Teaching Assistant

Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (TU/e) zoekt een:

The Department of the Built Environment at the Technical University of Eindhoven is looking for a passionate Computational Design Specialist to support education and teaching activities within the department. You will collaborate with the Chair Architectural Design and Engineering, the Unit of Structural Engineering, and Design and Information Systems in the Department of the Built Environment.

The Computational Specialist will provide teaching support, technical guidance and training to designated courses and student groups, support design studios, seminars and other courses. Core responsibilities are anchored exclusively around teaching, advising and training students in computational approaches, hands-on tutorials as well as helping with the building up of tutorial content for a computational training platform.

At TU/e we encourage a creative and innovative approach towards teaching. Strong communication skills are key with this undertaking as is an eagerness to learn and extend existing skills.

We are looking for a colleague who likes to contribute to education and to the direct development of students by a practice teaching methodology. Therefor you need to have a proven computational design experience in an academic or professional setting and be able to clearly articulate computational strategies in an understandable manner for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Necessary skills

  • Robotic Control, experience in robotic manipulation (KUKA, ABB)
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of 3D modelling software Rhino
  • Visual programming software Grasshopper 3D with correlated plugins
    Knowledge of Karamba or parametric structural optimization plugins)


  • C#, Python is a plus.

More information
Do you recognize yourself in this profile and would you like to know more? Please contact Cristina Nan, Assistant Professor, i.c.nan@tue.nl.

Please send a cover in which you describe your (teaching) motivation and qualifications for the position, cv and portfolio with selected works, highlighting knowledge and complex use of Rhino + Grasshopper, mentioning ‘Teaching Assistant (Robotic/Computational Specialist) as a reference, to HRadviceBE@tue.nl.