Head/Senior Research Fellow of Renewable Energy GORD

Head/Senior Research Fellow of Renewable Energy


The R&D activities of renewable energy group in GORD focuses on conducting applied research and technology demonstrationwith industry partners,related to the following areas:

  • Solar thermal power generation, thermal storage and energy conversion systems.
  • Photovoltaic systems performance, electrical storage and grid integration.
  • Applications of solar and renewable energy systems such as energy harvesting systems, hybrid power systems, technologies for energy efficiency, and power management technologies.

R&D Tasks

  • Design and conduct research studies related to discovering new, and improving existing, clean energy technologies and renewable energy sources.
  • Conduct independent scientific work and support in running and extending the outdoor test field for PV modules, solar thermal and hybrid modules.
  • Conduct simulation-based analysis and energy systems modelling using industry-standard simulation engines.
  • Design PV/hybrid PVT modulesand conduct characterization studies
  • Analyze energy needs and plan renewable, cost-effective solutions for projects of different sizes (solar farm, rooftop, etc..)


  • PhD degree¬†with at least five years of experience;degree preferred in mechanical engineering or related fields.
  • Strong track records in scientific publications in refereed journals.
  • Strong knowledge of renewable energy systems.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPointand programming languages.
  • Mastery of energy modelling/simulation software packages.
  • Fluency in English language is required.

About GORD

GORD, a member of Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company, is a non-profit governmental organization established at Qatar Science and Technology Park. GORD Institute runs scientific research through its own research programs and partnerships with local and international organisations, from both academic and applied research perspectives, to share knowledge and build networks to enhance the sustainable built environment.  For more information please visit www.gord.qa

Successful applicants will be contacted by April 2018.

Please apply to: Dr. Yousef Alhorr, Founding Chairman, alhorr@gord.qa

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