PhD student (doctoral candidate) in Engineering Science – University of Luxembourg

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PhD student (doctoral candidate) in Engineering Science
(Valid from 25/06/2022 to 27/08/2022)

Language: English (UK)
Country: Luxembourg

Organisation data: Department of Engineering (DoE)
Job Number: UOL05070
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
Duration 36 Month
Schedule Type: Full Time
Work Hours 40.0 Hours per Week

Functions: PhD Candidates
Job (internal): Doctoral Researcher

The University | About us…

The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.

The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) contributes multidisciplinary expertise in the fields of Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Life Sciences and Medicine. Through its dual mission of teaching and research, the FSTM seeks to generate and disseminate knowledge and train new generations of responsible citizens, in order to better understand, explain and advance society and environment we live in.

The open position is located at ArcelorMittal Chair at the University of Luxembourg, which was created by the University of Luxembourg and ArcelorMittal.

Your Role…

The PhD student (doctoral candidate) will work under the guidance of a professor on a research theme and will also contribute to education and committee work in a certain extent. She/he should finish the work with a doctoral degree in engineering science.

Foreseen research

The ArcelorMittal Chair of Steel construction researches in steel- and steel composite structures. The foreseen research project deals with the investigation of steel-timber structures and the respective load-bearing and failure behaviour. The different influencing parameters have to be investigated. Experimental works in the laboratory and numerical analyses with the help of scientific computational finite element programs (e.g. Sofistik or ABAQUS) have to be conducted.

What we expect from you…

* Diploma or Master degree in Civil Structural Engineering, Mechanics or an equivalent degree in engineering
* Willingness to enrol as PhD student at UL
* Basic competence in laboratory and analytical work is necessary
* Knowledge of nonlinear FE Analysis is mandatory
* Language: English, German or French will be seen as an asset

In Short…

* Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 36 Month (extendable up to 48 months if required)
* Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
* Location: Kirchberg
* Employee and student status
* Job Reference: UOL05070

The yearly gross salary for every PhD at the UL is EUR 38.028,96 (full time)

How to apply…

Applications should include:

* Cover letter / Motivation letter
* Curriculum Vitae
* Copies of Diploma and Transcripts (Master and Bachelor degrees)
* Recommendation letters
* Copies of Certificates and any additional information

We ensure a full consideration for applications received by 31 August 2022 – then the posting will remain online until filled. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

In return you will get…

* Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR).
* A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
* A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …

* Find out more about the University
* Addresses, maps & routes to the various sites of the University

Further information…

For additional information please contact:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christoph Odenbreit or Dr Jie Yang

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