job opening at Integrated Design Lab University of Idaho

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Our lab has an opening for a simulation specialist, see the description
below. Please direct informal questions about this position to
gunnarg at


Dr. Ery Djunaedy

The University of Idaho, Integrated Design Lab (UI-IDL) in Boise, Idaho
has an excellent opportunity for an Architectural Simulation Specialist
to work in a dynamic academic research and professional outreach setting
committed to reducing energy use in buildings while supporting high
quality design and ensuring exceptional levels of human comfort. The
UI-IDL conducts research and outreach projects in areas of energy
efficiency and human factors related to the design and operation of
daylighting, passive and hybrid cooling, and alternative heating and
ventilating systems. Results from research activities feed into
professional collaborations with architects and engineers on new
construction projects and major renovations providing a living
laboratory for the application of new strategies. Research feeds
practice, practice feeds research, and both mesh with education and

The Architectural Simulation Specialist will lead variety of building
performance simulations including but not limited to solar, daylight,
and energy/thermal aspects of the built environment. The incumbent will
both lead small projects and work under and coordinate with major
project managers; collaborate with external design teams on performance
analysis; organize and coordinate efforts of Temporary Hourly (Irregular
Help) and student researchers; prepare manuscripts, reports and
presentations to disseminate research results.

The UI-IDL is a member of the Pacific Northwest University Lab Network,
a semi-formal collaborative relationship held between the Boise lab and
labs at the University of Oregon in Eugene and Portland, the University
of Washington in Seattle, Washington State University in Spokane, and
Montana State University in Bozeman. []

Boise is a growing city in a high desert climate with excellent
proximity to outdoor activities. It is just a few hours drive to world
class skiing and a few pedals from world class mountain biking. Boise
was recently ranked by Money Magazine as one of the top ten Best Places
to Live in the US. Boiseans enjoy four distinct seasons with hot-dry
summers and mild winters, an historic pedestrian-friendly downtown, high
quality of life and relatively low cost of housing. Centrally located
within the Western United States, Boise is just a quick hop from several
cities including Seattle, Portland, Salt Lake City, Spokane, Las Vegas,
San Francisco, and Denver. Both positions boast competitive
compensation (see job announcements) and significant latitude to pursue
specialized research in your area of interest and expertise related to
energy use in buildings.

For more information please visit the University of Idaho HR web site below:

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