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Position: Research Assistant/Fellow in Earthquake Engineering
Institution: University College London
Department: Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: 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/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), funded by the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Commission; The postholder 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; Duration of the post is for 12 months in the first instance and will run from 1 February 2021 to 31 January 2022
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 aftershock risk modelling 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 / Fellow in Earthquake Engineering, - Ref:1873288 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: £31,542 - £33,257 per annum / Grade 7: £36,028 - £43,533 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 / 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), funded by the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Commission. The postholder 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. Duration of the post is for 12 months in the first instance and will run from 1 February 2021 to 31 January 2022. 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 aftershock risk modelling 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 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 £31,542 - £33,257 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 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 3 Jan 2021 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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