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The Building Technologies Office (BTO) currently has three positions available, with different project assignments. The start date for each position should be no later than June 1, 2016.
Assist with performing technical reviews/assessments of proposed research and development plans, conducting technical and economic feasibility analysis, as well as evaluating at a deep technical level the progress and ongoing viability and success potential of projects toward meeting the BTO energy efficiency goals. This will include periodic technical reviews and providing rigorous technical feedback for funded R&D projects; as well as assisting in the negotiation of statements of work and project management plans with technically rigorous milestones, go/no-go decision points, stage-gates and deliverables for new awards.
Assess and stay abreast of the state-of-the-art scientific literature and practice in relevant technologies and assess new opportunities for further advancement in the field and the industry, especially for low-global-warming-potential HVAC&R systems.
The selected candidate will receive a stipend as support for living and other expenses during this appointment. Stipend rates are determined by DOE officials and are based on the candidate’s academic and professional background. The candidate may also be eligible to receive a health insurance allowance and reimbursement for travel expenses. This appointment is for one year and may be extended in increments of up to one year, contingent upon project needs and funding availability. The maximum length of time a participant can spend in the ORISE program is five years from his/her initial start date.
DOE Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Nature of the Appointment
Participants will not enter into an employee/employer relationship with ORISE, ORAU, the DOE, or any other office or agency. Instead, the participant will be affiliated with ORISE for the administration of the appointment through the ORISE appointment letter and Terms of Appointment.
ORAU will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, mental or physical disability, covered veteran’s status, or genetic information.
Successful candidates must hold a PhD degree in science, engineering, math, architecture, or a related field prior to beginning the appointment.
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