<div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail_default" style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><span id="gmail-docs-internal-guid-1d74f75e-7fff-6301-6752-a9dc545a31f5"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Dear Colleague,</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">

</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><a href="http://sinberbest.berkeley.edu/" style="text-decoration-line:none"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">SinBerBEST</span></a><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> is a large joint research project (2012-2022) between UC Berkeley, National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University which is aimed at improving energy efficiency, sustainability and indoor environmental quality in buildings in tropical climates.</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><br class="gmail-kix-line-break"><br class="gmail-kix-line-break"></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">We have an open postdoctoral position (aka research fellow) located in Singapore under my and Kwok Wai Tham’s (NUS) supervision.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><span id="gmail-docs-internal-guid-7071daf6-7fff-5c09-b285-ccceba9b47f0"><br></span></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Below you can find the advertisement describing the positions (to apply click </span><a href="https://goo.gl/forms/Cz6DedCN7EC1etVJ3" style="text-decoration-line:none"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">here</span></a><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">). I would appreciate very much if you could bring these opportunities to the attention of qualified candidates you may know. Also, it would be great if you would forward the announcement to appropriate research colleagues in your network.</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><br class="gmail-kix-line-break"><br class="gmail-kix-line-break"></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">With kind regards,</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><br></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Stefano</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><a href="http://www.linkedin.com/in/stefanoschiavon/" style="text-decoration-line:none"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Stefano Schiavon</span></a><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(102,102,102);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">, PhD</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(102,102,102);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Associate Professor</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><a href="http://www.cbe.berkeley.com/" style="text-decoration-line:none"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Center for the Built Environment</span></a><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(102,102,102);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> (CBE) </span><a href="http://cbe.berkeley.edu/centerline/" style="text-decoration-line:none"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Research updates</span></a></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(102,102,102);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">UC Berkeley</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><a href="http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=2GJDqawAAAAJ" style="text-decoration-line:none"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Google Scholar</span></a><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(102,102,102);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> | </span><a href="http://www.linkedin.com/in/stefanoschiavon/" style="text-decoration-line:none"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">LinkedIn</span></a><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><br><br></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:3.9pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Postdoctoral Scholar Positions on Energy and Indoor Environmental Quality in Buildings</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><br></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">We have an open postdoctoral position (aka research fellow) located in Singapore under Stefano Schiavon (UC Berkeley) and Kwok Wai Tham’s (NUS)  supervision. The Postdoctoral Scholars positions are for a candidate that obtained (or are in the process of obtaining) their doctoral degree within the last five years. </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><br></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;margin-right:6pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">The candidates will work within SinBerBEST project (</span><a href="http://sinberbest.berkeley.edu/" style="text-decoration-line:none"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">http://sinberbest.berkeley.edu/</span></a><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">). SinBerBEST is a large joint research project between UC Berkeley, National University of Singapore, and Nanyang Technological University. This effort aims to improve energy efficiency, sustainability and indoor environmental quality in buildings in tropical climates. The successful candidates will join a team of researchers funded for 10 years (2012-2022) by Singapore’s National Research Foundation. We are recruiting candidates for Theme A: Human-Building Nexus - Enhancing Health and Productivity in the Built Environment. Our mission is “to create knowledge, innovate, and develop solutions to enhance health, well-being, and productivity through smart buildings for tropical climates”. We are particularly interested in recruiting candidates for working on issues related to thermal comfort, indoor air quality, human performance, and HVAC systems. Experience with human subject test experiments and data analysis are particularly important. </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><br></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;margin-right:6pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Strong candidates will have demonstrated expertise in one or more of these themes with will seek to pursue advanced study that is aligned with the SinBerBEST Theme A. The candidate will work in Singapore at BEARS, a UC Berkeley center for research, graduate education, and innovation in Singapore.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><br></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;margin-right:6pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">All appointments are for an initial period of one year with the possibility of renewal.  Applicants should apply </span><a href="https://goo.gl/forms/Cz6DedCN7EC1etVJ3" style="text-decoration-line:none"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">here</span></a><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> (you need a Gmail account). There, they should upload a cover letter describing their research experience and interests,  a curriculum vitae, the names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) for three references. </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><br></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.37;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;margin-right:7.7pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Applications are being reviewed as received with an interest in early appointment. Intended start date should be 1 March 2019 (preferred) or earlier and no later than 1 August 2019. </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><br></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.37;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;margin-right:7.7pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Posted:  January 2019</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><br class="gmail-Apple-interchange-newline">

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