PhD position “Re-engineering informal construction through circular practices and models”

ETH Zürich - Zurich, Switzerland

apply before June 30, 2023

Tasks: Research

Topics: Circularity, Community Engagement, Innovative Constructions

Type: Full-time

Experience required:

Language: English is sufficient

This PhD position on circular practices in informal construction is at the Chair of Circular Engineering for Architecture (CEA) at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, and will be conducted in coordination with the Housing unit (School of Built Environment and Development Studies), at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. We are seeking a highly motivated and qualified PhD researcher to join our team working on developing material passports for low-income economies in the context of re-engineering informal construction through circular practices and models. You will be responsible for conducting research and developing methodologies for the creation and implementation of material passports in South African vulnerable communities.

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