Two postdoctoral positions available [announced in Fall 2015]

Two postdoctoral positions at the rank of Research Associate are available in Dr. Bocchini’s research group at Lehigh University. Interviews of the candidates are already taking place, therefore all interested individuals are strongly encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible.

The initial appointments are expected to cover one year, with the possibility to be extended. Lehigh University will provide a competitive salary and benefits package.

Details for position #1

The successful candidate will work on a new exciting project that spans the areas of Civil Engineering and Bio-Engineering. Moreover, he/she will collaborate to the establishment of a new interdepartmental research thrust on the topic of Random Functions at Lehigh, and the organization of a workshop.

Selection criteria

In general, the successful candidate needs a background in probabilistic computational models. The following characteristics are desirable for the selection of candidates, but it is not necessary to satisfy all of them:

  • holding a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in the areas of Civil Engineering, Bio-Engineering, Physics, or Mathematics;
  • being capable of coordinating the day-to-day activities of a new project, involving several students and reporting to two supervisors in two departments;
  • being proficient with numerical analysis and programming;
  • being familiar with random functions and probabilistic modeling in general;
  • being familiar with PDEs, Stochastic PDEs, and their numerical solution.
Previous experience with high-performance computing will be considered a bonus.

To apply for the position, visit the official posting on AcademicJobsOnline: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6319

Details for position #2

The successful candidate will have a background in one or more areas of: computational/computer science, civil and systems engineering as this NSF-funded project involves the integration of computational models of infrastructure systems.

Selection criteria

The following characteristics are desirable for the selection of candidates, but it is not necessary to satisfy all of them:

  • capacity to coordinate the day-to-day activities of a new project, involving many researchers and reporting to two supervisors (Drs. Paolo Bocchini in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Brian Davison in Computer Science and Engineering);
  • demonstrated experience in multiple programming languages;
  • experience with Unix/Linux OS and software design methodologies;
  • strong personal, verbal and written communication skills;
  • proficiency with random functions and probabilistic modeling in general.
Previous experience with high-performance computing will be considered a bonus.

To apply for the position, visit the official posting on AcademicJobsOnline: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6323