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Post-doctorate Positions in Offshore Engineering at National University of Singapore

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the National University of Singapore (NUS) is recruiting 2 post-doctorate research fellows to pursue research on ice-structure interaction in the Keppel-NUS Corporate Laboratory. As part of the S$75 million collaboration between Keppel Corporation and NUS, the team comprising of Prof. Andrew Palmer, Dr. Bai Wei, and Dr. Pang Sze Dai, seeks to develop solutions for offshore rigs to meet the challenges of harsh arctic environments in oil and gas exploration and production.

The candidate should posses a PhD degree with strong background in solid mechanics. Relevant expertise in ice physics/mechanics, ice-structure interaction or proficient in LS-DYNA software will be positively considered. The appointment will be for two years in the first instance, and renewable for up to five years depending on 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 and the fellowships can be offered immediately for suitable candidates. Successful candidates have an opportunity to be considered for a position in Keppel Corporation at the end of their fellowship.

To apply, please email the following documents to Dr. Pang Sze Dai at
1.   Cover letter
2.   A research statement summarizing the key research experience & expertise
3.   Curriculum Vitae including a list of publications (with three sample publications)

About National University of Singapore (NUS)
NUS is a leading global university centered in Asia. In the 2012 QS World University Rankings, NUS is ranked 25th in the overall ranking and 5th in Civil Engineering.

About Keppel Corporation
Keppel Corporation is the world's largest builder of offshore oil rigs. It has built close to half the world's jack-ups since 2000. Today, they are the global leader in the design, construction and repair of mobile offshore rigs.

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