Jobs and PhD research opportunities

Opportunities vacant

Job opportunities

Job Title and Vacancy Reference NumberContact for further detailsClosing Date
Research Associate in Computational Optimisation [to progress the development of fundamental scientific methods for the design, optimisation and control of next-generation resilient water supply networks with dynamically adaptive connectivity and operation]
Dr Ivan Stoianov
27th October 2017
Research Associate [A study of the mixing by turbulent buoyant plumes in the presence of confinement and develop models to describe and predict these effects for various applications, including the natural ventilation of buildings]
Dr Henry Burridge h.burridge@imperial.ac.uk
9 October 2017
Research Associate [Understanding the fluid mechanics in concentrating solar thermal power systems, with the aim of further developing the technology used to collect the thermal energy]
Graham Hughes
05 October 2017 (midnight BST)
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The Department is committed to equality and valuing diversity.
Current vacancies

Informal email enquiries may be made at any time to Lindsey Anne Cumming (l.cumming@imperial.ac.uk). Please quote the relevant reference number in your query. 

Our preferred method of application is online, through our iRecruitment system. If you are interested in finding out more about any of the jobs listed above please click on the specific listing for more information and to access our online recruitment system (which you will find at the bottom of the listing page). You should then select “Job Search” and enter the job title or vacancy reference number into the keywords box. 

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PhD opportunities / funding

Funded PhD Vacancies
Project Title or Vacancy Reference NumberContact for further detailsClosing Date
Two projects are offered as part of the SHEAR Studentship Cohort (SSC) programme:
(1) Interactive visualization and communication of hydrological information to support multi-level natural hazard reduction and resilience building 
Read the project advert: Imperial_InteractiveVis
(2) Low-cost sensor networks for flood and drought monitoring and forecasting 
Read the project advert: Imperial_LowcostSensors
Dr Wouter Buytaert
[Click here for more information about the SHEAR Studentship Cohort (SSC) programme]
15 October 2017
Weather data analysis and development of a stochastic weather generator / Probabilistic Flood Risk assessment.
Read full project brief
Dr Athanasios Paschalis
Lagrangian tracking of plastic particles in coastal areas & evaluation of beach Dr Jose Alsina Open
Development of multiscale composites inspired by bone Dr Andrew Phillips Open 
The Centre for Doctoral Training: Sustainable Civil Engineering is offering multiple opportunities including the following topics: 

Centre for Doctoral Training: Sustainable Civil Engineering


Recruiting for October 2017 entry
* 'open' vacancies remain open until a suitable candidate is identified.
Current PhD Opportunities


Scholarship Opportunities
Project Title or Vacancy Reference NumberContact for further detailsClosing Date
 Departmental Scholarships
 Sarah Willis 31/03/2017 and 22/06/2017
For details of College Scholarships please search the Scholarships & Awards database.
Scholarship Opportunities

Opportunities listed on this page are from across the whole Civil and Environmental Engineering Department.