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Post Doc Research Associate - Building Energy Research


Job Description

Job ID: 308319
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Job Description

The Building Energy Research and Analysis Group within the Electricity Infrastructure & Buildings Division at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is currently seeking a Building Energy Research Engineer. This position mainly involves using building simulation and other analytical tools to model and conduct simulations of building energy systems for high-efficiency residential and commercial buildings and for innovative technologies.

This position will be be filled in Richland WA or Portland, OR

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have received a PhD within the past five years (60 months) or within the next 8 months from an accredited college or university.

Preferred Qualifications

• Doctorate degree in Architectural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Building Sciences or related field with 0-2 years’ experience
• Experience providing technical presentations to knowledgeable audiences
• Experience applying statistical methods to research results
• Experience with EnergyPlus simulation software
• Experience with data-oriented programming/scripting languages and other computer software
• Coursework in energy efficiency, energy-related systems, energy metering technology, energy systems analysis and modeling, building energy simulations, business, economics, water conservation, sustainable development/design, or environmental science is preferred

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 308319
Directorate: Energy and Environment
Division: Electricity Infrastructure and Buildings
Group: Building Energy Research and Analysis