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[Met-jobs] Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Hydrodynamic Modeling

From "Vivien P. Chua" <>
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Date Fri, 17 May 2013 16:46:24 +0800

Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Hydrodynamic Modeling

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at National University of Singapore invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow position in the area of hydrodynamic modeling. The successful candidate will be involved in the development and implementation of a regional coastal inundation coupled model, which will be employed to study three-dimensional aspects of storm surge dynamics.

Applicants must have a Ph.D in Civil, Environmental or Coastal Engineering, Physical Oceanography or a closely related field. The ideal candidate will have experience in three-dimensional unstructured-grid modeling (SUNTANS, UnTRIM, FVCOM), unstructured mesh generation, solid programming skills in C and be comfortable with working in a parallel computing environment.

The candidate will function as a lead researcher in the regional coastal inundation project, and be expected to present scientific methods and findings in publications and conferences.

The appointment will be for 24 months, with additional funding available upon satisfactory performance. The remuneration and benefits are internationally competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Leave and medical benefits will be provided. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. To apply, please send the following via email to Dr. Vivien Chua at

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • One or two peer-reviewed publication in a journal or conference proceeding
  • Contact information for three references

NUS is a leading global university centered in Asia. In the 2011 QS World University Rankings, NUS is ranked 7th in Civil Engineering and 28th in the overall ranking.

Information about working and living in Singapore is available at Contact Singapore.



Vivien Chua

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

National University of Singapore

1 Engineering Drive 2, E1A 07-03

Singapore 117576

Tel: +65 9238 5755

Office: +65 6516 2267


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