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Call for Expression of Interest – Consultant
Posted: 18/01/2018 09:23

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Call for Expression of Interest – Consultant

The European Cool Roofs Council is looking for a part-time consultant to support the work of the Horizon 2020 project RECO2ST.

Job description

Title of post: Research Associate in Sustainable Cool Materials (RECO2ST project)

FT or % P/T: Part Time

Permanent/Temporary: Temporary (12 months)

Principal location of work: Technical University of Crete, Chania, Crete, Greece

Immediate line manager: A/Professor Dionysia Kolokotsa

Qualifications required for post:

  • A good BSc/BA degree in Environmental Engineering, building energy, or related disciplines
  • A higher degree (MSc/MPhil/PhD) in a related discipline or equivalent experience

Experience required for post:

Essential: Experience (post BSc/BA). Experience of undertaking monitoring of cool materials for the built environment. Experience of using dynamic thermal simulation packages such as Energy Plus, ESP-r, Design Builder etc. Experience of modelling cool materials for the built environment.Good written and verbal communication skills.

Desirable: Proven ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team environment. Experience in project’s management and communications.

Overall purpose of post:

To help with the implementation of the HORIZON funded project RECO2ST

Main duties:

  • Work closely with A/Professor, Principal Investigator Dionysia Kolokotsa (PI) of the HORIZON project.
  • Management of communications and meetings for the activities of the project
  • Evaluation of the cool materials’ application in RECO2ST case studies
  • Liaise with the RECO2ST project partners, policy-makers, practitioners and stakeholders.
  • Assist with the preparation of papers for publication and make presentations at meetings and/or conferences.
  • Attend conferences/workshops and present papers as required.
  • Dissemination and communication activities of the Horizon project.
  • Monitoring and updating the website and the social medias of the Horizon project.
  • Report on a regular basis to A/Professor Kolokotsa.
  • Assist other researchers in the Research Group (e.g. student, visitors) as required.
  • To contribute to the research culture of the European Cool Roofs Council.
  • Any other duties given by the Head of the Research Group commensurate with the level and responsibility of this post.

Closing date: 2 February 2018

 Interested experts are invited to apply by submitting the following application documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • Letter of Motivation outlining how your experience, skills and qualifications fit with the aforementioned activities.

By e-mail to by Friday 2 February 2018 the latest with reference number (ECRC-RECOST-3). E-mails should not exceed 5MB.


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