University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Research Assistance / Research Fellow in Energy, Energy Efficiency and Energy Analytics – Energy and Climate Change Division

United Kingdom

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Research Assistance / Research Fellow in Energy, Energy Efficiency and

Energy Analytics – Energy and Climate Change Division

Civil, Maritime & Environmental Engineering

Location: Boldrewood Campus Salary: £34,980 to £42,978 per annum Full Time Fixed Term (until 30/09/2025) Closing Date: Friday 26 April 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2667224DA

We are seeking a Post-doctoral Research Fellow or a Research Assistance to work on a variety of projects addressing energy, energy efficiency and relevant data analytics. The post will be based within the Energy and Climate Change Division (ECCD) at the University of Southampton, on a fixed-term contract.

The research will focus on:

  • Undertaking research and analyses of energy demand and their future projections for various projects addressing the built environment.
  • Undertake coordination of research including field work and projects' outcomes with internal/external stakeholders.
  • Generating publications of research outputs at the appropriate academic level for the assigned projects and undertaking the organisation and management of events, and engagement activities.
  • You will be based within the ECCD facilities at the new National Infrastructure Laboratory on the University's Boldrewood Innovation Campus, and you will be embedded within a professional network of academics and researchers addressing the energy studies including those in cities and towns. More information about ECCD and its project can be found here: www.

    We offer a generous renumeration package, an attractive research environment, the latest facilities and access to a variety of staff development opportunities.

    You are invited to contact Professor ‘Bakr Bahaj ([email protected]) or Prof Patrick James ([email protected]) for further information about this position in advance of submitting your application.

    Applicants are required to have a PhD, or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in a relevant discipline. Applications for Research Fellow positions will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon successful completion of the PhD. Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

    Equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the ethos in the School of Engineering. We give full consideration to applicants who wish to work flexibly including part-time and due consideration will be given to applicants who have taken a career break. The University has onsite childcare facilities and we foster a good work-life balance. We also offer a mentorship programme and the school runs a women-oriented network event on a bi-weekly basis.

    The University of Southampton is in the top 1% of world universities and the top 10 of the UK's research-intensive universities. We are committed to sustainability and being a globally responsible university, with the principles of sustainability embedded into all aspects of our individual and collective work, in our business planning, policy-making, and professional activities.

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    Job details


    Research Assistance / Research Fellow in Energy, Energy Efficiency and Energy Analytics – Energy and Climate Change Division


    University of Southampton


    United Kingdom


    March 26, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 26, 2024

    Job type



    Agricultural Science,Engineering

    About the employer

    One of the top research universities in the U.K., the University of Southampton is best-known for its innovative learning system. The university is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. Originating from Hartley Institution in 1862, Southampton got the university status in 1952.
    The University of Southampton offers undergraduate, postgraduate and foundation year courses in various disciplines. The different departments of the university include the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Social Sciences. Apart from the core subjects, Southampton also offers some exclusive areas of study including audiology, acoustical engineering, archaeology, criminology, optoelectronics, and gerontology.

    The university has seven campuses; amongst them, five are in Southampton itself and the other two are in Winchester and Malaysia, respectively. Highfields is the main campus of the University of Southampton. Notably, Southampton is a vibrant city with enormous opportunities. All the seven campuses of the University of Southampton boast of world-class infrastructure. The campuses maintain the most optimized environs for advanced learning. There are hi-tech laboratories, art studios, and libraries on the campuses. The university comprises highly-experienced faculty members who are from the academia as well as respective industries. Further, Southampton maintains collaborations with the leading universities and institutions across the world for student exchange and study-abroad programs.

    The University of Southampton is dedicated to research-oriented education. It has partnered with other universities, government bodies and industries to conduct integrated research and innovation programs. The university is also funded by businesses for commercial research and development. Southampton conducts skill development programs for students catering to the demands of industries. The adaptability and aptitude for evolving technologies are cultivated amongst the students to help them grow as future leaders. Further, the university has a placement cell and maintains tie-ups with industries for the placements of students.

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