Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Post-Doctoral Position in Information Modelling and Environmental Engineering at The Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, Technion-IIT

Another Post-Doctoral position is available at the Architecture and Planning Faculty at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. McNeel Europe will be a partner in the ECOLOPES H2020 project.

We received this info from Technion:

The Postdoc position will take part in the development and implementation of significant datasets, role definitions and models within the Ecolope Information Model [EIM] ontology and the computational tools developed in ECOLOPES.

Your tasks will focus on:
  1. Abiotic environment and architecture parameters: International and national georeferenced datasets (climatic conditions, urban form, etc.), local building features, normative constraints and design aims and uses.
  2. Humans parameters: human comfort conditions, physiological, psychological and social benefits of nature to humans.

The skills and qualifications we require are:
  • A PhD degree in one of the following areas or a related area earned no more than five years prior to the start of the post-doc: Architecture, Computational design, Landscape Architecture, Ecological design, Environmental Engineering
  • Excellent 3D modelling and simulation skills preferably in Rhino
  • Programming experience, e.g. with Grasshopper and Python
  • A track record of research and publication
  • Ability and experience in academic writing and oral communication
  • Fully fluent in writing, reading and speaking English

Additional skills that we are looking for include:
  • Understanding of and experience with Information modelling, e.g. with Protoge
  • Genuine enthusiasm for research
  • Ability and experience leading and working with teams

In your application, you should send: 

  • A cover letter addressing your motivation and experience in relation to the project (one A4 side)
  • CV (including details of qualifications, relevant experience and/or publications)
  • Contact details of 2-3 referees

Application deadline is 26th of February 2021

To apply, please send application letters in PDF format by email to barathshany@technion.ac.il.

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