International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property

Positions available on Earthquake Engineering and Masonry Structures (PhD Student)

Portugal
Job location: Minho
The Historical and Masonry Structures (HMS) group of the Institute for Sustainability and Innovation in Structural Engineering (ISISE), University of Minho, Portugal, plans to open two PhD student positions
(duration of the contract planned for 3 years).

The positions will focus on (i) rocking motion of masonry structures subjected to out-of-plane loading and (ii) territorial scale analysis to building aggregates.

(i) rocking motion of masonry structures:
Necessary qualifications: MSc degree in Civil Engineering or Earthquake Engineering. A strong background in structural dynamics and masonry structures with a passion for numerical modelling and mathematics, or similar qualifications, would be considered an asset.

(ii) territorial scale analysis to building aggregates:
Necessary qualifications: MSc degree in Civil Engineering or Earthquake Engineering. A good understanding of masonry structures, structural dynamics and statistical analysis, would be considered an asset, together with a keen interest in the use of GIS tools (or similar).

Students completing their MSc degree in the next months are invited to demonstrate their interest in the position.

If interested, please send your résumé with a copy of the BSc and MSc certificates to Dr Nicola Chieffo (nicola.chieffo@gmail.com) clearly stating the position for which you are applying. If your MSc certificate is not yet issued, please provide your current course certificate and GPA.
Application deadline: