Vacancy in Geotechnical Engineering at the University of Dundee

The University of Dundee is looking to appoint a Post-Doctoral Research Associate to work on the EPSRC-funded research project “Braced Excavations: what about the corners?“, jointly held with Durham University.  The aim of this project is to develop new and more accurate ways to predict ground movements and prop loads for large, braced excavations as regularly used around the world for the construction of new underground transportation infrastructure.  

The post holder will work on the University of Dundee Geotechnical Centrifuge to create and test models of 2- and 3-dimensional braced excavations to provide validation data for numerical approaches developed at Durham University.  The position will be for 3 years.  

To apply for this position, please go to

The application deadline is midnight on Friday 09 June. Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Jonathan Knappett (  

Further particulars are available in this pdf file.

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