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Research Associate position at the University of Bath (UK)

A Research Associate in Geotechnical Engineering (fixed term) is required, to join the ACHILLES Programme at the University of Bath, UK. The ACHILLES team are exploring the impact of ageing and a changing climate on the performance of infrastructure earthworks. The application is open until the 10th May 2021 (https://www.bath.ac.uk/jobs/Vacancy.aspx?ref=CF8227). This role is on a fixed term basis from 1 July 2021 with an expected end date of 31 December 2022. For informal enquires please contact Dr Kevin Briggs (k.m.briggs@bath.ac.uk).

Postdoctoral Position in Geomechanical Modeling at Northwestern University (USA)

A postdoctoral position on Landslide Geomechanics is available at Northwestern University (Illinois, USA). The selected candidate will join the Geomechanical Modeling group at Northwestern University, working under the supervision of Dr. Giuseppe Buscarnera on a project aimed at explaining the dynamics of landslide initiation and rapid post-failure movement. The position involves a one-year appointment, with the possibility of a contract extension for a second year. Competitive salary, exposure to a dynamic international environment, and opportunities for professional development will be key components of the position.

For all inquiries, please contact Dr. Giuseppe Buscarnera (email: g-buscarnera@northwestern.edu).

More information in the attachment.

Postdoctoral Position in geotechnical earthquake engineering at Université Gustave Eiffel (France)

A postdoctoral  position is open at Université Gustave Eiffel, France. The project will focus on Centrifuge Modelling of soft soil reinforced by rigid inclusions subjected to seismic loading. The post-doctoral researcher will carry out experimental studies on the soil-rigid inclusion-superstructure interaction taking into account several highlighted factors. The experimental study will also provide essential data for numerical modeling.

Application deadline: Open until Filled

For more information of the PhD subject, see the attached PDF file.

Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering at University of Sheffield (UK)

The Department of Civil & Structural Engineering at the University of Sheffield, UK is inviting applications from outstanding candidates for the position of Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering, to help shape our research activity and taught programmes. While applications from all areas of geotechnics – whether numerical or physical – are welcome, we seek a talented individual who can relate their research vision to impact on key challenges such as infrastructure performance/resilience, adaptation of geotechnical systems for an evolving climate, low carbon development/management, decarbonisation of energy production, and integration of digital technologies.

Further information and an application link can be found below:

https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CFB245/lecturer-in-geotechnical-engineering

The closing date for applications is 4th May 2021. Informal enquiries can be made to Elisabeth Bowman, Reader in Geomechanics, at e.bowman@sheffield.ac.uk.

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Offshore Foundation Systems at Durham University (UK)

The Department of Engineering at Durham University (UK) is advertising a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Offshore Foundation Systems position. The postdoctoral researcher will work on a British Council funded project entitled “Floating hybrid renewable energy systems in Turkey”. This project aims to develop a design for hybrid floating wind turbine solar energy foundation systems. The project involves collaboration with the Middle East Technical University and industry partners in Turkey. The postdoctoral researcher will carry out advanced numerical simulations to predict the response of the foundations and the anchorage systems.

The employment contract will be up to 16/02/2023 (about 23 months). The deadline for the application is 22 April 2021. More details can be found at:
https://durham.taleo.net/careersection/du_ext/jobdetail.ftl?job=21000239&tz=GMT%2B00%3A00&tzname=Europe%2FLondon

Numero speciale di ‘Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment’ su ‘Innovative Numerical Methods for Soil Internal Erosion Processes’

La rivista Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment propone un numero speciale sul tema Innovative Numerical Methods for Soil Internal Erosion Processes, curato dai proff. Donatella Sterpi del Politecnico di Milano e Carlo Callari dell’Università del Molise.

– Submission opening on June 1, 2021
– Submission closing on September 30, 2021

Ulteriori informazioni all’indirizzo:
https://www.journals.elsevier.com/geomechanics-for-energy-and-the-environment/call-for-papers/innovative-numerical-methods

Faculty Positions in Geotechnical Engineering at the National University of Singapore

The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering of the National University of Singapore invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions in Geotechnical Engineering, on areas related to Urban Sustainable Development and Climate Change. The candidate should hold a doctorate in civil engineering, preferably with background and experience in, but not limited to, one or more of the following geotechnical domain expertise: underground space, land creation, sustainable geo-materials and coastal resilience. Additional skills and knowledge in data analytics and machine learning will be highly advantageous. Relevant industry experience and professional qualifications (e.g. professional engineer) will be considered favorably. The opening is at the Assistant Professor or Lecturer level. Exceptionally well qualified applicants may be considered at the Associate Professor level.

More information in the attachmeent:
NUS_AdvertisementGeotechnicalEngineeringPositions

Assistant Professor in Offshore Geotechnics (Durham University, UK)

The Department of Engineering at Durham University (UK) is currently undergoing a period of strategic growth and is looking to fill nine new academic posts across a range of specialisations at various academic levels. We welcome applications from outstanding individuals with research and teaching interests in the following area:

Offshore GeotechnicsAssistant Professor grade 7/8

Durham University has demonstrated genuine international research leadership in the areas of geotechnical research and computational mechanics. The Department of Engineering is well equipped with cutting-edge testing facilities for geo-mechanics research, which offers researchers unique opportunities. The Geotechnical Laboratory has advanced element test apparatus for characterisation of cyclic behaviour of soils. Durham University has several High Performance Computing resources, including Hamilton Linux clusters, with about 4800 CPU cores.

Applicants must demonstrate research excellence in the field of offshore geotechnics, with the ability to teach our students to an exceptional standard in a range of topics and to fully engage in the services, citizenship and values of the University. The University provides a working and teaching environment which is inclusive and welcoming and where everyone is treated fairly with dignity and respect. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate these key principles as part of the assessment process.

Start Date: ideally 1 October 2021

Apply link: https://durham.taleo.net/careersection/du_ext/jobdetail.ftl?job=21000267&tz=GMT%2B00%3A00&tzname=Europe%2FLondon

Researcher position at the Gustave Eiffel University (Nantes campus, France)

One position of “Researcher in Geotechnical Engineering: physical and numerical modelling” is available at the Gustave Eiffel University, Nantes campus, France.

The application is open until the 19th March 2021 (https://www.concours.developpement-durable.gouv.fr/charge-e-de-recherche-du-developpement-durable-de-a126.html).

More information in the attached file: position_Gustave_Eiffel_University

Post doctoral position at INERIS (Verneuil-en-Halatte, France)

 

Ineris proposes a post-doctoral position on the understanding and modelling of THMC processes in deep geothermal systems.

The postdoctoral position is offered in the Natural Hazards, Underground structures and storages unit within the Site and Territory Division. The unit activity covers all aspects of risks prevention related to the exploitation and post-exploitation of ground and underground including underground excavations, abandoned mines, salt caverns, deep boreholes, gas underground storage, geothermal systems and rock slopes. The core expertise of the unit is numerical modelling of thermo-hydromechanical and chemical (THMC) coupled processes in geomechanics.

This post-doctoral is expected to begin on 15th March 2021 for 6 months. The application should be submitted in French or in English. It must include a resume (including a list of publications and the names and positions of your former research advisers) and a cover letter. —> Mail to: zady.ouraga@ineris.fr

For more information, please check the document enclosed.

L’Associazione

Il GNIG (Gruppo Nazionale di Ingegneria Geotecnica) si propone di promuovere il coordinamento delle attività di ricerca e di formazione nel Settore Scientifico Disciplinare ICAR07 – 08/B1 ‘Geotecnica’, di curare le relazioni con gli altri Settori Scientifico Disciplinari, con gli Organi di Governo dell’Università e con le Associazioni Scientifiche e Culturali del Settore.

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