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Location
Edwardsville
Illinois, United States
Date Posted
1 Sep 2017

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Type
PhD Program
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Ph.D. Research Assistant Position

Edwardsville
Illinois, United States
1 Sep 2017

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Position Description


Ph.D. Research Assistant Position in Geotechnical Engineering at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville/ Carbondale

A research assistant position for supporting a PhD degree applicant is available in the geotechnical engineering program at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. There are several main research fields for the assistantships in geotechnical engineering in the areas of underground construction/mining, resilient infrastructures and soil/rock erosion characteristics.

Highly motivated individuals with an earned Master’s degree and strong academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Having a strong record of publication and knowledge of Finite Element modeling and familiarity with constitutive model developments as well as FLAC or PLAXIS or ABAQUS is a plus. Applicants should submit a statement of purpose along with their CV and transcripts to Dr. Abdolreza Osouli (aosouli@siue.edu). Review of application starts immediately
and position remains opened until is filled. The preferred start date is January 2, 2016.

In the Co-op PhD program, the research activity and course work are conducted at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville campus and the Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Engineering Science is offered by the College of Engineering at SIUCarbondale. More information about the PhD program is found at here:
http://www.siue.edu/engineering/phd/index.shtml


How to Apply

Applicants should submit a statement of purpose along with their CV and transcripts to Dr. Abdolreza Osouli (aosouli@siue.edu). Review of application starts immediately and position remains opened until is filled. The preferred start date is January 2, 2016.

Position Category: Engineering. Position Type: PhD Program. Position Tags: civil, civil engineering, geoscience, geotechnical, and mining. Salary: €10'000 - €20'000.

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