25/02/2021

Experienced researcher (R2) - 3D City Modeling

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski - GATE institute - Big Data for Smart Society
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer science
    Engineering
    Information science
    Mathematics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    26/03/2021 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Bulgaria › Sofia
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Negotiable
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    GATEERCM2

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The GATE Institute is seeking to appoint Researchers in 3D City Modeling, Analysis and Simulation, who will be intricately involved in the GATE City Digital Twin project. It is a large interdisciplinary flagship project aims at developing a digital twin platform for designing, testing, applying and servicing the entire lifecycle of the built environment. This ambitious research project will be developed for the first time in Bulgaria. Crucial to its success is the building of semantically enriched 3D model of a city and the further development of the underlying scientific methods and technologies to facilitate the simulation and analysis of city scenarios (urban planning and design, infrastructure development, buildings’ energy performance, air and noise pollution, etc.). Specific semantics will be developed that address city-scale simulation requirements. This may include the development of new or contributions to emerging Application Domain Extensions for CityGML, meaningful integration of data from heterogeneous sources and semantically enrichment with additional data (e.g., social data), design and implementation of relational (i.e., PostGIS) or a graph database (i.e., Neo4j) to store and import/export geospatial data.

We are looking for junior and experienced researchers to build a multidisciplinary team that will go beyond to development of digital replicas and visualizations. The team with a diverse and flexible skillset should explore the full potential of integration of data from all stages of urban development and solving complex problems in urban modelling, simulation, analysis and visualization.

Experienced researcher (R2) - 3D City Modeling

Responsibilities

• Develop new methods and automated solutions for the integration and 3D visualization of data (including geo-spatial and spatial-temporal data) originated from multiple distributed sources (cadastral data, satellite images, point clouds);

• Develop 3D models that combine geometric details, rich semantics and spatial relationships;

• Contribute to development of ontology-based definitions and standard’s extensions;

• Proposes appropriate (and innovative) data ingestion, preparation, integration and enrichment techniques, optimally addressing data quality requirements;

• Keep up-to-date with latest technology trends and relevant technical standards, such as Resource Description Framework (RDF), CityGML, CityJSON;

• Scientific paper writing;

• Engage in appropriate training and development opportunities.

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Benefits

  • You will join and collaborate within a team of researchers, but will have the freedom to conduct research in any area within the scope and priorities of GATE, creating new visions for the future;

  • You will be provided with numerous opportunities for learning, knowledge exchange and career development, locally and internationally;

  • Your research will be supported by an advanced research infrastructure, comprising of the GATE platform and Open Innovation Labs;

  • You will have a flexible work schedule and, upon the move to the new premises of GATE – modern and appealing work environment, stirring up creativity and productivity;

  • You will be provided with competitive working conditions and salary commensurate with your skills and experience.

Selection process

To apply for these positions, please send to career@gate-ai.eu:

  • A CV detailing previous employments and qualifications.

  • A Personal letter of 1-2 pages where you:

    • Introduce yourself

    • Describe your past participation in research and main research results

    • Describe your future goals and future research focus.

  • Copies of diplomas for completed education.

  • Copies of other diplomas and certificates of qualification.

  • Copies of documents certifying past work experience in the relevant field.

 

 Interviews with the selected applicants will be held online. 

 

Additional comments

 

By applying for these positions, you voluntarily provide your personal data and consent to be processed for the purpose of recruitment and selection of personnel. The processing of your personal data shall be carried out in accordance with the requirements of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation), the Personal Data Protection Law and related legal acts in Bulgaria.

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

Essential

• A PhD Degree in computer science, geoinformatics/geomatics, engineering, or in a related discipline or a Master’s Degree plus a minimum of 4 years industry-based relevant research experience;

• Experience in 3D modelling and semantic 3D data enrichment;

• Scripting and programming skills using Python, Java, C++, Scala, R, or other and parsing JSON, XML, CSV, and fixed-width data formats;

• Experience with GIS and 3D standards such as CityGML, CityJSON, IFC;

• Experience with GIS software tools and platforms, including but not limited to ArcGIS, AutoCAD, PostGIS, FME, Cesium ion, CesiumJS and/or QGIS.

• Solid oral/written communication and presentation skills in order to explain the outcome of research (and value thereof) to coworkers and peers.

• Ability to prioritize tasks and work on multiple assignments, and a deep desire to find ways to create value and deliver results.

• Fluent English is a must.

 

Experience with one or more of the following

• Experience in data management disciplines including data acquisition, integration, modeling, clearing, optimization, storing and data quality.

• Experience in database development (relational databases, graph databases, etc.) is a plus.

 

Work location(s)
2 position(s) available at
Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski - GATE Institute Big Data for Smart Society
Bulgaria
Sofia
125 Tsarigradsko shose Blvd., Block 2

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