Research Assistant in Economic Evaluation of District Heating

Nottingham Trent University - College of Art, Architecture, Design and Humanities, School of Architecture Design and the Built Environment

Additional Information: This is a full time, fixed term post for up to 6 months subject to QR funding and/or project completion

Nottingham Trent University is looking to recruit a Research Assistant the Economic Evaluation of District heating Networks linked to the EU Horizon 2020 project, REMOURBAN.

The successful applicant will join existing researchers on this project and provide research assistant in monitoring and evaluation of the impact of low temperature district heating networks on energy consumption.

The principal purpose of the Research Assistant role will be to support the development of research outputs in the fields listed above. The successful applicant will also coordinate the submission of appropriate research bids, identify research opportunities and write and co-ordinate the appropriate research funding applications in connection with this area of real estate investment.

Applicants should be educated to degree level or equivalent in an appropriate subject area such as engineering, BIM, construction management, or energy economics or possess equivalent work experience. Candidates should preferable be nearing completion of a PhD in related fields.

An awareness of standard research techniques and methods within this interdisciplinary area and an ability to apply analysis techniques are essential. It is also essential that you possess effective communication and organisational skills.

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Professor Michael White on +44 (0)115 848 2069, or via email

Closing date – 09 December 2016

Interview date –14 December 2016 (please note no alternative interview date will be available)

Sponsorship Criteria

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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