Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and nearly 400 professors. Our campus is located in Espoo, Finland.
Aalto University School of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering invites applications for:
Postdoctoral Researcher Position in Timber Engineering
The Department of Civil Engineering at the Aalto University is seeking to hire postdoctoral researcher in the area of timber engineering. Candidates in the early stage of their career (doctoral degree completed within the past two years) are preferred. Applications from Doctoral Students completing their studies during summer 2020 are welcome as well.
The successful candidate will perform research on numerical modelling of timber and engineered wood products. The research activities of the candidate should support and/or complement the current research topics of the research group of Wooden Structures (see the details below).
The research group provides strong support and academic freedom with possibilities for interdisciplinary collaboration, both internationally and within Aalto University. Teaching duties of the position are about 10% of working hours and are related to Master’s program. Opportunities for pedagogical studies are available. Possibilities for instructing Master’s Theses and advising Doctoral Dissertations are given.
The postdoctoral position is located in the group for Wooden Structures at the Department of Civil Engineering. The group for Wooden Structures is a newly established research group. Main research areas are structural reliability in timber engineering, timber grading, further development of engineered wood products & structural solutions and assessment of wooden structures. For more general information of the research and teaching of the Department, go to https://www.aalto.fi/en/department-of-civil-engineering
Applicants must have completed a doctoral degree in a related field (applications completing their studies during summer 2020 will also be considered) and show a publication record in top/leading journals. Fluent English, both written and spoken, is prerequisite. Programming experience with e.g. Matlab is preferable. Strong background in at least two of the following areas is required:
- FE modelling
- Structural mechanics
- Timber engineering
- Structural reliability
- Structural engineering
Contract and salary
The postdoctoral position is contract-based; one-year contract is granted first, followed by possible extensions of another one-year period depending on the achievements during the first contractual period.
Aalto University follows the salary system of Finnish universities. Applicants may also provide salary requirements. In addition to the salary, the contract includes occupational health care benefits, and Finland has a comprehensive social security system.
For more information
For further details, please contact Prof. Gerhard Fink, email@example.com, tel +358 50 307 3090 and for further information regarding the recruitment process, contact HR Coordinator Ida Martikainen, firstname.lastname@example.org
How to apply
The applications for the doctoral candidate position are to be submitted through the eRecruitment system(link 'Apply for this job' below) no later than on the 10 of September 2020.
Required application documents (pdf files):
All material should be submitted in English.
Aalto University reserves the right for justified reasons to leave the position open, to extend the application period and to consider candidates who have not submitted applications during the application period.
Doctoral Candidate In Applied Mathematics, Dept. of Mathematics and Systems analysis, Finland, 1 day ago
Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovativ...
Ph D Project: Advanced Fire Engineering Tool For Integrated Analysis Of Structural Design Parameters, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark, 7 days ago
DTU Civil Engineering is inviting applications for a 3-year PhD position starting autumn 2020. The general objective of the PhD project is to improve the capability of fire safety engineering meth...
Ph D Studentship: Doctoral Candidate Position In Integrated Circuit Design For Probabilistic Machine Learning Accelerators , Aalto University ;, Finland, 22 days ago
Doctoral Candidate Position in Intergrated Circuit Design for Probabilistic Machine Learning Accelorators The Electronic Circuit Design unit at the Aalto University invites applications for “Desig...
Ph D Scholar In The Field Of Microbial Ecology , University of Antwerp, Belgium, about 2 hours ago
Department : Department of Biology Regime : Full-time The Faculty of Sciences has a full-time (100%) vacancy within the Department of Biology for a talented PhD scholar in the field of Microbial E...
Doctoral Researcher (Geometric Inverse Problems) / Väitöskirjatutkija (Geometriset ..., Tampere University, Findland, about 7 hours ago
Tampere University and Tampere University of Applied Sciences create a unique environment for multidisciplinary, inspirational and high-impact research and education. Our universities community ha...
Two Postdoc Positions In Climate Neutral Cement Production, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, about 14 hours ago
Chalmers University is offering two postdoctoral positions in a project related to reduced CO2 emissions in the cement production. The project is highly interdisciplinar and consists of a collabor...