Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE , MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) , to work in the area of energy systems analysis. Will collaborate with MITEI researchers to develop a cross-sectoral energy systems modeling framework for exploring the transition pathways for power sector decarbonization and the potential for accompanying emissions reductions in transport sector through electrification or indirect approaches, e.g. via production (from electricity or other sources), distribution, and the use of dense energy carriers. Will also be expected to regularly present research results in sponsor meetings and center workshops and to publish papers in international conferences and in peer-reviewed journals.
The position offer an opportunity to interact and work closely with researchers at MIT and be involved in MITEI's Low-Carbon Energy Centers.
REQUIRED : a Ph.D. in a subject pertinent to the research area; expertise and a relevant track record in energy systems analysis and modeling and optimization; demonstrated knowledge of programming languages such as GAMS, Python, or Julia; excellent communication skills; ability to produce with minimal supervision and prioritize work to meet deadlines; and fluency in spoken and written English. General knowledge of power system economics preferred; as is experience with applied optimization and developing large-scale computational models and database analysis. Job #17202
Internal Number: 17202
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