A Research Platform for Singapore

Research Fellow (Energy System Modelling)

Department:Singapore’s Pathway to Carbon Neutrality: Analysis of New Technologies
Posted Date:3 October 2022
Closing Date:Open until filled
Hours:Full Time
Duration:Fixed term



TUMCREATE is a multidisciplinary research platform of the Technical University Munich (TUM) at the Singapore Campus for Research Excellence and Technological Enterprise (CREATE). We are joining forces with universities, public agencies, and industry for the advancement of future technologies.

A new project “Singapore’s Pathway to Carbon Neutrality: Analysis of New Technologies” has been launched. The aim of this project is to analyse options for alternative energy supply for Singapore such as import of electricity from neighbouring countries or long-distance high-voltage direct-current connections, or alternative fuels such as hydrogen or synthetic fuels.

Please visit www.tum-create.edu.sg for more information about TUMCREATE.


Objective of the position:

We are looking for a Research Fellow to adapt existing energy system models to this project. This is a full-time 6-month contract.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify requirements of energy supply and demand models to successfully complete  the project
  • Adapt the models urbs, pyGRETA, and ENDEMO to the project
  • Guide researchers at TUMCREATE to using these models in the project
  • Support development of a first model of Singapore’s energy demand


Job Requirements:

  • PhD in Power or Electrical Engineering or a related field with at least 1 year of experience
  • Proven track record in energy and power system modelling
  • Knowledge of energy and power systems, energy markets, energy conversion technology
  • In-depth knowledge of the tools

         URBS (https://zenodo.org/record/3265960),

         pyGRETA  (https://zenodo.org/record/6472409), and

        ENDEMO (https://mediatum.ub.tum.de/node?id=1631566)

        is required.

  • Ability to interact with other researchers and define a working structure
  • Good English writing and communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills for working in an international research team with people of different backgrounds


What TUM CREATE offers you:

  • Competitive salary that commensurate with experience
  • Medical insurance
  • Good amount of leave/vacation days
  • Vibrant, modern and positive working environment in Singapore
  • Campus-sited office location with a host of facilities
  • In-building perks including gym, game room and coffee room



Please send your application including cover letter and CV to tobias.massier@tum-create.edu.sg.

We look forward to your application.