Research Assistant in Virtual Reality, Aalborg University, Denmark

    Research Assistant in Virtual Reality, Aalborg University, Denmark

    Research Assistant in Virtual Reality applied to realistic architectural visualization, at the Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark

    Deadline to Apply

    May 28, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    PositionResearch Assistant
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research AreaVirtual Reality
    ScholarshipAccording to standard norms
    WorkplaceTechnical Faculty of IT and Design
    Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology
    Aalborg University
    Contract Period1 Year
    Starting dateAug 01, 2021


    The required level of qualifications is at master level. The applicant must have documented experience in developing VR applications (Unity and/or Unreal) and general computer graphics background.


    Furthermore, training in experimental design and user studies will be a significant advantage.


    The position will involve developing Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality applications for Dead-Mounted Display. The application domain will primarily be architectural visualization.
    The research will focus on exploring how scale perception is affected by visual realism, locomotion strategies, visualization of user body, etc. The work will be done in an interdisciplinary research environment spanning experts in both VR and architecture.
    The position will involve teaching activities in the area of computer graphics.

    How to Apply?

    The applications are only to be submitted online by using the “Apply online” button above.

    Documents Required

    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
    • Copy of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and, if any, PhD) On request you could be asked for an official English translation.
    • Scientific qualifications. 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

    About the project/department

    The Department of Architecture, Design, and Media Technology has as its goal the development of an innovative cluster of engineering-based environments for education and research which integrate creativity, engineering and technology within the disciplines of architecture, urban design, industrial design, digital design and interactive media. The department is a leading research and educational environment in Denmark that addresses the challenge of the interplay between creativity and technology, and develops new areas in research and education directed towards the end-user.


    Appointment to Research Assistant may be for a period of up to three years. Reappointment may be made, but a Research Assistant can only be appointed to Research Assistant for a period of maximum three years. Further information regarding guidelines, ministerial circular in force 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.


    Professor Thomas B. Moeslund
    Tel: 9940 8787

    Official advertisement


    Post expires at 8:59am on Saturday May 29th, 2021 (GMT+9)