Job offer in england Research Fellow (eTeacher) at De Montfort University

De Montfort University – Faculty of Technology

Part-time (0.5 FTE), Temporary for 24 months or Full time, Temporary for 12 months

Grade F: £32,958 – £36,001 per annum

De Montfort University (DMU) is the most improved university in the UK, according to the 2015 Times and Sunday Times league table. DMU is renowned for creativity and innovation with our own distinctive way of doing things. We are seeking an outstanding candidate to join a small research team within the Institute of Energy and Sustainable Development to work on an EU Horizon 2020 (H2020) Research Project to explore effective behaviour change strategies for reducing energy demand in buildings.

The overall goal of eTeacher is to empower energy end-users to achieve energy savings and improve the buildings’ comfort and health conditions through enabling behavioural change. A range of interventions will be carried out, working with building users roles (visitors, facility managers, householder, owner, student, etc.), different types of building use (visiting, living, working), and different strategies depending on cultural and demographic factors.

The post-holder will be responsible for carrying out interdisciplinary research on the eTeacher project and will be involved with the team of researchers ensuring that the tasks and deliverables are effectively carried out. The post-holder will be expected to also work collaboratively with the project partners from around Europe to ensure an effective and joint approach at all times.

Key components of the role include:

Supporting the delivery of tasks and deliverables within work package 1. These are:

Producing an overview of key concepts for behaviour change projects in the format of both a literature review and a report for partners.
Organising training events following on from production of the report.
Developing and implementing a methodology for the analysis of end-use behaviour in relation to case study buildings.
Producing academic outputs in relation to this project in the form of peerreviewed journal and conference papers

For further information or to discuss this post please contact Dr. Richard Bull on 0116 207 8063 or email

Closing Date: 6 August 2017

Interview Date: 14 & 16 August 2017

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