The Department of Civil Engineering in the Swenson College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD) seeks applications for a postdoctoral associate to work on ongoing research projects in the area of Pavement Engineering/Transportation Engineering. The selected applicant will work at the University of Minnesota, Duluth and be mentored by Dr. Manik Barman, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering. The initial appointment will be for one year with further appointments contingent upon performance and funding. Individuals with research accomplishments in pavement engineering area would be particularly qualified for this position. A competitive salary will be commensurate with education and training.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Participation in the execution and management of the ongoing research project works;
Participation in field, laboratory and analytical works for the ongoing research projects;
Participation in writing of research reports, articles for publications and research proposals;
Participation in preparation of research related presentations and attending research meetings.
Ph.D. degree in civil engineering or related discipline;
Excellent laboratory and analytical skills;
Excellent written communication skills to support quality research reporting and publications;
Potential for developing proposals for new research projects;
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
Research experience in the area of pavement engineering/ pavement material characterization/ pavement analysis and design/ pavement performance evaluation;
Excellent laboratory and quantitative skills;
Experience in finite element analysis;
Potential for developing proposals for new research projects and bringing in new research ideas;
A record of publications in peer reviewed conferences and journals.
Internal Number: 329135
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