We're hiring: KTP Research Associate: Building Performance Net Zero Carbon
11 May 2020
An exciting opportunity for architecture and engineering postgraduates and postdocs to lead a project that will apply cutting edge research in building performance analysis in a brand new way to the architecture industry.
Duties and responsibilities
This is an exciting opportunity for architecture and engineering postgraduates and postdocs to lead a project that will apply cutting edge research in building performance analysis in a brand new way to the architecture industry. Based at and working with architectural practice Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM), and with full support from experts in building performance experts at UCL, the KTP Associate will develop a Model for Net-Zero Carbon design in high-density mixed-use developments and a corresponding Net-Zero Carbon Decision Support Tool.
This will involve developing, trialling and implementing a Net-Zero Carbon tool that will ensure the environmental sustainability of AHMM’s buildings in the future and generate real impact in AHMM’s fast-moving business environment. Plus, the successful candidate will be part of the prestigious 40-year-old national Knowledge Transfer Partnership programme offering a dedicated professional development budget, a network of fellow Associates from many disciplines and training and mentoring opportunities. The Associate will also have the opportunity to write publications about their work alongside the academic and company team.
Find out more about KTPs here: https://www.ktp-uk.org/graduates/
The post has funding for 24 months in the first instance, further funding to support the post may be available.
A PhD, or near completion, in Building Performance Analysis or a closely related subject, or a Masters-level qualification in architecture, engineering or physics together with specific relevant industry experience is essential for appointment at Grade 7.
This role offers a springboard to a career in both industry and academia to postgraduates and postdocs in building performance analysis, architecture, engineering, physics and related disciplines. The successful candidate will get to apply their collaborative design, analytical and graphic communication skills on a daily basis to a cutting-edge project that aims to influence the construction industry’s response to the climate emergency.
Excellent communication skills, a collaborative attitude and good project management skills will ensure the KTP Associate fully enjoys the benefits of their unique position at the interface between industry and academia, including their close access to building performance experts from both.
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