We offer working with one of the largest energy utilities, in the context of modeling and planning of electricity and natural gas markets. The responsibilities will include collaborating with a multidisciplinary team of researchers, developing modeling and optimization tools for energy systems, as well as forecasting of prices and other energy assets.
What do we offer?
Annual full-time contract for the development of research projects. In addition, training activities may be carried out. This modality allows the Research Assistant to establish a very close professional relationship with the companies with which he/she collaborates, thus nourishing his/her research with the experience accumulated during the projects. Although this modality does not necessarily require to enroll in any program, the Research Assistant can apply for a PhD during the first two years. The Research Assistant is hired each year for a maximum period of 6. If he or she is not enrolled in a PhD program the contract cannot exceed two years. The gross salary for the first year is € 24,410.00 for the year 2020. In addition, the IIT covers 90% of the cost of training activities and the Research Assistant can enjoy all the advantages offered to Comillas students (Sports, Cultural Activities, Library, etc.).
The candidate must have a master's degree in engineering, computer science, physics, or mathematics. The ideal candidate should have a good understanding of the electricity and the natural gas markets, as well as a good command of programming with Matlab, R, Visual Basic and GAMS. Native Spanish, advanced English level, and very good academic record is also required.
Curriculum Vitae, academic record, cover letter and two recommendation letters.