The Ashraf lab at the University of Texas at Arlington is currently seeking a postdoctoral research associate with a Ph.D. degree in civil engineering or other closely related disciplines including material science, chemistry, and chemical engineering. The post-doctoral fellow will work with Dr. Warda Ashraf in multiple federal and state-funded research projects. Visit www.ashraf-lab.com to learn more about our research.
The post-doctoral position is immediately available. Funding is available for two years; however, the initial appointment will be for one year and may be extendable.
Research Area (listed in order of priority):
Geochemical modeling, geopolymers, alternative cementitious materials, advanced experimental techniques for cement-based materials.
1. Proven record of research accomplishments through publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at national/ international conferences.
2. Good knowledge in various cement chemistry including alkali-activated materials and carbonated binders.
3. Experimental skill and lab experience including mechanical performance testing, and processing/characterization of cement-based materials.
4. Ability to work in a team environment, oral, and written communication skills in English, and self-motivation with strong work ethics.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter describing candidate research experience, research plan, and career goal; and resume (including references); academic transcripts to Dr. Warda Ashraf by email.
Warda Ashraf, Ph.D.
Department of Civil Engineering
University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX 76010
Research website: https://www.ashraf-lab.com/
CACM website: https://cacm.uta.edu/
Department website: https://www.uta.edu/academics/schools-colleges/engineering/academics/depart…
- Cover letter describing candidate research experience, research plan, and career goal
- Academic transcripts (B.S., M.S., Ph.D.)
- Three contacts of reference