Research Associate

Updated: 12 months ago
Location: Charlotte, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime

Position Information

General Information

Position Number 003975
Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Working Title Research Associate
Position Designation EHRA Non-Faculty
Employment Type Time Limited - Full-time
Months per Year 12
Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm

Hours per week 40
FLSA Status Exempt
Division Academic Affairs
Department College of Engineering (Col)
Work Location EPIC
Salary Range
Primary Purpose of Department

The mission of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at UNC Charlotte is to develop human and intellectual resources in all disciplines of Electrical and Computer Engineering and their applications in order to foster technological, economic, and social growth in the Charlotte region, the State of North Carolina, and beyond.

Primary Purpose of Position

Providing day-to-day leadership and coordination for large research projects in the area of building science and technology. The researcher will be expected to make day-to-day and strategic research decisions and is expected to be added as co-principle investigator. The researcher is expected to lead the development of research articles and work with the supervisor in developing the strategic direction of the research plan.

Summary of Position Responsibilities

The candidate will be responsible for leading day-to-day research activities for multiple projects in the area of building energy research and building science. The candidate is expected to lead such activities with only high-level strategic guidance from the supervisor on a weekly basis. Specifically this means:

- The candidate is expected to coordinate and lead research meetings with project partners (both internal and external).

- The candidate will be independently responsible for coordinating and approving the design and implementation of all data collection and analysis activities.

- The candidate is expected to work with the supervisor to develop the direction of the research plan.

- The candidate will be responsible for independently leading the development of major research publications for both journals and conferences.

- The candidate will be responsible for independently directing the actions of a multi-person internal research group with minimal guidance from the supervisor.

Minimum Education/Experience

M.S. in any field of engineering or Masters of Architecture.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills and Experience

-PhD in any field of engineering or an affiliated discipline is preferred.

-The candidate must display a knowledge of data analysis and how it applies in the field of building systems. The candidate must understand appropriate sensors and technologies.

-Examples of previous conference and journal publications is preferred, particularly if associated with building energy performance.

Necessary Certifications/Licenses
Preferred Certifications/Licenses
Special Notes to Applicants

Applicants will be reviewed upon receipt

The finalist is subject to a criminal background check.

Posting Open Date 06/20/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Hire Date 07/01/2017
If time-limited please indicate appointment end date 06/20/2018
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