Research Associate/Fellow (fixed term)

University of Nottingham - Engineering

Location: University Park

Salary: £26,052 to £38,183 per annum, depending on skills and experience (minimum £29799 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Applications are invited for the above post within the Architecture, Energy and Environment (AEE) Research Group. The main aim of the REZBUILD project is to develop one refurbishment ecosystem based on the integration of cost effective technologies, business models and life cycle interaction for deep NZEB renovation to diverse residential renovation typologies and interconnecting both, building renovation stages and stakeholders. This innovation will establish a multi-collaborative framework within a refurbishment methodology managed by an APM tool capable to interconnect in real-time the key steps of a tailored retrofitting plan among all stakeholders involved within the building renovation value chain.

The candidate should have the necessary practical and modelling skills, needs to provide leadership and be able to drive the project forward.

The AEE Research Group has an international reputation for excellence across a broad range of sustainable energy technologies encompassing low carbon buildings, building retrofit, HVAC, energy storage and renewable energy in the built environment. The Group has extensive research facilities including the Creative Energy Homes and state-of-the-art facilities for sustainable technologies.

Candidates must hold or be about to obtain a PhD in an appropriate field (for example, building services engineering, mechanical engineering, building, civil engineering, chemical engineering or material/physical science). They should also have sound expertise in sustainable energy/building technology.

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of 48 months.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Saffa Riffat tel: 0115 9513158 OR email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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