Climate Modeler for Cooling Singapore
The Singapore-ETH Centre (SEC) was established as a joint initiative between ETH Zurich – the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich and Singapore’s National Research Foundation (NRF), as part of the NRF’s CREATE campus. The centre serves as an intellectual hub for research, scholarship, entrepreneurship, postgraduate and postdoctoral training. It is home to a community of over 100 PhD, postdoctoral and Professorial researchers working on diverse themes related to sustainable cities and resilient infrastructure systems. In the course of their work, researchers actively collaborate with universities, research institutes, industry, and government agencies with the aim of offering practical solutions.
Starting in January 2020 or under agreement, we are looking for a talented individual to join our interdisciplinary team based at the ETH Zurich in Switzerland and/or the Singapore ETH-Centre in Singapore.
We are seeking a motivated Climate Modeler to join us to conduct research in urban heat island (UHI) and thermal comfort in the highly urbanized and industrialized city of Singapore.
Your key responsibilities will be the participation in ongoing studies targeting UHI and urban environment modelling, conducting simulations of various UHI mitigation strategies in the mesoscale and analyziing the numerical results.
The position is full-time. The duration of the contract is 12 months.
We look forward to receiving your application via email including the following documents: cover letter, curriculum vitae, portfolio (if any), and the name of two references, to email@example.com (Prof. Gerhard Schmitt)and firstname.lastname@example.org (Lea Ruefenacht).