One full-time postdoctoral fellow position in the area of geotechnical reliability analysis and design, entropy theory, and quantile-based reliability and risk is available immediately (March 2022) until filled in the Department of Civil Engineering at Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada ( Applicants must have a PhD in Civil Engineering, or Geotechnical Engineering, or a closely related discipline, and a track record of peer-reviewed publications. Experience in field soil testing and laboratory soil testing is an asset. Please send a cover letter, your CV and research statement to Dr Jian Deng at The postdoctoral research position is available for a one-year term contract with the possibility of extending for another year.

Several positions for Masters and PhD students with scholarships are available immediately (March 2022) until filled, inquiries are welcomed by email with expression of interest, curriculum vitae, and university transcripts attached.

Dr. Jian Deng is currently an associate professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Lakehead University, Canada, and an adjunct professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Waterloo, Canada. He is an invited researcher in the Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Mining and Exploration of Canada. Dr. Deng is a licensed professional engineer (P.Eng.) in Ontario and has over 20 years’ research, education, and industry experience. His main research interests are in the theory and applications of dynamic stability (buckling) of structures and reliability of structures in Civil, Geotechnical, and Mining Engineering.

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