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Research Associate, Building Acoustics

Job Description

Position: Research Associate
Market: Construction
Job Location: Ottawa – Ontario

This is a 2 year term position.

Your Challenge

Help bring research to life and drive your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada’s premier research and technology organization.

We are looking for a vibrant and dynamic Research Associate, Building Acoustics to support our Construction Portfolio. The Research Associate, Building Acoustics would be someone who shares our core values of impact, accountability, leadership, integrity and collaboration.

The primary responsibility of the RA is to support the goals of NRC and the Portfolio through research of and the development and application of advanced technologies. The RA works in a team environment with researchers and technical experts in world-class facilities. Activities include designing and making measurements for research projects, project management, and providing service to NRC clients. The RA provides input into the overall direction and research priorities for the program area within the context of the Portfolio business plan.

As part of a multidisciplinary team developing and deploying technical solutions for construction sector clients, the incumbent will support and conduct research activities dealing with the control of sound transmission in multi-unit buildings. Research activities focus on characterizing the acoustic performance of multi-unit construction, relating this performance to key construction details, modifying the design details to achieve enhanced performance for airborne and impact sound insulation.

Transferring research findings to industry and stakeholders is also an important responsibility of this position.

Closing Date

Must apply by: February 28, 2017


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Posted 18 January 2017