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 (firstname.lastname@example.org). 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 can be found here and in the pdf flyer.