Job opening for a professorship “Geotechnics: Foundation Engineering and Soil Mechanics”

The department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, announces the job opening for a professorship “Geotechnics: Foundation Engineering and Soil Mechanics” (see attached file).

For the open position, we are looking for candidatures of scientists who have their focus on fundamental research in soil mechanics, on experimental research using the existing extensive laboratory facilities and on topics of environmental research in geotechnics.

International applications of persons who currently do not speak German are very welcome, assuming there is a willingness to learn the language and lecture in German after a period of two years.

Applications are possible until 8th of April 2018.

Positions in Geomechanics and Porous Media research group at University Pau & Pays Adour

Available opening positions in Geomechanics and
Porous Media research group at University Pau & Pays Adour, Basque Coast Campus, Anglet, France:

– 2 PhD positions
– 1 postdoctoral position (1 year)
– 1 faculty position (Tenure-track Junior chair / Assistant Professor  – 5 years)

Details can be found in the website

Two new PhD positions in numerical modelling in geomechanics at Charles University Prague

Two new PhD positions in numerical modelling in geomechanics are open at Charles University.
Starting date October 2018, supervisor D. Mašín, topics:
“Hypoplastic model for unsaturated expansive clays used in simulations of bentonite homogenization for nuclear waste repositories”
“Hypoplastic modelling of deformation and stability of internal landfill of open cast coal mine Bílina”

For more details, see http://www.stars-natur.cz/open-calls/geology-environmental-studies