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Research Associate in Multi-Scale Flood Modelling and Assessment

Loughborough University - School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Location: Loughborough
Salary: £30,395 to £32,236 per annum, at a starting salary to be confirmed on offer of appointment. Subject to annual pay award.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 11th January 2019
Closes: 19th February 2019
Job Ref: REQ190019

Fixed-term for 11 months

An opportunity has risen to join the Water Engineering Group (LWEG) in the School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering. 

A Research Associate is required to further develop and apply the in-house flood modelling software HiPIMS in Vietnamese cities to assess flood risk and the effectiveness of selected Blue/Green Infrastructure (BGI) measures in flood risk mitigation in comparison to traditional engineering solutions.

You will work with an international multi-disciplinary team. A good communication skill in English is required and the ability to work in a team. Essentially you must have demonstrated interest and ability to publish research papers.

Candidates with a PhD in computational hydraulics/hydrology or relevant fields and experience in developing and applying hydrodynamic models for flood modelling and risk assessment are encouraged to apply. 

For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Qiuhua Liang, Professor of Water Engineering,, 01509 223 526.

Application closing date: 19 February 2019.

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