05 de maig 2014

First Stage Researcher / Project Engineer - Green IT per l'IREC

He/she will work on the analysis of energy consumption of data centers (DC) as well as integration of renewable energy in DC developing simulation models and comparing models with actual DC and experimentall facilities The researcher will attend to seminars and prepare technical papers related to the subject and prepare technical papers.

The research will be embedded in the Thermal Energy and Building Performance Group which main research subject is the Integrated and Systemic approach for Zero Energy Communities, Buildings and Industries. The group’s special focus is on the Mediterranean and other warm weather regions. The vision is to build an applied research group that contributes to accelerate the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) through energy efficiency measures, production of clean energy, and integration of distributed renewable energy sources (RES)


We are looking for excellent and highly motivated candidates with a MSC degree in Building Physics Science, Mechanical or IT engineering. Knowledge related to the design of Data Centres and energy metrics will be a value. Knowledge in heat and mass transfer phenomena, renewable energy technologies and experience in computational energy systems simulation tools is essential. We are looking for a methodical and rigorous person with a scientific spirit and results oriented. Teamwork and communication skills will also be a requirement. Mastery of English on all levels will be essential. Knowledge of other languages will be desirable.

We offer

We offer the chance to become part of an exciting project currently in a consolidation phase, with international recognition, developing cross-cutting projects in science and technology, oriented towards excellence. We also offer a research environment comprised of highly qualified and motivated professionals. The initial gross salary will be between 20.000 and 24.000 €/year depending of the evaluation of CV’s applicant. Yearly evaluation of competences will be done in the framework of a three-years contract. Holiday period is 26 labour days. The project started in October 2013.

Workplace. Barcelona (IREC facilities)

Application Applicants should send a detailed CV and a letter of motivation to irecjobs@irec.cat . The application deadline is Mai 21, 2014. Please indicate “2014 First-Stage Researcher Green IT” in the subject

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