The Schools are pleased to offer one funded studentship for doctoral research on the area of city carbon and energy modelling to begin in January 2012. The studentship is expected to develop models of Newcastle to facilitate the creation of spatially referenced carbon scenarios at multiple-scales and different timeframes. Please see the advert for full details: The work builds on an existing partnership between Newcastle City Council and Newcastle University so the selected candidate will be working with real-world policy constraints and will be expected to liaise with NCC officers involved in the development and implementation of low carbon projects and Industry.
-Applicants must have: an interest in a research career and PhD; – hold a Bachelors degree in a suitable field (Engineering, Geography, Environment, Mathematics, Physics, and Spatial Sciences); – be numerically minded; be computer literate; – have good communication skills. -Desired: Masters in suitable discipline; – experience of statistics; experience of working with Energy models; experience in working with GIS; -experience in computer programming.