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Research Assistant in Solar Heating and Heat Storage

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Danmarks Tekniske Universitet

Lyngby-Taarbæk, 1 stilling

The solar heating group at DTU Civil Engineering is seeking a research assistant in solar heating and heat storage. DTU Civil Engineering is a department at DTU dedicated to conduct research, education and innovation within solar energy at the highest international level.

Responsibilities and tasks
The research assistant will work on heat storage including PCM (Phase Change Material) heat storage and solar heating systems related to research projects of the solar heating group at DTU Byg. This research includes tests of heat storages, solar collectors and solar heating systems.

The chosen candidate will contribute to the teaching at the department and to the internal collaboration at the department and external collaboration with industrial and academic partners in Denmark and abroad.

Candidates should have a master’s degree in engineering or equivalent.

The chosen candidate has a Master in Civil Engineering and expertise on heat storage and solar heating systems as well as measurement methods on heat storages and solar heating systems.

We offer
We offer an interesting and challenging job in an international environment focusing on education, research, public-sector consultancy and innovation, which contribute to enhancing the economy and improving social welfare. We strive for academic excellence, collegial respect and freedom tempered by responsibility. The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is a leading technical university in northern Europe and benchmarks with the best universities in the world.

Salary and terms of employment
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed with the relevant union.

The workplace is DTU Lyngby Campus and the position is temporary, 1 January 2016 – 28 February 2017.

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Associate Professor Simon Furbo, tel.: +45 4525 1857.

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Application procedure
Please submit your online application no later than 13 November 2015.

Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online," fill in the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:
•Application (cover letter)
•Diploma (MSc – an official translation into English)

Applications and enclosures received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

DTU Civil Engineering is a department with the overall mission of contributing to research, education, innovation and research based consulting within the following scientific areas: building design, structural engineering, construction materials, geotechnical engineering and geology, building energy, indoor climate energy and building physics and arctic technology.

DTU is a technical university providing internationally leading research, education, innovation and public service. Our staff of 5,800 advance science and technology to create innovative solutions that meet the demands of society; and our 10,300 students are being educated to address the technological challenges of the future. DTU is an independent academic university collaborating globally with business, industry, government, and public agencies.