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Postdoc fellow Position in digital building technology for Sustainable Buildings at KTH, Sweden 2022


Postdoc fellow Position in digital building technology for Sustainable Buildings is available for doctoral degree candidates in building Technology, machine learning at School of Architecture and Built Environment, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden 2022

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General Info

Position: Postdoc
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 2 Years
Salary: According to standard norms

School of Architecture and Built Environment

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden


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Qualification Details

  • A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, This eligibility requirement must be met no later than the time the employment decision is made.
  •  Track record of publications in Building Information Modeling (BIM), parametric design, (visual) programming.
  • Proven programming skills and proficiency in the use of current state-of-the-art programming environments for Python, Java, C# etc. that can be used for developing automated digital workflows and applications in machine learning.
  • Proven skills in using energy simulation environment, such as IDA, Trnsys, Dymola, or Modelica, etc
  • Proficiency in English, both spoken and written, to communicate on a daily basis .

Preferred qualifications

  • Knowledge and skills in applying digital tools, robotics and cutting edge sensor technology.
  • Knowledge and skills in machine learning
  • Experience in ontology based programming
  • A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, obtained within the last three years prior to the application deadline.

Good analytic and project management skills and ability to work independently to deliver projects and that you show good skills to cooperate with the industry as well as in academia.

As a person we would like to see that you are aware about diversity- and equality issues, with particular focus on gender equality.

Great emphasis will be placed on personal competency.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The main task for the position will be to participate in the department's research on digital building technology. Together with an employed postdoctoral fellow at the Division of Constructional Engineering and Design, this position will be involved in driving the development towards automated processes for capturing, sharing and analyzing structured data for buildings, such as using automated methods and APIs to capture sensor data, user data and web data and by using machine learning and AI for analysis, decision support and control from the early stages of design as well as in production and in management.

Additionally, you will also be expected to perform up to 20% of full-time the department duties i.e., teaching, supporting PhD students, supervision of thesis students, etc.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: A-2022-0342

Application Procedure

Basic documents required for the application

About the Employer:

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  • A position at a leading technical university that generates knowledge and skills for a sustainable future
  • Engaged and ambitious colleagues along with a creative, international and dynamic working environment
  • Works in Stockholm, in close proximity to nature
  • Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH
  • The division of Sustainable Buildings provides a strong research environment concerning the built environment and cooperation with world leading researchers in the field.

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About the employment

The position offered is for, at the most, two years.

A position as a postdoctoral fellow is a time-limited qualified appointment focusing mainly on research, intended as a first career step after a dissertation.


Striving towards gender equality, diversity and equal conditions is both a question of quality for KTH and a given part of our values.

For information about processing of personal data in the recruitment process please read here.

We firmly decline all contact with staffing and recruitment agencies and job ad salespersons. Disclaimer: In case of discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English translation of the job announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.

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