IEA-ETSAP Energy Systems Analysis Jobs

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  • PhD position Closing data gaps for long-term energy modelling in the context of climate policy support in Mozambique
    VITO – EnergyVille is looking for PhD candidates from Mozambique on the topic of data science and energy system modelling. The PhD program is carried out as a collaboration between Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Hasselt University and VITO-EnergyVille. For more details see here.

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate - Mobility and Energy Transitions Analysis
    The ‘Mobility and Energy Transitions Analysis’ (META) Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), is looking to hire postdocs in the following areas: (1) Transportation-Energy Modeling (2) Integrated Energy Systems Modeling. For more details see here.
    Depending on the pool of candidates, it is very possible that we will hire multiple postdocs under this same announcement, either a Transportation-Energy Modeler or an Integrated Energy Systems Modeler, or both. Successful candidates should expect to work closely Shawn Ou, and numerous other ORNL and non-ORNL scientists and practitioners throughout the US and world. Interested candidates can contact David L McCollum.
  • Assistant Researcher in Energy System Modelling
    NOVA School of Science and Technology (Lisbon) is recruiting an energy systems modeller to join the HORIZON Project CIRCOMOD and contribute to the development of circular economy–energy system modelling with TIMES. Deadline 28th October 2022. For more details see here.

Recently Archived Jobs [more]

  • Energy Systems Modellers in Columbia University in New York at the Center on Global Energy Policy
    We are looking for a Senior TIMES energy systems modelling expert and postdoctoral energy systems modellers with Industry, Transport, Buildings AND/OR Supply sector experience. For more details see here.
  • Post-Doctoral position in PSI
    The Paul Scherrer Institute in Switzerland welcomes applications from interested candidates from the ETSAP community for the position of a PostDoc on high-resolution energy systems modelling. Applications of PhDs with corresponding TIMES experiences are highly appreciated! For more details see here.
  • Professor/Associate Professor in Renewable Energy
    The Norwegian University of Life Sciences at Ås outside Oslo is hiring a Professor / Associate Professor in Energy Systems with a focus on renewable energy. For more details see here.
  • Research Associate in Whole Systems Modelling
    Imperial College London, a global top-ten university, is recruiting a post-doctoral energy systems modeller to join a high impact project on Climate Compatible Growth, and contribute to a leading open source agent-based energy systems modelling development. For more details see here. Closing date is 11th September 2022
  • Project Assistant in IIT Roorkee
    IIT Roorkee is recruiting a project assistant to work with TIMES India model for analysing electrification scenarios. For more details see here.
  • Pre-Doctoral position in CIEMAT
    CIEMAT has a pre-doctoral position available for a TIMES modeller for a 4 years contract. The topic of the thesis work will be related to green H2 and its modelling in TIMES-Spain. The deadline for applications is 2nd August. For more details see here.
  • Assistant Researcher Circular Economy & TIMES modelling
    LNEG - National Energy and Geology Laboratory Portugal is recruiting a researcher (4 years position) to integrate circular economy into TIMES - deadline 13th july. For more details see here.
  • Associate Professor in Renewable Energy Systems
    The University of Oslo is hiring an Associate Professor in Energy Systems Modelling with a focus on renewable energy. For more details see here.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship on Scottish TIMES energy system modelling
    Post-Doctoral Fellowship on Scottish TIMES energy system modelling commissioned by ClimateXChange, Scotland’s Centre of Expertise on Climate Change. For more details see here.
  • Group Leader, Mobility and Energy Transitions Analysis
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory is looking to hire a senior researcher to lead the Mobility and Energy Transitions Analysis Group (META). For more details see here.
  • Senior R&D Professional Energy and Climate Strategy - Modelling
    VITO, the Flemish Institute for Technological Research located in Belgium, is hiring a senior TIMES/VEDA modeler to strengthen our international team of energy system modelers. For more details see here.
  • Energy Specialist
    Saudi Aramco is looking to hire an energy specialist, who has experience with the TIMES energy model. For more details see here.
  • Associate Professional - Clean Energy Transition Scenarios
    IRENA has two job openings for Associate Professionals on Clean Energy Transition Scenarios. The vacancy announcement is available here.
  • Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, is recruiting 11 highly motivated Assistant Professors across broad research fields to join our quest for a sustainable future!

    We seek creative individuals who want to develop as independent research leaders and have a genuine interest in teaching and collaborating. We encourage interested candidates to submit an application with a research plan describing how to Change the world your way.

    Our offer includes:

    • A four-year tenure-track position at Chalmers University of Technology
    • A generous start up package
    • A leadership programme
    • A relocation package

    Find more information about this unique opportunity at here.

    Applications are accepted until 31 January 2022.

  • Research Scientist/Engineer - Energy and Economic Modelling at CSIRO
    Open position for Senior Research Scientist/Engineer - Energy and Economic Modelling at CSIRO, Newcastle. For more details see here.
  • Techno Economic Lead at CSIRO
    Open position for Techno Economic Lead at CSIRO, Newcastle. For more details see here.
  • R&D Professional Energy and Climate Strategy
    VITO, the Flemish Institute for Technological Research located in Belgium, is hiring a TIMES/VEDA modeler to strengthen our international team of energy system modelers. For more details see here.
  • Senior Analyst at Rhodium Group
    Rhodium Group, an independent research firm based in the United States, is looking to hire an experienced TIMES/VEDA energy modeler. For more details see here.
  • Research Assistant/Associate at Imperial College London
    Exciting opportunity to join a systems modelling team at Imperial College London. Within the new Climate Compatible Growth project, you will be co-creating national models, global green grids models and associated policy-relevant insights around the world. For more details see here.
  • Energy Systems Modellers and Data Science Graduates at Columbia University
    Open position for a Staff Associate III at Columbia University, New York. For more details see here.
  • Junior Researcher Energy System Modelling in TNO, Amsterdam
    Contributing to the development of long-term energy system scenarios.
    For more details see: here.
  • The Energy Economics Group at PSI has opened a new PhD position for TIMES modelling
    Efficient Swiss climate and energy policies towards net-zero emissions within a European context
    For more details see: here.
  • Researcher position at IFE
    IFE’s department for Renewable Energy Systems is continuing to grow and is now looking for a new researcher within the energy system analysis group. The research group uses models that include energy production, energy distribution, and technologies for energy demand. The purpose of the work is to develop and analyze energy scenarios, develop strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, analyze the composition of energy carriers and analyze possible future technology choices and energy efficiency solutions. The research group develop and use several types of mathematical models to increase the knowledge base related to the future energy system. We focus both on cost-efficient design and operation of local energy systems, as well as overall analyses with a societal perspective, covering the connection between different energy sectors. Our energy system models are developed in close collaboration with national authorities, industry and technology experts within research and academia. The TIMES modelling framework plays a central part of our activities. For more details see here.
    Application deadline: 03.01.2021
    Information about the position, please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Research leader
  • Postdoc in Renewable Energy Systems Modelling
    We are recruiting a 3-year Postdoc in Renewable Energy Systems Modelling at the University of Oslo, focusing on the region around a new telescope in the Atacama desert. This position is part of a Horizon 2020 Project with the European Space Observatory. For more details see here.
    Application deadline is December 15th, Salary NOK 526 000 – 608 200.
    Any questions, please get in touch with me: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Post Doc position in UCT
    A postdoc position is being offered for an emerging scholar in Energy Systems analysis to join the Energy Systems Research Group at the university of Cape Town (ESRG), on its first analysis of pathways towards net-zero greenhouse gas emissions for South Africa. The analysis is to be carried out using an existing TIMES model of South Africa (SATIM). Given current travel and campus access restrictions this position will be held off-campus. Deadline: 16/10/2020. For more details see here.
  • The Energy System Analysis Unit of CIEMAT is looking for a researcher with experience in TIMES modelling to participate in the project of improving the Spanish TIMES model used for the National Energy and Climate Plan. This will be a one year contract. If you are interested in living in Madrid for one year and work on TIMES modelling please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Energy System Analysis Unit, CIEMAT.
  • JRC Petten is recruiting an Energy Systems Analyst to work on climate neutral energy scenarios and bring key messages to shape EU policies. Deadline: 06/10/2020. For more details see here.
  • The Department of Chemical Engineering is seeking a motivated, erudite and well-spoken engineer or scientist to make a mark on the future of climate change. The post holder will work at the forefront of energy systems modelling, building and applying the analytical tools that underpin the key technology, policy and regulatory decisions that will make or break global efforts to mitigate climate change. They will work with leading thinkers on this crucial topic, within a project that has partners from across the EU and worldwide. For more details see here.
  • Open position at LTU, Sweden, for a PhD student in energy system analysis, modelling the energy transition to a sustainable and climate neutral society. Working with municipalities, governments and researchers around the world. Experience within energy system optimization modelling is a major benefit. Curiosity about the future and a passion for data is essential. For more details see here.
  • University College Cork is seeking an experienced energy systems modeller for a project closely tied to energy policy and modelling in Ireland. For more details see here.
  • Open position for a Senior Energy Modelling expert at IVL, Sweden. For more details see here.
  • Postdoc Position in GERAD on Modeling of combined heat and power generation in Canada. For more details see here.
  • Open position for a Senior Energy Analyst - Renewable Energy Technologies at IEA. For more details see here.
  • Open position at the MaREI Center, UCC, Ireland for a senior postdoc in energy system modeling. Experience with the TIMES model is a major benefit; Need passion for energy policy analysis. For more details see here.
  • Open position at Chalmers, Sweden: PhD or postdoc - Modelling in support of transitions of municipal energy systems. Details are available here or contact professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..