Sunday, July 21, 2013

Post-doctoral researcher position available in Civil Engineering HKUST

Applications are invited for one (1) post-doctoral researcher position at the Department of Civil and Environmental (HKUST) under the supervision of Dr. Elias Dimitrakopoulos. The research will be focused on the investigation of the Seismic Behaviour of Rocking Bridge Systems and will involve collaboration with researchers at Cambridge University in UK. The primary role of the post-doctoral researcher will be a fundamental investigation of rocking bridge systems through analytical modelling. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in (one or preferably more of the following fields): analytical dynamics, earthquake engineering, nonlinear dynamics and control of dynamical systems. For further information, please send an informal enquiry to ilias@ust.hk (Dr. DIMITRAKOPOULOS).

The work place
The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the HKUST is young and dynamic, and is one of the most creative and most innovative, Civil Engineering Departments in universities in the region. Our faculty and facilities are recognized internationally and rank among the very best in the world. In addition, our School of Engineering has been consistently ranked among top 20 in the world according to the Times Higher Education Supplement.

Eligibility
The successful candidate will have a PhD in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field, and a proven track record of successful research. English Requirements: fluency in English is an indispensable requirement

Funding
The salary will be at least HK$20,000 per month, depending on experience and qualifications.

Employment
Form of employment: Time-limited
Work time: Full time
Starting date: 1 Oct 2013 (the latest)

How to apply
Applications should consist of a letter of application explaining your reasons for applying for the position, a detailed CV (including published or accepted for publication papers), together with the names and contact details of two academic referees who can be contacted prior to interview. The aforementioned documents (all in pdf format) should be sent by email to ilias@ust.hk (Dr. Dimitrakopoulos).

Application deadline: 16 August 2013
Interviews will be held with selected candidates as soon as possible after the application deadline
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