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.

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.strong text

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

Posted Feb 16, 2021 by Verena Vogler on Rhino News, etc.

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