UCL Energy Institute


We're hiring: Research Fellow in Urban energy modelling and thermal comfort

19 October 2021

UCL Energy Institute are looking for a Research Fellow in Urban energy modelling and thermal comfort.

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The UCL Energy Institute delivers world-leading learning, research and policy support on the challenges of climate change and energy security. We are seeking a Research Fellow to join the Building Stock Laboratory in the UCL Energy Institute to work on the development of models and interfaces that enable interaction with these models of urban environments in the UK and other countries.

We are seeking a Research Fellow to support a project which aims to contribute to inclusive decision making towards dignified housing and habitat by developing tools that can inform better energy planning.

This post is available from 1 December 2021 and is funded for 12 months in the first instance, further funding to support the post may be available.

Key Requirements

The ideal candidate is confident working with diverse stakeholders in dispersed settings and has a strong interest in energy modelling and thermal comfort. The focus of this post is to understand the experiences and energy practices of inhabitants of human settlements in the Lima and Ahmedabad and to translate these into analytical and modelling approaches to predict energy demand.

Further Details

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact: bseer-recruitment@ucl.ac.uk.

If you have specific questions about the role please contact Dr Pamela Fennell, pamela.fennell@ucl.ac.uk.

Closing Date

18 Nov 2021

Interview date


Additional information

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.
This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

Find out more about the Building Stock Laboratory at UCL Energy Institute.