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MSCA 2022 – calls, Postdoc in Modelling and optimization of buildings energy systems – Oslomet, Norway 2022

Norway, Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet)

The Department of Civil Engineering and Energy Technology, Faculty of Technology, Art and Design (TKD) offers MSCA 2022 – calls for Postdoc in expression of interest in Modelling and optimization of buildings’ energy systems at the OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway 2022

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General Info

Position: Postdoc
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , ,
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 2 years
Salary: Approx. EUR 60,000/year

Faculty of Technology, Art and Design (TKD)
Department of Civil Engineering and Energy Technology
Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet)
Oslo, Norway

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Qualification Details

Candidates must have a PhD in Energy engineering, Mechanical engineering, Electrical engineering, or related field. We are primarily looking for experienced researchers who wish to use this period as an opportunity to further develop their research, and to develop longer term research collaborations with OsloMet and other organisations conducting research in the field. The candidates must be eligible for a MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship: have a PhD successfully defended by the submission deadline (14 September 2022), a maximum of eight (8) years research experience after PhD, and not having worked/studied in Norway more than 12 months in the last three years.

We are looking for applicants who have

  • A good track record in research and publications
  • Commitment to develop a competitive MSCA-PF grant application
  • An open and cooperation-oriented nature, with strong abilities for independent academic work
  • Excellent command / highly proficient spoken and written English

Responsibilities/Job Description

The successful candidate will primarily work on the MSCA fellowship funded project, but will be integrated in the department in general, taking part in regular meetings and discussion groups. The candidate will specifically be introduced with Associate Prof. Habtamu Bayera Madessa’s national and international network of researchers. In agreement with the candidate, he/she would be included in other ongoing projects and/or in the development of grant applications processes.

How to Apply?

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Reference Number: 21/13102
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Documents Required

Evaluation will be based on the qualifications and project idea. Interested candidates must submit with their application the following documents:

  • CV (including research track record and list of publications)
  • A one-page description of the project idea for which a MSCA-PF grant will be applied (no predefined structure and excluding references)

About the Employer: Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet)

Note or Other details

Short-listed candidates will be invited for a virtual interview to select candidates that will be invited to develop the full MSCA-PF application with deadline on 14 September 2022, to work under the supervision of Associate Prof. Bayera and with the support of the professional research administration staff at OsloMet.

Under this call announcement a maximum of five candidates will be interviewed and two candidates will be invited to write applications with the endorsement of OsloMet. Candidates will be informed of the results of the internal pre-selection to apply by the end of March 2022.

Original documents about your qualification must be presented if you are invited for an interview. OsloMet performs document verification in order to give you as a candidate a proper evaluation and to ensure a fair competition. Proposals will be pre-selected based on internal evaluation and the availability of suitable supervision. All documents that you hand in to OsloMet, including your proposal idea, will be handled in full confidentiality, and strictly following GDPR regulations.

Selected candidates must participate in the virtual masterclass on MSCA-PF, a two-day workshop organised by OsloMet on 20-21 April 2022 to provide applicants with detailed information and explanation of the application template to complete their proposal in compliance with the EU Commission requirements.

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