NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY

Senior Research Assistant - Faculty of Engineering and Environment

Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
Salary
£28,048 - £34,088
Posted
29 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
13 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

We are seeking a highly motivated and talented Masters or postdoctoral self-starter to work with a research team for seven months on a fixed term project. The successful candidate will work in collaboration   with the Centre for Digital Built Britain, based in Cambridge University.

The successful candidate will have an Architectural /Construction /Engineering or computing background or computing background as well as the ability to use range of software authoring tools such as Revit Rhino and BIM. Knowledge of energy analysis software will be an advantage such as IES or Design Builder.   An in depth knowledge of software interchangeability and BIM solutions is essential as is time management and the ability to learn new skills.  The project will focus on developing solutions to operational and embodied energy analysis using BIM construction templates, with the aim on developing building energy solutions, this includes operational and embodied energy.

This is a unique opportunity to be part of fast moving research active university which is the home of BIM academy http://www.bimacademy.global/

To apply for this vacancy please click ‘Apply Now’, please click on the following link: https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/work-for-us/job-vacancies/academic-558-senior-research-assistant

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN (Bronze) award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.

If you are successful in your application for this role, you will be employed by Northumbria University Services Limited. Further details can be found at:
https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/work-for-us/nu-services-limited/