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Research Associate (Developer): Physical Computing for Energy in Schools

School of Computing and Communications
Salary:   £27,831 to £32,236
Closing Date:   Sunday 09 December 2018
Interview Date:   Friday 14 December 2018
Reference:  A2508

We have one Research Associate (Developer) position available with immediate effect to contribute to our collaborative Energy in Schools project. This £220k BEIS funded project aims to improve the energy efficiency of public buildings with a particular focus on UK schools, by adopting a combined technological monitoring and educational awareness approach. This project brings together leading research groups from the University of Lancaster, Samsung, and the Centre for Sustainable Energy.

We invite applications from enthusiastic individuals who have an undergraduate or equivalent experience in Computer Science. You must be able to demonstrate a background in applied Physical Computing, with particular emphasis on the design, development and evaluation of embedded hardware and firmware. Familiarity with undertaking public deployments will put you at an advantage. We will also highly value your ability to learn rapidly and to adapt to new technologies beyond your current skills and expertise. For more details, please see the Job Description/Person Specification.

The role will require you to engage with external stakeholders including industry, and to support the technical coordination of activities between project partners; therefore, effective interpersonal skills and experience of working collaboratively are essential attributes.

The School of Computing and Communications offers a highly inclusive and stimulating environment for career development, and you will be exposed to a range of further opportunities over the course of this post. We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis, as well as the Athena SWAN Charter, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education and research.

This position is available for 6 months.  

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Dr Joe Finney (email: )

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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