We are looking for a new phD student in the area of fire safety engineering and risk assessment, connected to natural disasters. In particular, this doctoral position refers to development of methods to evaluate the risk of multiple natural hazards, with a focus on fire risk and flooding risk. The studies will be conducted as part of a research project funded by the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB), Extreme-Index: A new multi-hazard vulnerability index. The project aims to develop a new multi-hazard risk index, Extreme-Index, to assist prediction of emerging risks on a local, regional and national level to support various stakeholders for strategic training and resource planning. The doctoral student will be heavily involved in identifying suitable predictive indices, developing interaction between different risks and implementing them into a user interface. The doctoral student will be part of an international and multidisciplinary research group.
The main duties of the doctoral student is to devote themselves to their research studies which includes participating in research projects and third cycle courses. The work duties will also include teaching and other departmental duties (no more than 20%).
More information and application here: (English site), (Swedish site)