Postdoc Position on Geomechanics at ZJU

A postdoc position is now open in computational geomechanics at Department of Civil Engineering of Zhejiang University, China (QS ranking 2022: 45th). The project is on the multiscale simulation of chemo-hydro-mechanical coupling in geotechnical problems with particular focus on landslide problems and tailings dam failure.

The postdoc will perform independent research under the supervision of Dr. Yanni Chen (, in close contact with our two international collaborators: Prof. Giuseppe Buscarnera at Northwestern University and Prof. Itai Einav at the University of Sydney. A background on numerical modelling and Multiphysics coupling would be highly appreciated.

This is a two-year fixed term contract with possible extensions if needed and can be started immediately. Annual salary is around EUR 40,000 with extra bonus based on performance and contributions to the department.

Interested applicants can forward a single PDF consisting of a 1-page cover letter, a full CV, and contact details of two references to Dr Yanni Chen ( The review of candidates will begin on April 1st, 2023, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For any additional information, see the attached pdf or please write a message to

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