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Position: Research Assistant/Research Fellow in Earthquake Engineering
Institution: University College London
Department: Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The Research Assistant/Research Fellow in Earthquake Engineering will play a leading role in the project TURNkey (‘Towards more Earthquake-resilient Urban Societies through a Multi-sensor-based Information System enabling Earthquake Forecasting, Early Warning and Rapid Response actions’), which has recently been funded by the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Commission. The Research Fellow will contribute to the work package ‘Decision Support Systems (DSSs) for real-time (OEF and EEW) and near real-time (RRE) disaster prevention and risk communication’ together with providing close support to the planned testbed implications of the project’s developments and contributing to other aspects of this project where required, e.g. through reviewing deliverables
Requirements: The successful candidate will hold an MSc or PhD degree in Earthquake Engineering, Engineering Seismology or relevant subject area and have experience of Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis (PSHA) and/or Performance-based Earthquake Engineering (PBEE). Background knowledge of Operational Earthquake Forecasting and/or Earthquake Early Warning is desirable. Knowledge of probability and statistics, Bayesian inference, and programming skills (such as Matlab or Python) are essential. A track record in publishing high-quality research would be an advantage
   
Text: Research Assistant/Research Fellow in Earthquake Engineering, - Ref:1808999 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 The UCL Department of Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering is a multidisciplinary department with a long tradition of excellence in teaching and research. The Research Assistant / Research Fellow in Earthquake Engineering will play a leading role in the project TURNkey (Towards more Earthquake-resilient Urban Societies through a Multi-sensor-based Information System enabling Earthquake Forecasting, Early Warning and Rapid Response actions), which has recently been funded by the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Commission. The Research Fellow will contribute to the work package Decision Support Systems (DSSs) for real-time (OEF and EEW) and near real-time (RRE) disaster prevention and risk communication together with providing close support to the planned testbed implications of the projects developments and contributing to other aspects of this project where required, e.g. through reviewing deliverables. The appointment is available from 1 August 2019 and is funded until 31 July 2021 in the first instance. Key Requirements The successful candidate will hold an MSc or PhD degree in Earthquake Engineering, Engineering Seismology or relevant subject area and have experience of Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis (PSHA) and/or Performance-based Earthquake Engineering (PBEE). Background knowledge of Operational Earthquake Forecasting and/or Earthquake Early Warning is desirable. Knowledge of probability and statistics, Bayesian inference, and programming skills (such as Matlab or Python) are essential. A track record in publishing high-quality research would be an advantage. Appointment at Grade 6 or 7 is commensurate with accomplishment and experience. Research staff who hold a PhD in a relevant subject will be appointed at Grade 7. Please note that research staff that do not have a PhD in a relevant subject will be appointed on Grade 6B £30,922 - £32,607 per annum and will have the title Research Assistant. 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 Jul 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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