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Position: PhD (Doctoral candidate) in Engineering Science
Institution: University of Luxembourg
Location: Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Duties: The PhD-student (Doctoral candidate) will work under the guidance of a professor on a research theme in Environmental assessment of building structures and will also contribute to education in Steel/Composite Construction in a certain extent. She/he should finish the work with a doctoral degree in engineering science
Requirements: Diploma or Master degree in preferably Civil/Environmental Engineering or an equivalent degree in engineering; Knowledge in Life-Cycle analysis; Willingness to enroll as PhD-student at UL; Basic competence in laboratory and analytical work is advantangeous; Language: English (and German or French)
   
Text: UOL04085 31-Dec-2099 The University | About us... The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character . It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching , is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education. 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 in Environmental assessment of building structures and will also contribute to education in Steel/Composite Construction 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 and innovative solutions that reduce environmental impact and support a rational use of natural resources in the building and construction sector. Circular reusable structures open scenarios and challenges for more sustainable buildings that aim to reduce or eliminate its impacts on the environment. This research will work out possible projections concerning the construction market development and combine it with different building construction- and circularity assumptions - in order to obtain scenarios for future carbon emissions savings. The capability to perform Life-Cycle Analyses, with focus on Global Warming Potential at building structure levels is needed for this specific project in accordance with standards such as ISO 14040, ISO 14044, EN 15804 and EN 15978, considering recyle and reuse of end-of-life building products inclusive Module D specified in EN 15804. Routes shall be evaluated to satisfy the green deal targets. What we expect from you… Diploma or Master degree in preferably Civil / Environmental Engineering or an equivalent degree in engineering Knowledge in Life-Cycle analysis Willingness to enroll as PhD-student at UL Basic competence in laboratory and analytical work is advantangeous Language: English (and German or French) In Short... Contract Type: Initial 36 months fixed-term contract - renewable for up to 48 months (depending on thesis progress evaluation) Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week Location: Kirchberg Internal Title: Doctoral Researcher Employee and student status Job Reference: UOL04085 How to apply... Applications should include: Curriculum Vitae Cover letter Transcripts and Degree Certificates Reference letters, Publications, Master Thesis (optional) Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. 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 christoph.odenbreit@uni.lu or Dr. Jie Yang jie.yang@uni.lu
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