Research Fellow, Department of The Built Environment

12 Apr 2022
End of advertisement period
11 Jul 2022
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities

At Building Robotics Laboratory, we develop state-of-the-art sensing, learning and control systems for energy efficient, human-centered, comfortable and healthy environments. Building Robotics lab focuses on the development of new tools, evaluation protocols and technologies; the processes of design, management and procurement are also developed and examined through actual implementation of systems in real buildings on NUS campus and beyond.

We are looking for a Building Performance Specialist to join our growing team. As a building performance specialist in Building Robotics lab, you will have the opportunity to work on different parts of developing advanced building facades and cooling systems and smart robots. The candidate should be able to extract relevant standards (ASHRAE/WELL) information to the product design and communicate them effectively with the engineering team. We are particularly seeking individuals who are familiar with or are interested to learn about smart building (systems automation and controls) and are able to undertake sophisticated system development works. If qualified for admission, the candidate may opt to pursue a higher degree on relevant subjects. The position offers excellent career opportunities for upcoming engineers in a very fast-growing sector of smart, efficient and human-centered buildings, an area of great importance to the society.


Qualifications & Skills Requirement

  • M.Sc./Ph.D. in Building Science related fields, knowledge of Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) factors and relevant standards, familiarity with personalized environmental design and control.
  • Able to multi-task and work independently
  • Team player with good communication and interpersonal skills

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presences are required.

In accordance with Singapore's legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able to work on the NUS premises with effect from 15 January 2022. As such, job applicants will need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: College of Design and Engineering
Department: The Built Environment
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 13942