Senior Researcher – Low Carbon Heating and Cooling

Senior Researcher – Low Carbon Heating and Cooling

Tyndall National Institute

Cork, Ireland

The International Energy Research Centre (IERC), hosted at Tyndall National Institute (TNI) is recruiting for the role of Senior Researcher – Low Carbon Heating and Cooling. The post-holder must understand the latest trends in heating and cooling research, the associated energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, and relevant policies and regulations.

The International Energy Research Centre (IERC) core research team is a multi-disciplinary, collaborative research group, who conduct specific pieces of research to meet the needs of industry and as approved by the IERC Steering Committee. The appointee will be a leading member of the core research team reporting to the Head of Research who reports to the IERC Executive Director.

Key Responsibilities

  • To lead the IERC’s work on low carbon heating and cooling research while providing vision and direction for renewable heating and cooling research at the; IERC;
  • To lead in the specification and delivery of research and analytical projects that can deliver transformative innovations into the heating and cooling sector
  • To monitor, analyse and forecast developments in national and international research and innovations, and collaborate with IERC partner organisations in the analysis of the innovation needs for the heating and cooling sector;
  • To engage and collaborate with industry (national and international) partners;
  • To generate new funding streams and build the team’s expertise and capability to deliver fully collaborative projects in this critical area;
  • To interact closely with postgraduate research students who are studying for a Masters or a PhD and possibly have an agreed role in supporting these students in their day to day research in conjunction with an academic supervisor;
  • Participate in Education and Public Engagement activities, as required;
  • Ensure all activities are compliant with the Tyndall Quality Management system;
  • Ensure all activities are compliant with the required Health and Safety standards;
  • Carry out any additional duties as may reasonably be required within the general scope and level of the post.

Essential Criteria

  • A PhD in engineering, physics, or equivalent research experience;
  • At least 8 years’ experience in energy systems research as appropriate to the post;
  • Experience with techno-economic modelling of the heat sector;
  • Proven track record in writing successful competitively won research proposals leading to income generation;
  • Evidence of close working with industry, and demonstrating an understanding of industry needs;
  • Evidence of esteem and standing in the heating and cooling in the energy end-use research community (academic output such as peer reviewed publications and publications).

Desirable Criteria

  • Demonstrated experience in holistic energy system analysis, including non-technical issues;
  • Strong preference for a primary degree/masters in thermo-mechanical engineering;
  • A proven track record to win external funding (>€1M) highly desirable;
  • Experience of responding to government or other institutional consultations;
  • Highly self-motivated and able to demonstrate initiative;
  • Excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated capability of working within and leading a project team to achieve results.

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