2017 PhD Position in Structural Engineering: SmartCem at Lulea University of Technology, Sweden

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The Structural Engineering research subject, at the Division of Structural and Fire Engineering at the Luleå University of Technology, seeks to employ a PhD student to work on a research project “SmartCem”.

The Lulea University of Technology offers third-cycle studies in 82 subjects. About 600 PhD students are registered for study programs/programmes at the university; approximately 80% of them in technology and 20% in the humanities and social sciences.

Applicants must have documented skills in English corresponding to the level of English in Swedish upper secondary education (En6/EnB). For applicants who have not studied in Swedish upper secondary education, skills in English are normally attested to by means of an international language test.

Course Level: Position is available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: Position is available to work on a research project “SmartCem”.

Scholarship can be taken in the Sweden

Number of Scholarships: The research group currently consists of approximately 25 persons including senior researchers, PhD students, technician and professors.

Eligibility: A suitable background for the position is a master in civil engineering, chemistry, material science or equivalent. Experience in concrete technology, experimental techniques including scanning electron microscopy (SEM), XRD, TG, previous experience with sensors for concrete will be an asset. It is required that the applicant speaks, reads and writes English relatively unhindered.

Nationality: Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: To be considered for admission to third-cycle studies, you must meet the following general entry requirements:

  • Students must have gained a degree at second cycle level, or
  • Students must have successfully completed studies amounting to 240 higher education credits, of which at least 60 credits are at second-cycle level, or
  • Students must have otherwise acquired the equivalent knowledge, either in Sweden or abroad.

English Language Requirement: Applicants must have documented skills in English corresponding to the level of English in Swedish upper secondary education (En6/EnB). For applicants who have not studied in Swedish upper secondary education, skills in English are normally attested to by means of an international language test.

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How to Apply: University prefer that student apply for this position online by clicking on the applied button on the website. The application should include a CV, personal letter and copies of verified diplomas from high school and universities. Student’s application, including diplomas, must be written in English or Swedish.

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Application Deadline: The application deadline is March 30, 2017.

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