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Position: Research Assistant/Research Fellow in Experimental Soil Mechanics
Institution: University College London
Department: Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The Research Assistant/Fellow will design and carry out a programme of single element and particle-to-particle laboratory tests on scaled and full-scale ballast, analyse the obtained data within relevant frameworks, liaise actively with project partners at the Universities of Nottingham and Southampton, and contribute to publications and progress reports on the research for peer-reviewed international journals and for funding bodies
Requirements: The successful candidate will have, or will be about to receive, a PhD degree in Civil Engineering or relevant subject area. Experience of soil testing in the laboratory, a solid knowledge of soil mechanics, and a proven ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks and activities are essential. A track record in publishing high-quality research would be an advantage
   
Text: Research Assistant / Research Fellow in Experimental Soil Mechanics, - Ref:1804788 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 / Grade 7: ?35,328 - ?42,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities UCL Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering (CEGE), is a multidisciplinary department with a long tradition of excellence in teaching and research. We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented Research Assistant / Fellow to participate in an exciting new collaborative project funded by EPSRC (EP/S026460/1), aiming at applying micro-mechanical research on coarse grained soils to create an ?avatar? railway ballast. The Research Assistant / Fellow will design and carry out a programme of single element and particle-to-particle laboratory tests on scaled and full-scale ballast, analyse the obtained data within relevant frameworks, liaise actively with project partners at the Universities of Nottingham and Southampton, and contribute to publications and progress reports on the research for peer-reviewed international journals and for funding bodies. The appointment is available from 1 July 2019 and is funded in the first instance until 30 June 2021. Key Requirements The successful candidate will have, or will be about to receive, a PhD degree in Civil Engineering or relevant subject area. Experience of soil testing in the laboratory, a solid knowledge of soil mechanics, and a proven ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks and activities are essential. 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. 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 vacancy or the application process, please contact Professor Matthew Coop ( m.coop@ucl.ac.uk ). UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 9 Jun 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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