<p><span style="color: #ff9900;"><strong><span style="font-size: 15pt; line-height: 107%; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial;">MCAST Energy Research Group (MCAST Energy) - About</span></strong></span></p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td><img src="https://libraryembed.mcast.edu.mt/rfm/source/Research/Energy/Picture1.png" alt="" width="195" height="97" /></td> <td><img src="https://libraryembed.mcast.edu.mt/rfm/source/Research/Energy/Picture2.png" alt="" width="195" height="97" /></td> <td><img src="https://libraryembed.mcast.edu.mt/rfm/source/Research/Energy/Picture3.png" alt="" width="195" height="97" /></td> <td><img src="https://libraryembed.mcast.edu.mt/rfm/source/Research/Energy/Picture4.png" alt="" width="195" height="97" /></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><strong><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; line-height: 107%; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif;">The MCAST Energy Research Group (MCAST Energy) specialises in global and regional solutions by innovative devices in emerging technologies, systems level integration to policy engagement for better community and social benefit. The breath of energy research at MCAST Energy includes Device Fabrication and on-site Testing, Energy Economics and Policy, Efficient Buildings, Power Systems, Renewables and Transportation. The group specialises in applied research techniques including but not limited to optimisation, decision making and life cycle analysis.</span></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="color: #ff9900;"><strong><span style="font-size: 10pt; line-height: 107%; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial;">Research Support Assistant(s) and PhD Candidate(s) open call</span></strong></span></p> <div> <div><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #111111; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;"><span lang="en-US">The MCAST Energy is looking for up to two (2) highly motivated and creative Research Support Assistant(s) and PhD Candidate(s) in the fields of Electrical and Control Engineering, Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Integration of Photovoltaics (PVs) and Energy and Environmental Economics, who aspire to jointly and multidisciplinary address one of themes below with Mediterranean or Maltese attributes.</span></span></span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #111111; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;"><span lang="en-US">We offer a 3 year-term gross annual salary full-time package of &euro; 21,500 and&nbsp;PhD EU/home fees up to &euro;5,833 per year per candidate.</span></span></span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div> <div><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #111111; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;"><span lang="en-US">Research Support Assistant(s) and PhD Candidate(s) will work in a truly international and with the world-leading group of researchers which will provide them with an excellent basis and a strong network for a future career in the field of Electrical Power and Energy Systems and Energy and Environmental Economics, in academia, the industry as well as governance. The split-site PhD programme is offered at The University of Manchester hosted by MCAST Energy Research Group and in collaboration with Enemalta plc.</span></span></span></span></div> <div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #111111; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;"><span lang="en-US">Research Support Assistant(s) and PhD Candidate(s) will also enjoy some of the best mobility, training activities and resources within The University of Manchester in UK,&nbsp;The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) in France, and&nbsp;National Renewable Energy Centre (CENER) in Spain, as well as other partner institutions in exchange visits, internships, mentoring, schools, courses, lectures, conferences and meetings.</span></span></span></span></div> <div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #111111; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;"><span lang="en-US">These positions are being funded by the European Commission H2020 TWINNING JUMP2Excel (Joint Universal activities for Mediterranean PV integration Excellence) project under grant 810809, and the Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST) 3DMgrid (Design, Development and Demonstration of a Smart Micro-Grid) project under grant ENM-2016-002a and EDGEWISE (Energy and Water Systems Integration and Management) project under grant ENM-2016-001 through the ERANETMED initiative of Member States, Associated Countries and Mediterranean Partner Countries. The PhD EU/home scholarship fees&nbsp;are funded by Enemalta plc.</span></span></span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><em><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; line-height: 107%; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif;">The vacancies/scholarships are showing on the <a href="http://jobs.mcast.edu.mt/en/job/979689b452(3(94a4-4975-a6(2(4975-a655-b6a180d(227">MCAST Job Portal</a>.</span></em></div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><em><strong><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; line-height: 107%; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif;">Postgraduate Research Programmes at MCAST Energy</span></strong></em></p> <p><em><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; line-height: 107%; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif;">Postgraduate programmes by Research are available at level 7 Masters of Research (MRes) and at level 8 through a split-site Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme with The University of Manchester. Applications are open all year round.</span></em></p> </div> </div> </div>

MCAST Energy Research Group (MCAST Energy) - About

The MCAST Energy Research Group (MCAST Energy) specialises in global and regional solutions by innovative devices in emerging technologies, systems level integration to policy engagement for better community and social benefit. The breath of energy research at MCAST Energy includes Device Fabrication and on-site Testing, Energy Economics and Policy, Efficient Buildings, Power Systems, Renewables and Transportation. The group specialises in applied research techniques including but not limited to optimisation, decision making and life cycle analysis.

 

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External Vacancies Call (17/08/2018)

Scholarships Opportunities (17/08/2018)

The vacancies/scholarships are showing on the MCAST Job Portal.

 

Postgraduate Research Programmes at MCAST Energy (17/08/2018)

Postgraduate programmes by Research are available at level 7 Masters of Research (MRes) and at level 8 through a split-site Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme with The University of Manchester. Applications are open all year round.