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Job ID: 143173

Ph.D. research assistants
University of Texas at Arlington

Date Posted Jun. 20, 2020
Title Ph.D. research assistants
University University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX, United States
Department Department of Civil Engineering
Application Deadline Open untill filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Graduate Student
  • Structural Engineering
    Civil Engineering

The Ashraf lab at the University of Texas at Arlington has opening for two Ph.D. research assistants to start from Fall 2020 or Spring 2021. Ph.D. students will work on federal and state-funded research projects supervised by Dr. Warda Ashraf. Visit to learn more about our research.

Research Area:
Alkali-activated materials, Durability of cement-based materials, life cycle analysis of materials.

1. Previous research experience on cementitious materials including mechanical performance testing and processing/characterization of cement-based materials.
2. Good knowledge in various cement chemistry including carbonated binders, alkali-activated materials, geopolymers, etc.
3. Knowledge/ experience of working on various experimental techniques including scanning electron microscopy (SEM), X-ray diffraction, thermal analysis, etc.
4. Proven record of research accomplishments through publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations in national/ international conferences is a big plus.
5. Ability to work in a team environment, oral, and written communication skills in English, and self-motivation with a strong work ethics.

Interested candidates should send a description of research experience, research plan, CV (including references, GRE/ TOEFL scores) and academic transcripts to Dr. Warda Ashraf by email.

Contact Information:
Warda Ashraf, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX 76010
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Documents required:

  • Cover letter describing candidate research experience, research plan, and career goal
  • CV
  • Academic transcripts (B.S., M.S.), GRE/ TOEFL scores
  • Three contacts of reference

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Dr. Warda Ashraf
    Department of Civil Engineering
    University of Texas at Arlington
    Neddermal Hall
    Arlington, TX 76017


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