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Position: Research Fellow in Resilience Engineering
Institution: University College London
Department: Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The Research Fellow in Resilience Engineering will investigate physical vulnerability of existing cultural heritage assets in Iloilo City subjected to wind and/or flood hazards and identify the most appropriate strengthening measures to be suggested for the considered cases through comprehensive review of existing methods. The postholder will closely and actively liaise with project partners in the Philippines and UK, and prepare and deliver workshops and training sessions for local students, engineers and stakeholders in the Philippines
Requirements: The successful candidate will hold an MSc or PhD degree in Civil or Structural Engineering or relevant subject area and have experience of developing structural fragility and vulnerability relationships for different natural hazards, particularly strong wind and flooding. Background knowledge of structural mechanics, probability and statistics, and structural reliability is essential. Experience of using advanced numerical structural analysis packages (such as OpenSees, SAP2000, ETABS, SeimoSoft package) and programming skills (such as Matlab) is also essential. Fieldwork experience, and a track record in publishing high-quality research would be an advantage
   
Text: Research Fellow in Resilience Engineering , - Ref:1791512 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering Location of position London Grades 6-7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) Grade 6B: ?30,922 - ?32,607 per annum or Grade 7: ?35,328 - ?39,353 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The UCL Department of Civil, Environmental & Geomatic engineering is a multidisciplinary department with a long tradition of excellence in teaching and research. The Research Fellow in Resilience Engineering will investigate physical vulnerability of existing cultural heritage assets in Iloilo City subjected to wind and/or flood hazards and identify the most appropriate strengthening measures to be suggested for the considered cases through comprehensive review of existing methods. The postholder will closely and actively liaise with project partners in the Philippines and UK, and prepare and deliver workshops and training sessions for local students, engineers and stakeholders in the Philippines. The appointment is research grant funded for twelve months in the first instance and will run from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020. Key Requirements The successful candidate will hold an MSc or PhD degree in Civil or Structural Engineering or relevant subject area and have experience of developing structural fragility and vulnerability relationships for different natural hazards, particularly strong wind and flooding. Background knowledge of structural mechanics, probability and statistics, and structural reliability is essential. Experience of using advanced numerical structural analysis packages (such as OpenSees, SAP2000, ETABS, SeimoSoft package) and programming skills (such as Matlab) is also essential. Fieldwork experience, and a track record in publishing high-quality research would be an advantage. Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6B (salary ?30,922 - ?32,607 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis (including corrections). Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ?Apply Now? button below. If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Dr Carmine Galasso (c.galasso@ucl.ac.uk). UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 7 Mar 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job description & person specification Apply Now
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