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The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £33,353 - £40,313 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
This Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) is looking to appoint an ambitious PhD holder (or close to completion) seeking the unique opportunity to work with two research led organisations: UCL and an
ambitious start-up company Ventive Ltd.
This Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) requires a highly motivated individual with a PhD in Building Science or Indoor Air Quality with extensive experience of monitoring and/or modelling work in the field of the built environment.
The KTP Associate will help to shape the key future components of Low Carbon Buildings in the area of Natural Ventilation with Heat Recovery spanning both Retrofit and New Build in Commercial and Residential markets. The KTP Associate will analyse a number of innovative case studies which would incorporate parameters of importance to ventilation and indoor air quality in domestic and non-domestic buildings including occupants’ satisfaction regarding perceived indoor air quality and
thermal comfort. The energy performance will be analysed in the context of improved ventilation and indoor air quality for health and comfort.
The post is funded for 24 months in the first instance. The successful candidate will possess a first degree in chemistry, physics, engineering or architecture with PhD in Building Science or Indoor Air Quality or any other related field. The applicant should be seeking a challenging role requiring the confidence to work with Ventive senior management and staff, key clients and also academic staff within the UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering. Experience of statistical data analysis. Ability to work collaboratively and as part of a team.
Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.
If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Rosanna Seels, (r.seels@ucl.ac.uk) or 020 3108 5906 Interview Date: 21 April 2015
Link: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AKT047/ktp-associate-lead-associate-in-indoor-air-quality-ventilation-monitoring-and-modelling/
The 14th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation
Association (IBPSA); BS2015 will be held in Hyderabad, India from the 7th-9th December, 2015.
The call for papers can be found at the conference website: http://www.bs2015.in/
The objective of International Building Energy Simulation Conference of 2015 is to advance the practice in diverse disciplines of building energy analysis and performance simulation. BS 2015 is for those working in or learning about the field of building performance simulation including building designers, architects, sustainability managers, researchers, developers etc.

Major themes covered in the conference are:
Building Physics Indoor air quality and thermal comfort Modelling for passive buildings
Net zero buildings Solar energy utilization Simulation and real performance
Advanced building simulation HVAC equipment New software development
Climate and microclimate Optimization CFD and air flow in buildings Building information Modelling
Simulation for commissioning, control and monitoring Energy Storage Validation, calibration and uncertainty Teaching modelling and simulation Simulation in fault detection and diagnostics
Human aspects in simulation