APPLY UNTIL 23.February 2024 / structure and design / Department of Design announces an open PhD position in architectural design and methods in AI.

Start date/duration: as soon as possible, for 4 years.

Extent of employment:

  • 20 hours per week; will be increased to 30 hours per week once the dissertation agreement has been signed

Job Description:

Main responsibilities:

  • dissertation work in the field of Structure and Design / Digital Design Methods and AI in Architecture
  • teaching courses to architecture students upon request
  • participation in teaching and supervision of final theses
  • contribution to the preparation of teaching outcomes for exhibitions and publications
  • attendance at conferences and further training
  • administrative tasks

Required qualifications:

  • completed diploma or master’s degree in architecture
  • excellent skills in architectural design, conceptual design thinking, and digital design strategies
  • extensive understanding of the interplay between design, structure, and materialization
  • in-depth knowledge of architectural discourse
  • prior knowledge in the field of digital modeling, data-based modeling, and machine learning is desirable
  • applicants‘ competencies must be clearly demonstrated through a very detailed design portfolio provided via download link

excellent English language skills are a must; strong teamwork and communication skills and a great interest in collaborating with students; written considerations on a dissertation project (in the areas of Digital Design Methods and AI in Architecture) should be included; applicants with international teaching and/or professional experience are preferred; social competence, strong teamwork and communication skills, and a great interest in collaborating with students.


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