The Wei Research Group in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is seeking a Ph.D. student to work on Sustainable Cementitious Materials and High-Performance Concrete. The admitted students will work in a collaborative and supportive research environment. Highly motivated individuals with the following background are encouraged to apply:
(i) Sustainable cementitious composites;
(ii) High-performance concrete;
(iii) Fiber-reinforced concrete;
(iv) Cement chemistry;
(v) Concrete durability;
(vi) Multiscale material characterization.
Laboratory research experience with a master’s degree in Structural Engineering or Material Science is preferred. Interested applicants should email a detailed C.V. and transcript(s) in a single PDF file to Dr. Jianqiang Wei (Jianqiang_wei@uml.edu). The position is immediately available, and preference will be given to students who can start in Fall 2021 or Spring 2022. To receive full consideration, applications should be received by September 30, 2020.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is a national research university committed to preparing students for work in the real world – solving real problems and helping real people – by providing an affordable, high-quality education. The university’s ranking is improving dramatically, the third-fastest in the nation. The campus is located in the big Boston area, one of the most well-developed regions in the U.S.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.
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