National Research Council Canada
Research Officer, Building Acoustics, RO Construction Ottawa – Ontario
- An eligibility list may be established for similar positions.
- These are 3 continuing positions.
Help bring research to life and drive your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada’s premiere research and technology organization.
We are looking for three (3) motivated and dynamic Research Officers to support our Construction Portfolio. The Research Officer (RO) would be someone who shares our core values of impact, accountability, leadership, integrity and collaboration.
The primary responsibility of the RO is to support the goals of NRC and the Portfolio through research of international calibre and the development and application of advanced technologies. The RO works in a team environment with researchers and technical experts in world-class facilities. Activities include the development of proposals for new research initiatives, project management, and providing service to NRC clients. The RO 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 multi-disciplinary team developing and deploying technical solutions for construction sector clients, the incumbents will support and conduct research activities dealing with the following areas:
• Stream A – 1 position: Evaluation and control of sounds in buildings. This includes the development and use of advanced techniques to characterize and predict sound fields in rooms, and sounds transmitted into rooms. Activities include the application of acoustical measurements and calculations to assess or predict physical and/or subjective response to sound in residential and commercial buildings. (Candidates apply to 145-15-1174_A)
• Stream B – 2 positions: Control of sound transmission in multi-unit buildings, with emphasis on buildings employing light-weight structural members. Research activities focus on characterizing the vibro-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. (Candidates apply to 145-15-1174_B)
Transferring research findings to industry and stakeholders is also an important responsibility of these positions.
For details, see the original job posting here.