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Energy Research Engineer

University College Dublin - UCD School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering - UCD College of Engineering and Architecture

Location: Dublin - Ireland
Salary: €45,090
£40,103.09 converted salary* per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th September 2018
Closes: 4th October 2018
Job Ref: 010717

College: UCD College of Engineering and Architecture

School: UCD School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering

Contract Type: Temporary

Closing Date: 17.00hrs (Local Irish Time) on 4th October 2018.

Applications are invited for an Energy Research Engineer in the UCD School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering.

This project aims to address two of the world’s major energy problems at once, namely the storage of renewable energy in order to make it available upon demand, and the capture of carbon dioxide from industrial flue gas emissions. The objective of this 15 month engagement is therefore to continue work on the design of this system, to establish models of its operation, and to ultimately construct and operate the pilot plant demonstrating the potential to bring this system to commercial development.

The successful applicant will be the main researcher on this project on a day to day basis, and will focus upon aspects of: System design, First principles and advanced model development, Pilot plant construction and operation and Results dissemination.

A mechanical or chemical engineer is sought whose PhD and previous employment experience demonstrates an ability to carry out advanced modelling work and experimental system construction/operation.

Salary: €45,090 per annum

Appointment on the above range will be dependent on qualifications and experience.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website:

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CVs submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

UCD is an equal opportunities employer.

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