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Development and analysis of advanced strategies for the coordination of the planning of activities within the multi energy system

Working within a multinational consortium of world-class companies and universities in the energy sector, you will develop and model advanced strategies for coordinating the planning of the expansion and operation of different activities within the electricity, gas, and hydrogen sectors. You will work in coordination with a team of researchers from the universities of the consortium and in contact with leading professionals from the companies in it to propose solutions of relevance to these companies.


Candidates must have a master's degree in engineering, computer science, physics, or mathematics. The ideal candidate should have a good command of optimization techniques, and programming with Python, R, Visual Basic and GAMS as well as a good a good understanding of the functioning of the energy sector. Other relevant requirements include being proficient in English, and having a very good academic record.

What do we offer?

Annual full-time contract for the development of projects. Besides, the Research Assistant could take 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 enrolling in any program, the Research Assistant can apply for a PhD after 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 of the first year is € 25896 for 2023. In addition, the IIT covers 90% of the cost of training activities and the Research Assistant will have access to all the services offered by the University (Sports, Cultural Activities, Library, etc.).


Curriculum vitae, academic record, cover letter and two recommendation letters