Department:Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory Rank:No Rank Annual Basis:12 Month
Review of Applications Begins October 8, 2018; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants Complete applications must include a letter of interest describing how you meet the required qualifications and professional competencies (and preferred qualifications if applicable), a curriculum vitae, and the names and current contact information for at least three professional references.
Department Summary The Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratories’ (ESBL) interdisciplinary team has expertise in architectural design, building performance, energy efficiency, building science and engineering, and indoor environmental quality. ESBL is a lab within the University of Oregon College of Design and School of Architecture and Environment. Together, ESBL, the Biology and Built Environment Center and the Baker Lighting Laboratory have launched the Institute for Health in the Built Environment, a collaboration with multiple academic institutions, centers, and labs in collaboration with private industry, philanthropic organizations, and government agencies to reduce energy consumption of buildings and improve the health and well-being of building inhabitants.
Position Summary ESBL invites applications for limited duration, funding contingent post doc or research appointments that are part time or short term, contracts not to exceed one year. Possibility of renewal up to a total of three years, depending on program needs, funding, and performance. The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.
Examples include research assistants or associates, postdoctoral fellows, and field research assistants. Research assistants conduct research under direction of a principal investigator; postdoctoral research associates conduct research under the direction of a faculty member for the purpose of acquiring research training; research associates conduct research with only general guidance.
Minimum Requirements Bachelor's or Master's degree in architecture, biology, or related area required for research assistant positions; Ph.D. required for research associate and postdoctoral positions.
Professional Competencies • Exceptional problem-solving. • Experience with software troubleshooting. • Excellent oral and written communication skills; attention to detail. • Demonstrated organizational, problem-solving, project management, and time management skills. • Self-starter, able to work independently. • Demonstrated overall commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity including the ability to communicate and work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
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