UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering


We're hiring: Research Fellow in BIM Platforms and Data Integration

9 July 2020

The Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering is seeking a research fellow/computer scientist to take part in a new European Commission Horizon 2020 project.

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Duties and Responsibilities

The UCL Institute for Environmental Design & Engineering (UCL IEDE) delivers world-leading research, teaching and enterprise towards a goal of making our buildings, towns and cities better places in which to live, with a focus on health, human well-being, productivity, energy use and climate change.

We are seeking a research fellow/computer scientist to take part in a new European Commission Horizon 2020 project, named BIMERR (BIM-based holistic tools for energy-driven Renovation of existing Residences). This is an opportunity to join an international multi-disciplinary project and contribute to the development of a software platform for the management and versioning of Building Information Models.

The successful candidate will specify, design the software architecture, and implement a Building Information Modelling platform in support of the information management processes and data flows of the project. The candidate will work closely with other members of the project towards the integration of the BIM platform to the overall software architecture.

This post is available from September 1st, 2020 and is funded for 12 months in the first instance, further funding to support the post may be available.

Key Requirements

The ideal candidate has excellent knowledge and expertise in enterprise software development technologies and good knowledge of cloud-deployment and containerisation tools. The candidate should have solid knowledge (to development level) of STEP and the EXPRESS modelling language, as well as, detailed knowledge of the openBIM standards (IFC) and related technologies (Model View Definitions, ifcDoc).

Further Details

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact: bseer-recruitment@ucl.ac.uk

If you have specific questions about the role please contact Dr Dimitrios Rovas

To view the full job description please go to the UCL vacancy page.

Closing date

Thursday 23rd July, 23:59

Interview date


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