- University of Alberta
- Location: Edmonton, Canada
- Job Number: 7118010 (Ref #: Dr. Imanpour)
- Posting Date: Dec 12, 2022
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
pipelines, including experimental testing, analytical approaches, and advanced numerical methods. This project aims at developing calibrated numerical-based fracture criteria for predicting the crack propagation in steel pipelines. The criteria developed in this project will take into consideration the constraints at the crack-tip specific to various loading conditions and will be applicable to various steel grades used to manufacture pipes, providing the pipeline industry in Canada with an enhanced method to assess and design pipelines.
Qualifications of the applicant:
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., civil engineering, mechanical engineering, etc.). Candidates with other educational backgrounds may also be considered.
Applicants should be highly motivated, well organized and passionate about both research and entrepreneurship with excellent communication skills in English.
Applicants should have strong desire to conduct advanced computer-based simulation and laboratory testing.
Applicants should be highly motivated to mentor graduate students and provide research guidance.
Applicants should have sufficient expertise to develop and deliver research presentations for internal and public audiences, and prepare manuscripts for publication in relevant high-quality journals.
The position is open to Canadian Citizens, permanent residents of Canada, and International candidates.
Please submit a one-page cover letter, CV, and a sample past publication combined in one PDF to Rachel Schofield by email ([email protected]). Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please contact Dr. Ali Imanpour ([email protected]) if you have any questions about this position.