Department of Mechanics: Vacancies

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Academic positions

3 Lecturers and 3 Professors in Civil Engineering
Description: The University of Dundee is currently looking for staff at Lecturer and Professorial level in Civil Engineering, as part of a programme of expansion. There are three of each post available and these can be held in any area of Civil Engineering. We would be particularly keen for strong candidates in geotechnical engineering to apply.
Contact: Further information and details of how to apply can be found at For informal enquiries of a geotechnical nature, please contact; general enquiries should be directed to the Head of Department, Professor Ping Dong .
The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Imperial College London is seeking to make 7 new academic appointments. The appointments can be at any level ranging from Lecturer to Professor and can be in any area of Civil Engineering.
Applicants are encouraged to visit the Department’s website to appreciate current capabilities. Appointees will be expected to contribute to teaching on MEng and, where appropriate, MSc courses as well as develop and lead research programmes. Applicants will have a PhD (or equivalent) and a track record of very high quality research, demonstrated by recent exceptional publications in internationally leading journals. Applicants will be expected to submit their 4 best journal papers published since January 2008.
Gross salary of 30.000 CZK per month (plus bonuses for publications in refereed journals)
Requirements: Ph.D. degree, publication activities in mathematical modelling of transport processes in porous media or in optimization and genetic programming

Postdoctoral positions

Research topic: Non-intrusive coupling between research and industrial software in computational mechanics
Contract duration: 12-24 months (starting January 2013)
Contact: Pierre Gosselet,
Research topic: Geo-mechanical investigations of bio-improved soils
Contract duration: 18 months
  • Technische Universität Braunchweig, Institute of Scientific Computing, Braunschweig, Germany
Research topic: Advanced tools for uncertainty quantification and updating
Contract duration: at least one year
Contact: Anička Kučerová,

Industry offers

Dynardo GmbH

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