PhD Opportunity

Developing Practical Pervasive Energy Monitoring and Data Analytic Solutions for Housing

Joint PhD: Departments of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering & Computer and Information Sciences, University of Strathclyde

The Departments of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and Computer & Information Sciences are seeking an outstanding and committed graduate to undertake research leading to the award of a PhD from the University of Strathclyde.

Project Aim

This 3-year multi-disciplinary PhD project will research opportunities for new, energy-related applications and interfaces, which make use of data from a range of emerging sources to provide tailored information to a range of housing stakeholders from individuals to social landlords. Applications developed could include personalised energy and environmental information via a mobile device through to facilities management tools for housing mangers.

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How to Apply

To apply, send your CV, academic transcripts and a covering letter explaining why you are interested in applying for the PhD to and


No current rectuitment at ETP

Information on vacancies will be posted below as they arise.

External Jobs

SSE Wind Analyst

Deadline: 21st February 2018
Location: Glasgow

SSE currently has the opportunity for a Wind Analyst to join their team. The new appointee will support the team primarily by performing analysis of measured wind data (from meteorological masts or remote sensing devices), producing wind farm layout designs, conducting wind flow and energy modelling, performing turbine suitability assessments, reviewing tender returns and performing in-house R&D as necessary. They may also be required to support work on in-house noise assessments and modelling, in addition to analysis of data from our operational wind fleet.

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Research Scientists: Johnson Matthey

Deadline: 22nd February
Location: Teeside

A number of permanent and fixed term opportunities have arisen within the Efficient Natural Resources Sector of Johnson Matthey for Research Scientists at first Degree and PhD level to work in the areas of Catalyst and Chemical Process Development across sites in Teesside.

Key responsibilities
- Manage programmes of work to the safety, health and environmental systems set by Johnson Matthey.
- Plan and execute experimental programmes of work to meet objectives, timescales and budgets defined by the business.
- Interpret and present data orally at meetings and as minutes and reports to meet the project objectives.
- Develop and maintain a wide range of specialised equipment and techniques to provide accurate and effective data generation for the development of the projects.

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Research Associate: UKERC Community Energy Finance Project

Deadline: 25th February 2018

9 month contract.

The Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship invite applications for a Research Associate to conduct research as part of a multi-university, inter-disciplinary UK Energy Research Centre project team entitled Financing Community Energy (

The researcher will be responsible for developing a number of UK community energy case studies that examine how different combinations of finance mechanisms and business models have frustrated or enabled the delivery of community energy projects, as well as the scale and type of benefits they provide.

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SHFCA: Position with E4Tech

Deadline: 26th January 2018

E4tech is currently recruiting for a London-based senior consultant position in Fuel Cells & Hydrogen:

SHFCA member E4tech is a leading strategic consultancy focused on energy and sustainability that helps companies, governments, and investors understand the global opportunities and challenges of clean energy. E4tech have a strong track record in providing strategic advice backed up by sound technical and systems knowledge, enabling sensible business and policy decisions.

E4tech are looking for people with at least five years of industrial and/or consultancy experience relevant to the sector.

Faraday Battery Jobs in England

Imperial College London

Closing February 23rd:
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Closing March 5th:
RA in Battery Pack Modelling
Closing March 12th:
RA in Battery Materials Characterisation

The Faraday Institution

Closing March 13th:
Head of Global Analytics

The University of Oxford

Closing March 12th:
PDRA in Battery Modelling

University of Cambridge

Closing March 7th:
PDRA in Machine Learning and Degradation

The University of Manchester

Closing March 8th:
Faraday Institution Research Associate


Closing March 10th:
PDRA in Advanced Batteries