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Fwd: Postdoc Position in Urban Simulation and Modeling


Eidgeno”ssische Technische Hochschule Zu”rich -
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Postdoc Position (80-100%)

Urban Simulation, Inverse Urban Modeling, Participatory Urban Planning

The Chair for Information Architecture at ETH Zu”rich, headed by Prof. Gerhard Schmitt, com- bines research and teaching using advanced techniques such as procedural modelling for planning sustainable cities, parametric city modelling, architectural programming for urban as- sessment, visual management tools, interactive audio video installations, collaborative and participatory design environments, crowd sourcing, crowd simulation, energy simulation, interactive urban physics, and rapid city visualization and preview.

Your responsibility will be to support and coordinate PhD students specialized in simulation of urban designs along with the direction and finalization of publications. The position includes research and teaching activities, project acquisition, administrative work and the documenta- tion for exhibitions and publications. You will be based at the Chair for Information Architecture in ETH Science City, which is in close connection with the Simulation Platform Team of the Future Cities Laboratory in Singapore.

We are looking for an individual with an established reputation in the field of architecture, computer science, physics or social science research, as evidenced in a distinguished record of teaching experience, work and publications. Knowledge in the field of programming within an architectural context is of great advantage. The candidate must actively seek to promote excellence in design, interdisciplinary thinking, and cutting edge research. The position requires a PhD along with the ability to provide support and guidance for the PhD researchers at the Chair for Information Architecture. We seek an individual who can contribute to the strategic vision for Urban Information Architecture within the Future City Laboratory in Singapore.

For further information about the position, please contact
Ms. Martina Sehmi<> (no applications)

Please visit our websites in Zu”rich
and Singapore

Applicants are required to submit:
* A curriculum vitae
* Certified copies of academic transcripts
* A one page project proposal for a project within the boundaries of the description above
* Names and contact details of two referees

Applications without all of the above will not be considered. Complete
applications should be submitted online via to:
ETH Zurich
Mr. Hans-Peter Widmer
Human Resources
Turnerstrasse 1
CH-8092 Zurich.

Best regards,

Jan Halatsch

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
Faculty of Architecture

Chair of Information Architecture
Jan Halatsch
Lecturer – Research Scientist

+41 44 633 79 62
+41 76 547 35 87<><>

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