Research Assistant (Data Analytics)


10/12/2023, 23:55

Salford - Peel Park Campus
School of Science, Engineering & Environment
Full Time Permanent

£31,396 - £36,023

Working with us as a Researcher - Energy House Labs

The Energy House Labs Research Assistant will be joining to become part of the dynamic Energy House Labs Team at the University of Salford. The successful applicant will be part of a rapidly growing team in the field of net zero and energy efficient homes, supporting the commercial and funded research programmes across the group. This will involve working on building performance and building physics problems ranging from small energy efficiency projects to whole building tests with major organisations. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow your skills in a major growth area for the University with a potential to grow your skills and experience in delivering world-class research.

We are looking for someone who has a background in data analytics, with an understanding of Internet of Things and data acquisition. The candidate will have a background in data science, computer science, or engineering with a relevant degree or postgraduate qualification. We are industry-facing so experience of working in industry and/ or a higher education setting would be beneficial. We are a flexible dynamic team so we are looking for and candidate with excellent communication skills, a commitment to team working and a flexible approach that can deliver for the whole team.

Energy House Labs at the University of Salford has a growing international profile and is recruiting to grow. The unit runs across 4 labs and external fieldwork, running a wide variety of large and small projects focused on net zero homes and building performance. We are a well-integrated team and have a strongly supportive workplace culture with a delivery focus, which has led to rapid growth. The Scholl of Science Engineering and Environments is focused on quality of life for society, industry collaboration and is making significant investments in new facilities including Energy House 2.0.

Who we are!

The University of Salford (UoS) is ambitious and at the heart of a fast-developing community. Our expertise help transform diverse individuals and communities through teaching, research, innovation, and engagement. Salford is at the forefront of this transformation, leading the way in areas such as health, energy, media, and the built environment. Our 20,000 students contribute enormously to the local economy.

Careers at the School of Science, Engineering and Environment | University of Salford

What’s in it for you?  

Competitive salary - and excellent pension scheme.

Generous annual leave - plus the ability to buy additional holiday days

Professional development - a comprehensive package of personal development opportunities to help you achieve your full potential

Wellbeing support - dedicated services and facilities to support your mental and physical health, ranging from an Employee Assistance Programme and counselling to sports and fitness facilities, including discounted gym memberships.

However you identify, whatever your pathway has been to get here, come and join us at the University of Salford where we are all proud to belong -  watch us in action here!

Please contact if you would like to discuss this role

A few more things!

This vacancy will close on Sunday 10th December 2023 at 23:55pm.

 Interview Date: W/C 18/12

 We look forward to receiving your application.


This opportunity is closed to applications.