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Job ID: 125415

Graduate Research Assistantship
Pennsylvania State University-University Park

Date Posted Jul. 9, 2019
Title Graduate Research Assistantship
University Pennsylvania State University-University Park
State College, PA, United States
Department Architectural Engineering - College of Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Jan. 15, 2020
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Several Ph.D. level graduate research assistantships are available at the Pennsylvania State University. The assistantships may start as early as in Spring or Summer 2020. The assistantships are housed in the Architectural Engineering department within the College of Engineering. Background in structural engineering and expertise in finite element modeling are required. Familiarity with probabilistic methods and uncertainty quantification techniques are desirable. Highly motivated, energetic individuals with an unparalleled work ethic are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants with a master’s degree are preferable.

Questions about the position can be directed to Prof. Sez Atamturktur, Ph.D., Harry and Arlene Schell Professor & Head of the Department of Architectural Engineering.

Interested individuals should send a detailed CV (including GPA and previous publications); 1-page cover letter summarizing research preparation and interests; GRE scores; TOEFL scores (if international applicant); copy of undergraduate and graduate transcripts and a list of three references to

  • Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Contact Information

  • Sez Atamturktur
    Architectural Engineering - College of Engineering
    Pennsylvania State University-University Park
    104 Engineering Unit a
    State College, PA 16801


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