Junior Research Associate Energy - Horizon 2020

Do you have a passion for applied research? Do you believe in the open, pragmatic, vital and international spirit of Vlerick? And are you ready to explore the world of Energy? Then we have the perfect job for you!

What can you expect

You are hired to work on the EU Horizon 2020 project STORY (2015-2020): “Creating the future of energy storage”. The Vlerick Energy Centre is leading partner in the project that is dealing with regulation and business models for storage technologies specifically in distribution networks.

As a researcher of the Vlerick Energy Centre, you will also:

  • Conduct research in collaboration with the energy team
  • Disseminate knowledge by writing papers, reports and articles, social media and present research findings to both business and academic audiences
  • Provide support for our teaching activities, both in executive education and in MBA/Master courses

What do we expect from you

  • You just obtained your Master’s degree in engineering or economics and have interest in pursuing a PhD
  • You have strong analytic skills
  • You want to conduct research relevant for the academic and the business world
  • You have good writing and computing skills and you are fluent in English
  • You can work autonomously but above all you are a good team player
  • You have a proactive and ‘can do’ attitude
  • International mindset is a requirement
  • You will be located on campus Brussels, start is foreseen as from October 2016

Working at Vlerick is

  • Autonomy, responsibility and challenging work
  • The opportunity to become a content expert 
  • Interesting contacts with both the policy and business world
  • A competitive compensation and benefit package

Are you interested?

Please send your CV and motivation letter to jobs@vlerick.com
More information: kenne.dhoker@vlerick.com

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