UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering


We're hiring: Research Fellow in Digital Building Twins

22 March 2022

The UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering has an exciting opportunity for a Research Fellow in Digital Building Twins.

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Reference: 1883260
UCL Department / Division: Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources
Institute: Environmental Design and Engineering
Location of position: London
Grades: 7
Hours: Full Time
Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £36,770 - £44,388 per annum
Closing Date: 4 April 2022
Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59
Interview date: TBC

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 the European Commission Horizon 2020 project, named COGITO (Construction-phase digital Twin mOdel). This is an opportunity to join an international multi-disciplinary project and contribute to the development of a software platform for the management and data integration of BIM and IoT data.

The successful applicant will support the COGITO project scientific manager to deliver the integrated software tool. The successful applicant will work closely with other members of the project towards the extracting requirements that can lead to the design of the platform and specification of the overall software architecture.

This post is available immediately 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 data and information modelling and, in particular, good knowledge of BIM and IoT technologies and protocols. Additionally the ideal candidate should have prior experience working in international multi-partner and multi-disciplinary projects.

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.

Closing date: Monday 4 April, 23:59 (UK time)

Interview date: TBC

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

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