Applications are invited for a UCD Postdoctoral Research Fellow Level 1 post within UCD School of Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering.
Energy systems have evolved over decades from individual energy devices and small sub- systems into a complex set of systems, both physical (e.g. electricity grids, gas networks, etc.), institutional (e.g. regulatory and economic) and at all scales (e.g. from individual buildings to continental scale). These systems are increasingly integrated physically (e.g. combined heat and power and electric vehicles), institutionally (e.g. gas/electricity markets) and across scales (e.g. demand side management in power grids). Energy Systems Integration (ESI) is focussed on the interfaces between these systems where there are new challenges and opportunities requiring research, demonstration and deployment to reap the commercial and societal benefits. This role is part of the Energy Systems Integration Partnership Programme (ESIPP), an €11m capacity building project co-funded by Science Foundation Ireland, industry and philanthropic donation.
This is a research focused role, where you will conduct a specified programme of research supported by research training and development under the supervision and direction of a Principal Investigator.
The primary purpose of the role is to further develop your research skills and competences, including the processes of publication in peer-reviewed academic publications, the development of funding proposals, the mentorship of graduate students along with the opportunity to develop your skills in research led teaching.
Post Doc Level 1 Salary range: €37,874-€41,373 per annum.
Appointment on the above range will be dependent on qualifications and experience
Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 3 March 2020.
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.
Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/
UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.