RWTH Aachen - Institute of Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Building E3D
The research priorities of the Institute of Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Building E3D are related to building performance simulation and district energy performance simulation, the development of numerical models, Building Information Modeling (BIM), modeling and simulation of building physics processes, energy monitoring as well as research in the field of occupant behavior and thermal ergonomics including physiology and sensor development. The institute consists of an interdisciplinary research team and offers fundamental and industry-oriented research, international contacts and a modern working environment with unique research and testing facilities.
Working on projects in the fields of thermal ergonomics, simulation of human thermal physiology, modeling in the field of thermal comfort, assessment of indoor climate conditions by means of experiments with test subjects, statistical evaluations of surveys, building control engineering
Collaboration with international scientists from different disciplines
Presentation and publication of research results at international conferences and in international journals
Participation in teaching and institute operation
University degree (Master or equivalent) in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), medical engineering or comparable disciplines
Knowledge required in one or more of the following areas: thermal ergonomics, human thermal physiology, thermal comfort (building, vehicle, aircraft, etc.), indoor climate, control engineering, numerical simulation (indoor air flows and air quality, heat and mass transfer processes, causal or acausal modeling languages such as Modelica, etc.), sensor technology, statistical methods for experimental evaluation
Very good German and English skills
Ability to work in interdisciplinary teams and to take responsibility
Willingness to travel
Interest in further scientific qualification (Ph.D.)
The position is for two years and is to be filled as soon as possible. A continuation of the position of at least one year is intended. This is a full-time position.
The successful candidate has the opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree.
The salary corresponds to level EG 13 TV-L.
RWTH Aachen University is certified as a "Family-Friendly University". We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled persons and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH Aachen University. The principles of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit.
Please send your application by February 28, 2019 to
Lehrstuhl für Energieeffizientes Bauen E3D
z.H. Herr Dr. Frisch
You can also send your application via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, however, that communication via unencrypted e-mail poses a threat to confidentiality as it is potentially vulnerable to unauthorized access by third parties.