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2022-224-04618 One or more Postdoc in Life Cycle Assessment of Buildings

At the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Department of the Built Environment a position as postdoc in Life Cycle Assessment of Buildings is open for appointment from September 1<sup>st</sup> 2022 or soon hereafter and for a period of four years.

Job description

Research areas will be within life cycle assessment and other sustainability assessments of building materials, buildings and the built environment.

You will be part of a research team that works with the development of tools and methods for assessing the environmental sustainability within the built environment. The research group has a strong focus on life cycle assessments, circular economy and assessment of the sustainability of buildings. You will work on the following topics:

  • Development of tools for various design phases (and detail levels) of buildings and the built environment
  • Life cycle assessment of buildings and the built environment
  • Development of methods and tools for assessing environmental impacts of the built environment
  • Environmental and sustainability assessment within the built environment
  • Circular economy within the built environment

Teaching will primarily be in sustainability assessment and life cycle assessment of buildings and the built environment, but also in other study programs at the University.

You may obtain further professional information from Head of Research Group, Harpa Birgisdottir by mail or phone (+45) 9940 2204.

Qualification requirements: 

Appointment as Postdoc presupposes scientific qualifications at PhD–level or similar scientific qualifications. The research potential of each applicant will be emphasized in the overall assessment. Appointment as a Postdoc cannot exceed a period of four years in total at Aalborg University.

The application must contain the following:

  • A motivated text wherein the reasons for applying, qualifications in relation to the position, and intentions and visions for the position are stated.
  • A current curriculum vitae.
  • Copies of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and PhD). On request you could be asked for an official English translation.
  • Scientific qualifications. A complete list of publications must be attached with an indication of the works the applicant wishes to be considered. You may attach up to 5 publications.
  • Dissemination qualifications, including participation on committees or boards, participation in organisations and the like.
  • Additional qualifications in relation to the position. References/recommendations.
  • Personal data.

The applications are only to be submitted online by using the "Apply online" button below.

Shortlisting will be applied. This means that subsequent to the deadline for applications the head of department supported by the chair of the assessment committee will select candidates for assessment. All applicants will be informed whether they will be assessed or not.

AAU wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background or belief.

For further information concerning the application procedure please contact Camilla Bjerregaard Bock or phone (+45) 9940 9582.

Information regarding guidelines, ministerial circular in force, teaching portfolio and procedures can be seen here 



Employment is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities (the Appointment Order) and the Ministry of Finance's current Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities. Employment and salary are in accordance with the collective agreement for state-employed academics.   

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