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Analysis and modeling of natural gas and electricity Iberian markets

We offer a position working on research projects with one of the largest energy utilities, in the context of modeling and planning of natural gas and electricity markets. The responsibilities will include collaborating with a multidisciplinary team of researchers, developing modeling, forecasting and optimization tools for energy systems.

Requirements: The ideal candidate should have a good understanding of the electricity and the natural gas markets, as well as a domain of programming with Visual Basic, Matlab and GAMS. Also, he/she has to be fluent in Spanish.
Full-time contract with combined dedication between research projects and training activities. 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 € 24.216,62 for 2019. 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.).

Documents: Curriculum vitae, academic record, cover letter and two recommendation letters.