasets for geospatial model inputs.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

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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 (Paul Ruyssevelt), (p.ruyssevelt@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

15 Sep 2021

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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.

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