Post Doc iTree 2.0

Post Doc iTree 2.0

Published Deadline Location
2 Jun 31 Jul Delft
Post Doc in Strategic Design for Urban Climate Resilience

Job description

iTree 2.0 NL is a ClickNL funded project consisting of 30 partners spanning bio science, data science, local municipalities, design agencies and engineering firms. The project is led by via Dr. Rene van de Velde of TU Delft Faculty of Architecture and Dr. Rebecca Price of the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. The project objective is to develop next-generation metrics and methodologies for urban forestry and climate resilience in Dutch cities. This Post Doc position will work in the 3rd work package. This workpackage aims to synchronize the technical potential of i-Tree as a tool for integrating the cooling performance and growth curves of urban trees to relevant stakeholder needs in urban Dutch environments. As Post Doc, you will work closely with Dr Rebecca Price to lead workpackage three and the delivery of the iTree 2.0 NL project overall. You will also be required do a small amount of teaching in the Master of Strategic Product Design course.  The preferred start date for the postion is 01-10-2022. Your primary duties will be:

  • Preparing, conducting and analysing participatory workshops with consortium and extra-consortium stakeholders;
  • Structuring and managing the speculative design process in partnership with MVRDV (Dutch Architecture firm);
  • Carrying out reporting activities through written and verbal media;
  • Supervising Master thesis students on iTree Work-package themes;
  • Designing and evaluating design prototypes of Workpackage 3 in combination with AMS Institute, MVRDV and Arcadis. 

Specifications

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

Requirements

  • Expertise and knowledge of co-creation (participatory) workshops;
  • Knowledge of speculative design, not necessarily previous application of the methodology required;
  • Demonstration of stakeholder management skills;
  • Demonstration of publication track record via first author and/or second author publications in peer-reviewed journals and conferences;
  • Teaching experience at Bachelor or Master level is valued;
  • Demonstration of knowledge and interest in design for climate adaptation;
  • Demonstration of knowledge and interest in use of data in the design process.

Conditions of employment

Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount on health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged.

For international applicants we offer the Coming to Delft Service and Partner Career Advice to assist you with your relocation. An International Children's Centre offers childcare and there is an international primary school.

Employer

Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology is built on strong foundations. As creators of the world-famous Dutch waterworks and pioneers in biotech, TU Delft is a top international university combining science, engineering and design. It delivers world class results in education, research and innovation to address challenges in the areas of energy, climate, mobility, health and digital society. For generations, our engineers have proven to be entrepreneurial problem-solvers, both in business and in a social context. At TU Delft we embrace diversity and aim to be as inclusive as possible (see our Code of Conduct). Together, we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to have a positive impact on a global scale.

Challenge. Change. Impact! 

Department

Faculty Industrial Design Engineering

Matching the evolution of people with the speed of the revolution of technology. This is the focus of the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering (IDE). Delft designers act as a bridge between advances in technology and the needs of people, organisations and society to create products, services and systems with purpose.

IDE is a leader in design research across the application areas of mobility, sustainability and health, as well as its development of design tools and methods. A 350-strong research team and over 2,000 students work together in our inspiring hall, labs and studios.

In close cooperation with industry, the public sector and NGOs we rehearse possible futures in research and education to design for a complex future.

Click here to go to the website of the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering.

Additional information

For more information about this vacancy, please contact Dr. Rebecca Price (Assistant Professor) via email: r.a.price@tudelft.nl 

Specifications

  • Postdoc
  • Behaviour and society
  • €2846—€4490 per month
  • University graduate
  • TUD02369

Employer

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

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Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD, Delft

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Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply before 1/8/2022 via the application button and upload your motivation and CV.

  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.
  • A pre-Employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

Application procedure

Application procedure

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply before 1/8/2022 via the application button and upload your motivation and CV.

  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.
  • A pre-Employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

Make sure to apply no later than 31 Jul 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).