Post doc in Probabilistic Design

Aalborg University

Denmark

October 10, 2021

Description

Post doc in Probabilistic Design (2021-224-03741)

At the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Department of the Built Environment, a position as Post doc in Probabilistic Design is open for appointment from October 1, 2021 or soon hereafter. This is a 3 year full-time position. The position will be within the research group Risk, Resilience, Safety and Sustainability of Systems in the Division of Civil Engineering and Construction Management. The position is in Aalborg.

Job description

The Department of the Built Environment (BUILD) focuses on the technical and scientific disciplines within the built environment. Research areas span from Indoor Environment and Energy Efficient buildings, Wind Turbines, Structural Design, Structural Materials, Geotechnical Engineering, Wave Energy to Traffic along with many other areas. The research is conducted in a national as well as an international research environment. The department takes on contract research for both public institutions and private companies. The research projects involve both theoretical research and in situ measurements along with laboratory experiments. As an employee at the Department of the Built Environment, you become a part of an international research environment, where focus is on innovation, knowledge sharing and interdisciplinary collaborations.

Research areas will be within probabilistic modeling, analysis and design of wind turbines and other civil engineering structures by advanced probabilistic methods including Bayesian statistical techniques, advanced methods for analysis of data for stochastic modelling of loads and resistances of structural systems. Focus will be on data-driven probabilistic design of wind turbines, cost and reliability modelling of wind turbine blades and reliability analysis of sustainable foundations for buildings with the aim to develop a research-based framework for probabilistic design and for implementation in standards.

Limited teaching within the area can be expected, but also in other study programmes at the University.

You may obtain further professional information from Professor John Dalsgaard Sørensen, +45 9940 8581, jdas@build.aau.dk .

Qualification requirements Appointment as Postdoc presupposes scientific qualifications at PhD–level or similar scientific qualifications. The research potential of each applicant will be emphasized in the overall assessment. Appointment as a Postdoc cannot exceed a period of four years in total at Aalborg University.

The application must contain the following:

 A motivated text wherein the reasons for applying, qualifications in relation to the position, and intentions and visions for the position are stated.
 A current curriculum vitae.
 Copies of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and PhD). On request you could be asked for an official English translation.
 Scientific qualifications. A complete list of publications must be attached with an indication of the works the applicant wishes to be considered. You may attach up to 5 publications.
 Dissemination qualifications, including participation on committees or boards, participation in organisations and the like.
 Additional qualifications in relation to the position. References/recommendations.
 Personal data.

The applications are only to be submitted online by using the "Apply online" button below.

Shortlisting will be applied. This means that subsequent to the deadline for applications the head of department supported by the chair of the assessment committee will select candidates for assessment. All applicants will be informed whether they will be assessed or not.

AAU wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background or belief.

For further information concerning the application procedure please contact HR-Partner Lone Lund by mail est-ef-hr@adm.aau.dk or phone (+45) 9940 3494. Information regarding guidelines, ministerial circular in force and procedures can be seen here

Agreement

Employment is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities (the Appointment Order) and the Ministry of Finance's current Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities. Employment and salary are in accordance with the collective agreement for state-employed academics.

Vacancy number

2021-224-03741

Deadline

Thu Oct 07 00:00:00 CEST 2021

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