Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Local Energy Systems Data

University of Oxford

United Kingdom


We are seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate to join the OERC Group at the Department of Engineering in Central Oxford. The post is funded by Innovate UK and is fixed-term until end March 2022 but may be extended subject to funds.

The successful candidate will join a world-class multi-institution team and be part of a project delivering transformative integrated smart local energy systems to maximise prosperity from local energy systems and demonstrate new value creation opportunities. You will be responsible for building and then utilising a data repository to store mapping, GIS and time series data from resources within the project along with specific and related metadata and information from other related sources.

You should hold (or be near to completion of) a PhD/DPhil, in engineering, physics, mathematics, or other related area. You should have experience of designing/developing systems to use data storage and management technologies, e.g. MongoDB and have excellent communication skills

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor David Wallom

You will be required to upload a covering letter, clearly describing how your skillset matches the essential and desired criteria of this advertised position, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 22 May 2019 can be considered.

The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology. This group has a strong desire to promote diversity and gender balance.

Contact Person : Professor David Wallom

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