University of Newcastle PhD Scholarship 2017, Australia


Deadline:

January 10, 2017

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PHD SCHOLARSHIP - PHYSICO-CHEMICAL INTERACTIONS IN NATURAL SOFT SOILS

A PhD scholarship is available for a PhD student to investigate physico-chemical interactions in natural soft soils under the supervision of Dr Jubert Pineda and Laureate Professor Scott Sloan.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a PhD studentship, to investigate physico-chemical interactions in natural soft soils. The multifaceted research project will combine high quality in situ and laboratory testing with numerical modeling using a 3D fully-coupled Finite Element code capable of performing coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical (THM) analysis in geological media. We are seeking for highly motivated candidates interested in doing high quality research-based postgraduate studies. Suitable applicants will have a Civil Engineering background, preferably with an MSc in Geomechanics. Candidates should have relevant experience in experimental testing and/or numerical modeling.Closing date for applications: 10 January 2017 The scholarship is available to commence in March 2017.

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

The value of this scholarship is $26,288 per annum in 2016, indexed in January each year. The scholarship is for a period of three years, with the possibility of a six-month extension.

ELIGIBILITY

Suitable applicants will have a Civil Engineering background, preferably with an MSc in Geomechanics. Candidates should have relevant experience in experimental testing and/or numerical modeling.

This scholarship is available to International and Australian candidates.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

To apply, please email your CV, together with certified copies of your undergraduate transcripts, degree certificate and other academic achievements (if applicable) to the contact below.

Contact: Dr Jubert Pineda
Email: jubert.pineda@newcastle.edu.au
Phone: +61 2 49217034

For more information click "Further official information" below.


This opportunity has expired. It was originally published here:

http://www.newcastle.edu.au/newsroom/research-and-innovation/research-degrees/phd-scholarships/phd-scholarships-physico-chemical-interactions-in-natural-soft-soils



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Publish Date
December 22, 2016




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