13 Jan

Phd Scholarship Geotechnical Engineering Jobs Vacancy in Swinburne University Technology Melbourne

Position
Phd Scholarship Geotechnical Engineering
Company
Swinburne University Technology
Location
Melbourne VIC
Opening
13 Jan, 2018 30+ days ago

Swinburne University Technology Melbourne urgently required following position for Phd Scholarship Geotechnical Engineering. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Phd Scholarship Geotechnical Engineering Jobs Vacancy in Swinburne University Technology Melbourne Jobs Details:

• Department of Civil and Construction Engineering
• Geotechnical Engineering
• 3 year scholarship, Hawthorn location

About the scholarship
The ARC Training Centre for Advanced Technologies in Rail Track Infrastructure (ITTC-Rail) provides a platform that assists in the transformation of the rail industry to embrace frontier technologies in efficient heavy haul operations through the utilization of new materials, innovative design and construction techniques and advanced manufacturing of track components.

ITTC Rail will commence operations in early 2018 and will run over 4 years, aiming to transform Australia’s rail construction and maintenance technologies through specialist training of industry-focused researchers. This objective is to be achieved by close collaboration with companies within the rail supply chain, interdisciplinary programs promoting novel design approaches and innovative fabrication of products delivered through advanced manufacturing techniques.

The programs will address the key challenges inherent in building cost-effective rail infrastructure to meet the future demands of rail transportation. The Centre brings together the minds of world-class researchers who are experts in their field and the outcome of this collaborative effort is to develop safe, reliable and cost-effective rail networks that benefit the nation. Swinburne University of Technology is leading one of the four research programs within ITTC-Rail.

A PhD scholarship is available for 3 years (with the possibility to apply for a 6 month further extension) in the field of geotechnical engineering, under the supervision of Prof. Arul Arulrajah. The PhD student will conduct research in a project involving computational geotechnics, laboratory testing, field works and theoretical modelling related to the topic: Cyclic performance of recycled demolition wastes in railway sub-ballast.

Applicants should send their CV, academic transcripts, English test results (IELTS or TOEFL) to: Prof Arul Arulrajah, Department of Civil and Construction Engineering, Swinburne University of Technology, VIC 3122, email: aarulrajah@swin.edu.au, Phone: +61 3 9214 5741.

Skills and experience
To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:
• Bachelor of Civil Engineering in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering (with honours) or closely related discipline.
• Meet all relevant criteria to gain entry to Swinburne’s PhD program.
• Expertise in specialised geotechnical experimental works
• Expertise in geotechnical instrumentation and performance monitoring
A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description

How to apply
Applicants should send their CV, academic transcripts, English test results (IELTS or TOEFL) to: Prof Arul Arulrajah, Department of Civil and Construction Engineering, Swinburne University of Technology, VIC 3122, email: aarulrajah@swin.edu.au, Phone: +61 3 9214 5741.

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 31st January 2018

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