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Research Assistant Professor

Post Date:

July 24, 2017


University of Idaho


Boise, ID


Research Assistant Professor
College of Art & Architecture
University of Idaho

Location: Boise

Pay Range: $52,000 - $60,000 annually

This position supports the Integrated Design Lab, the Architecture Program and the University of Idaho College of Art and Architecture in Boise.

The position requires a researcher who is enthusiastic about high performance buildings, technically savvy, loves working with students, has a strong desire to work collaboratively, and is determined to make a difference in the world. Appointments to begin August 12, 2017.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: B.S. or B.A. degree, plus 4 or more years of experience in a research discipline or closely related field. 


A terminal degree in a field related to the work at IDL .

Experience: writing reports or materials; compiling and analyzing data and drawing conclusions; using software or spreadsheet software to perform analysis; interpreting and communicating (orally and in writing) material to a diverse target audience.

Working knowledge of: research methods; principles of statistics, sampling theory and probability theory.

(Note: some positions may require a valid driver’s license, an ability to operate a vehicle, and/or a capacity to conduct field research)

Preferred Qualifications:

• Ph.D. degree in a field related to the work at IDL .

• Experience in a Lab consistent with Building Science programs at Universities with Masters of Architecture programs.

• Demonstrated ability to secure external grants and contracts.

• Experience with originating, developing, directing research programs.

• Ability to establish collaborative and cooperative scientific relationships.

• Demonstrated ability to provide technical assistance in any of the following: climate, loads, daylight, electric light, and HVAC systems analysis.

• Experience with the integrated building analysis across categories: climate, loads, occupancy patterns and systems.

• Database development and use.

• Programming.

• Use of data logging and data acquisition systems.

• Ability to conduct comparative analysis of building design alternatives.

• Experience in a professional architectural or engineering office.

• Fabrication skills in metal and wood.

• Competency with High Dynamic Range Digital Photography.

• High level competency with DOE2, EnergyPlus, and Open Studio.

• Experience with Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeling.

• Experience with building and site evaluation in a Wind Tunnel.

Closing Date: 8/17/2017

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