SERIS (Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore) is recruiting a Research Associate & Equivalent in BIPV.
The Research Associate will be actively involved with the project: ”Holistic life cycle cost analysis and real-life test-bedding of Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) facades”. The primary purpose of the position will be to contribute to ongoing experimental investigations of Building-integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) in different climate zones and countries (China and Singapore). The Research Associate is also expected to engage in R&D and service activities with other research groups and/or industry partners, including (but not limited to) measurements of thermal and luminous properties of façade elements, or infiltration tests of buildings.
- Assist in deployment of PV monitoring system on-site test location, including collection and analysis of data;
- Review current publications, and conduct high-quality research in the area of BIPV / high-performance facades, or as agreed with the supervisor;
- Assist with new & existing R&D and service activities (e.g. measurement of luminous properties, air tightness tests, etc);
- Work with colleagues and postgraduates in the development and implementation of research projects, especially also with industry partners;
- Conduct simulation with BIM (building information modeling) and evaluation of solar & luminous properties;
- Other duties as they evolve.
- Master degree in Building Physics, Engineering or Architecture;
- Detailed knowledge of Building Science, Building Facades, Passive Technologies;
- Experienced in design/monitoring of photovoltaic systems;
- Ability to demonstrate expertise in optics, and daylighting assessments;
- Possesses industry experience or proven track record with industry projects;
- Possesses relevant track record of publications in international top peer-reviewed journals;
- Ability to plan and execute experiments/installations/measurements successfully and safely with minimal supervision;
- High level of communication and interpersonal skills;
- Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues.
- Demonstrated expert knowledge on experimental/theoretical research related to building physics/engineering/architecture;
- Experience of thermal, solar & luminous properties of glazing systems;
- Ability to guide and support junior co-workers in a laboratory environment;
- Ability to present work to other scientists and industry partners in the field in a clear and concise manner;
- Ability to establish effective relationships and to represent & promote the group’s capabilities to a wider community, including industry, government and professional bodies.
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