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  • No. of Vacancy: N/A
  • Job Location: Bristol
  • Employment Type: Full Time
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  • Gender: Any
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  • Career level: Mid-Senior level
  • Posted On: Sep 26, 2018
  • Application Deadline: Oct 24, 2018

Job Description/Responsibility

  • We are currently looking for one post-doctoral researcher to contribute to the project “Development of a Methodology to determine Loading Regimes for Track Designers” funded by the Rail Safety and Standards Board. The goal of this international project, coordinated by Vienna Consulting Engineers, is to develop efficient methodologies for the numerical modeling of coupled soil-track systems in the frequency and time domain. The candidate will work in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Bristol.
  • Successful candidate(s) will be adding research capabilities in the areas of dynamic soil-structure interaction, including lumped parameter modelling, site response, structural dynamics, probabilistic assessment and soil modelling. The post-holder will be joining a strong research team at the University of Bristol, and an international consortium of Universities, working together with RSSB.
  • The appointee will have at least a first degree in civil engineering and a PhD in soil-structure interaction, structural dynamics or railway engineering. Software development and strong computational skills would be an advantage.

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To meet the project requirements, the post is offered on full or part-time, fixed term contract for up to 8 months.
Informal enquiries can be made to:
Anastasios Sextos,
The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.

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Company Name: University of Bristol

Company Profile: Bristol is one of the most popular and successful universities in the UK and was ranked within the top 50 universities in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2018.

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