Post-Doctoral Fellow Position at the Centre for Advancement of Trenchless Technologies, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1, Canada

The Centre for Advancement of Trenchless Technologies (www.catt.ca) at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Waterloo invites applications for a post-doctoral fellow position. Applicants should have a PhD in Civil Engineering or related discipline and should have expertise (research, education and training, and practical experience) in one or more of the following areas: trenchless technologies (e.g., horizontal directional drilling, pipe jacking and micro-tunnelling, pipe bursting, etc.); soil-pipe interaction; pressure and gravity pipelines’ condition assessment; pipelines’ renovation and rehabilitation materials and technologies; systems approaches for water and wastewater infrastructure asset management and risk management; and infrastructure finance. Excellent computational skills including advanced statistical modeling and/or numerical modeling will be an asset. Having computer programming and database development/management skills will be an asset.

Applicants will be expected to support the Centre’s mission and objectives by actively participating in the research, and education and training programs. The successful applicant must take part in the administration of the Centre by participating in various committees (education, seminar, technical, conference, etc.) and be able to advance the research program by developing new industry contracts and projects.

The Centre for Advancement of Trenchless Technologies (CATT) was established in 1994 to help municipalities address their buried infrastructure challenges with specific reference to trenchless technologies. CATT has achieved significant recognition as an international leader in trenchless technology education and research. For further information about CATT’s research, education, and training programs, please visit www.catt.ca.

The Centre for Advancement of Trenchless Technologies respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. However, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The closing date for applications is November 15, 2015. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

The curriculum vitae, research and teaching interests (1-2 pages), and the names and contact information of three references should be emailed in a single pdf file to the attention of:

Dr. Mark Knight
Executive Director
Centre for Advancement of Trenchless Technologies
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Email (CATT Admin): Alice.Seviora@uwaterloo.ca