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Assistant/Associate Professor position in Hydraulic & Geotechnical Engineering at Shandong University, China

The School of Civil Engineering of Shandong University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant/associate professor position in Hydraulic & Geotechnical Engineering. Applicants in all areas of engineering relevant to the field of Hydraulic Engineering and Geotechnical Engineering are welcome. Representative research areas includes: multi-phase flow in porous media, stability and safety evaluation of hydraulic/geotechnical structures, micromechanics of geomaterials, atmosphere-plant-soil interactions, etc. All candidates with a PhD degree and advanced experience in experimental, field, computational, or a combination of these capabilities will be considered. The position will be affiliated with the Department of Hydraulic Engineering of the School of Civil Engineering of Shandong University.

Shandong University, under the direct jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education, is a leading university in China with a membership of Project 985. It ranks 151-200 in the world according to ARWU world university ranking 2020.

Successful candidates will be offered a competitive salary and a starting research fund. On-campus accommodation (3-4 bedrooms) will also be provided at a preferential price.

Please submit a C.V. including two academic reference letters to Prof. Ji-Peng Wang: ji-peng.wang@sdu.edu.cn . After a review of the background of the candidates by the research committee, formal applications to the university will be invited. The position is open until it is filled.

Associate professor / Professor position in Geotechnical Engineering at the University of Liège (Belgium)

The School of Engineering is seeking candidates to a full-time academic position (Associate Professor/Professor) in the field of Geotechnical Engineering.

The new academic will be affiliated with the Department of Architectural, Geological, Environmental and Civil Engineering of the School of Engineering and Computer Science of the University of Liège (Belgium).

The appointee will contribute to the research activities in the field of geotechnical engineering. The rapid development of renewable energy production and the increasing use of the underground generate a growing need in geotechnical engineering to design new solutions and to study complex processes, with underground-infrastructure interactions, multi-physics processes, human impacts and integration in BIM models. Geotechnical engineering is therefore facing new challenges related to the resilience and the sustainability of geostructures. Research program for developing new experimental techniques and strategies, or cutting-edge numerical tools applied to civil/geological engineering problems are welcome.

Applications from candidates with a strong research background in civil engineering, or a cognate subject, are expected. The Department aims for a professor with the capacities and desire to develop a fundamental research programme of international standing.

See attached file (link) for details. For any further questions, please contact Prof. Frédéric Collin.

Application deadline: 15 February 2021

Assistant or Associate Professor – Civil and Environmental Engineering (Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada)

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada) invites applications from qualified candidates for a preliminary tenure‐track appointment in Engineering and Northern Development at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning July 1, 2021.

The candidate will be expected to have technical capacities to engage in research supporting the convergent problems of resource industry sustainability, northern development, and resilient infrastructure for northern communities in a changing climate. In‐line with the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, training of indigenous students and professionals, and respectfully interacting with northern communities to increase Northern Canada’s technical knowledge base will be an important component of this position.

The research focus should complement existing strengths in the department. Research areas may include but are not limited to: buildings, transportation corridors, and other infrastructure in zones of climate‐ driven permafrost thaw; mine site reclamation; soft soil engineering; and water‐permafrost‐infrastructure interactions. Expertise in monitoring soils and infrastructure in the field would be desirable. Experience and/or a strong interest in working in Northern Canada and with Indigenous communities would be an asset.

We encourage applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in Engineering and/or with experience in mentoring students from such groups.

https://carleton.ca/provost/2020/assistant-professor-civil-and-environmental-engineering-engineering-and-northern-development/

Assistant professor position in Geotechnical Engineering at the University of Texas (USA)

The University of Texas at Austin (USA), Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Geotechnical Engineering. The Department seeks applicants in all areas of engineering relevant to the field of Geotechnical Engineering with representative examples including: In-situ soil and rock characterization, geotechnics of natural hazards, urban geotechnics, spatial geotechnical variability, deformation-based geotechnical analyses, underground development, energy geotechnics, and rock engineering for urban infrastructure. All candidates with advanced experience in experimental, field, computational, or a combination of these geotechnical capabilities will be considered.

Review of applications will begin on 15 November 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

See attached file for details.

PhD and Postdoc positions in Infrastructure Geotechnics at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

The Geotechnics research group in Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, is looking for PhD students and  Postdoctoral Researchers in Infrastructure Geotechnics (max. two positions each). The applicants are expected to be passionate about introducing/developing the state-of-the-art of modelling and testing of coupled processes (thermo-hydro-mechanical) into geotechnical engineering. The current research projects in infrastructure geotechnics include application of deep mixing under road and railway embankments and bottom support of excavations, as well as modelling natural and man-made slopes etc. These are problems where the coupling of mechanical, hydraulic and thermal response, as well as soil-structure interaction, is important. The applicants are expected to engage with industry, to create innovative solutions for major stakeholders. In parallel with research,  the applicants are expected to contribute to teaching at undergraduate or Masters level (typically max. 10%-20% of their time), with focus on Geotechnical Engineering. The positions are temporary research positions (4-5 years for PhD, 2 years for Postdoc), fully funded by external research projects.

More information on the positions and how to apply:
PhD student positions in Infrastructure Geotechnics:
https://www.chalmers.se/en/about-chalmers/Working-at-Chalmers/Vacancies/Pages/default.aspx?rmpage=job&rmjob=8541
Postdoc positions in Infrastructure Geotechnics:
https://www.chalmers.se/sv/om-chalmers/Arbeta-pa-Chalmers/lediga-tjanster/Sidor/default.aspx?rmpage=job&rmjob=p8542

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer or Reader in Ground Engineering, Engineering Geology or Geotechnics – University of Glasgow (UK)

University of Glasgow (UK), James Watt School of Engineering

Applications for the post are welcome in any research areas in ground engineering, engineering geology or geotechnics including but not limited to sustainable and novel geomaterials, smart infrastructure, and the applications of geology and geotechnics to problems in renewable energy and sustainability that complement the existing strengths within the School. The post-holder will develop, lead and sustain research of international standard in Engineering and contribute to teaching, assessment, project supervision and curriculum design at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and participate in School management and organisation.

The post is permanent and full-time.

Closing date for applications: 30 April 2020

More information at:
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BZO780/lecturer-senior-lecturer-or-reader-in-ground-engineering-engineering-geology-or-geotechnics

2 Assistant Professor positions at University of Twente (Netherlands)

Applications are welcomed for two Assistant Professor positions of Computational Multiscale Mechanics and Geomechanics at University of Twente (Netherlands).

Focus of the first position is on the development of advanced open-source computational tools for the investigation of particulate materials. The second position is dedicated to the multiscale and multiphase modelling of soils, for material characterisation, prediction, improvement.

For more information follow the links below:
– Computational Multiscale Mechanics (deadline 1 April 2020):
https://www.utwente.nl/en/organization/careers/!/1110934/assistant-professor-computational-multiscale-mechanics
– Geomechanics (deadline 15 April 2020):
https://www.utwente.nl/en/organization/careers/!/1127291/assistant-professor-geomechanics

Faculty position at Polytechnique Montréal (Canada)

Polytechnique Montréal (Canada) is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position in geotechnical engineering. Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

– frozen ground engineering

– transportation geotechnics

– unsaturated soil mechanics

– energy foundations

Closing Date:  April 2, 2020

Full description of the position and the required documents for the application can be found at: https://www.polymtl.ca/carriere/en/offres-demploi/civil-engineering-professor-nordic-geotechnical-engineering-transportation-geotechnics-unsaturated

Professor of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Division IV – Natural and Built Environment, the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Department of Civil Engineering, Geo­ and Environmental Sciences (Germany) invites applications for the position of Professor (W3) of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. This position to be appointed at the earliest possible date and is associated with membership of the Board of Directors of the “Institute for Soil Mechanics and Rock Mechanics”.

We are looking for a personality who represents the entire scope of “Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering” with enthusiasm and innovative power. You further develop this field on new and approved methods and fundamental and application-oriented research, and you assume responsibility in research and education by relying on your excellent didactic skills, scientific achievements – proven by relevant publications – and your expertise in creatively combining fundamental principles, numerical description, experimental research and engineering application. A well-equipped laboratory is at your disposal.

Deadline: March 1st, 2020

More information in the attachment: Professor position 2020 – KIT

Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

The Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Division of Geology and Geotechnics at Chalmers is looking for an Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering who is passionate about pushing the state-of-the-art of modelling coupled processes (thermo-hydro-chemo-mechanical) into geotechnical engineering applications. You will join a diverse gender-balanced research group with ambition to become internationally leading in Geotechnical Engineering with focus on natural geomaterials.

As Associate Professor or Senior Lecturer, you will contribute to teaching and development of the educational portfolio both at undergraduate and Masters levels, as well as providing education as part of Continuous Professional Development to the industry. In parallel, you will conduct your brand of research independently.

Details and how to apply: https://www.chalmers.se/en/about-chalmers/Working-at-Chalmers/Vacancies/Pages/default.aspx?rmpage=job&rmjob=7620

Application deadline: 11 August, 2019

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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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