The research subject of Building materials consists of 18 persons including 3 professors and two post docs. The subject focusses on development of sustainable materials and production technologies for the construction industry as well as on ice and arctic conditions related research and education. Please read more about the subject here: Building material
Building Materials includes sustainable building materials and their
application technologies, recycling and reuse, and applied building
physics, especially focusing on the artic conditions.
The PhD project will focus on development of a novel production
technology enabling combining various types of concretes having for
examples extremely different mechanical and physical properties into one
monolithic concrete structure. The PhD study will include both
theoretical and practical work in the laboratory and on the building
sites with more emphasis on experimental research.
As a PhD student you are expected to perform both experimental and theoretical work within your research studies as well as communicate your results at national and international conferences and in scientific journals. The majority of your working time will be devoted to your own research studies.
In addition, you can have the opportunity to try the teacher role. As a researcher, you work as a neutral party in many contexts, which provides a great opportunity to be involved in challenging development projects.
The candidate should speak fluent English language; have Master degree in civil engineering with a strong focus on building materials and especially on the concrete technology.
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Employment as a PhD student is limited to 4 years, teaching and other department duties may be added with max 20%.
For further information about the position, please contact Professor and Head of subject Andrzej Cwirzen, firstname.lastname@example.org
SACO-S Christer Gardelli, (+46)920-49 1809 email@example.com
OFR-S Lars Frisk, 0920-49 1792 firstname.lastname@example.org
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In case of different interpretations of the English and Swedish versions of this announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.
Please apply for this position by clicking on the apply button below. The application should include a CV, personal letter and copies of verified diplomas from high school and universities. Mark your application with the reference number below. Please write application, including diplomas, in English. Recruitment communication and possible interview will be done in English language only.
Reference number: LTU-3807-2019
Last day of application: October 20, 2019
Post expires on Sunday October 20th, 2019