Hiring an Architectural Research Assistant

We are hiring at HKU, Department of Architecture.

We are looking for a dedicated Architect to co-lead the Research Project “Asymptotic Building Envelope” in the coming two years.

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in Architecture or related design-based Discipline, with a strong understanding of Structural Design, Materials and Building Technology. They should be proficient in using computational design and fabrication/prototyping and have experience in using Rhino and Grasshopper, and have evidence of experience in architectural practice and design-buit projects. Fluency in English is required and proficiency in Cantonese would be advantageous. The appointee will work closely with Dr. Eike Schling and his students for the project “Asymptotic Building Envelope – Simplifying the fabrication and assembly of free-form construction” and other teaching and research projects. He/She will perform academic and research-based duties, including computational model-development, prototyping and prototype construction coordination, and assist in teaching courses and studios related to the topic. 

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Enquiries and applications should be sent to Dr. Eike Schling at schling@hku.hk
The hiring process is continuous and the position will be filled as soon as possible.

About eikeschling

Dr.-Ing. | Architect BYAK Assistant Professor in Architectural Structures The University of Hong Kong

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