Part-time Postdoctoral Research Opportunity in Micro Hydropower Energy Recovery Systems for Water Distribution Networks
The Dept of Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering, Trinity College Dublin invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, part funded under the ERDF INTERREG Ireland-Wales programme 2014-2020. The Department is collaborating with the Trinity Business School and Bangor University Wales in this research.
The project is entitled Distributing our Water Resources: Utilising Integrated, Smart & low-Carbon Energy (Dŵr Uisce). The aim of the Dŵr Uisce project is to improve the long-term sustainability of water supply, treatment and end-use in Ireland and Wales through:
The project is also focused on the development of a cross-border smart specialisation cluster on the challenge of water and energy in the region (www.dwr-uisce.eu).
This postdoctoral research appointment will focus on the development and assessment of micro-hydropower (MHP) energy recovery systems for the water industry. The successful candidate will conduct:
The successful candidate will join a large multidisciplinary and cross-border research team undertaking a €4.5 million EU project. The applicant is expected to play a senior role in the delivery of project reports, deliverables and other administrative duties. Applicants with a PhD in a related engineering or science discipline will be considered. Applicants with research or industry experience in the fields of water distribution and/or energy systems are particularly welcome.
Applicants are asked to send a cover letter, CV and the names of two referees, at least one of whom should be an academic, to the address below. Closing date 14th February 2020.
Position commencing 1st April 2020 on a 75% part-time basis. Salary €40,221 per annum pro rata (12 month contract).
Prof Aonghus McNabola