Two Research Associate posts in Residential Energy Demand - OISD Low Carbon Building Group, School of Architecture - Oxford Brookes University - Closing date: 18 March 2018

We are pleased to announce two full-time Research Associate posts in Residential Energy Demand (3 years) based in the OISD Low Carbon Building Group at the School of Architecture in Oxford Brookes University (Oxford, UK). 

The posts are funded through the EPSRC / DST Newton-Bhabha funded UK-India research project – RESIDE (Residential building energy demand reduction in India). 

The four year RESIDE project aims to assess all aspects of the residential energy use problem, including performance of the building fabric; in-home appliances; indoor environment and occupant behaviour, underpin a residential building energy code for high-quality, low-energy housing across all five climatic zones in India. More information about RESIDE is available here - https://www.brookes.ac.uk/about-brookes/news/researchers-receive-major-grant-to-help-improve-the-energy-efficiency-of-millions-of-homes-in-india/

For further information about the job description and application pack for the two posts, please visit: https://my.corehr.com/pls/oburecruit/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=048378 

Closing date is 18 March 2018

The LowCarbon Building (LCB) Groupat Oxford Brookes University has a strong international reputation in the field of carbon mapping (RIBA award-winning DECoRuM model), building performance evaluation, climate change adaptation of buildings and low carbon communities. RESIDE builds on ongoing India research by the LCB Group, including the United Nations funded project 'Mainstreaming sustainable social housing in India’ which seeks to promote sustainability as an integral part of social housing, and the recently launched Newton Fund supported Learn-BPE project on evaluating the actual performance of green buildings in India.

Please feel free to circulate this email to colleagues who may be interested in this post. If you have any queries, please contact Rajat Gupta at rgupta@brookes.ac.uk.

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