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PhD Studentship in Building Material at ETH Zurich

PhD Studentship in Building Material, ETH Zurich, Swiss
At ETH Zurich, Department of Civil Engineering, Institute for Building Materials,
Field(s): material physics
Application deadline: Jun 20, 2010

Job description:
A position for a PhD position is available at ETH Z├╝rich, in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, in the new group of Micro-structure and Rheology, headed by Emanuela Del Gado, of the Institute for Building materials (http://www.ifb.ethz.ch).

The research will focus on the development of mesoscopic models and numerical experiments to investigate the rheology and mechanics of gels and glassy suspensions of interests for smart engineering materials (cement gels, nano-composite suspensions ...). The activity is part of an international and interdisciplinary research framework, including theoretical and experimental leading groups in the field of engineering materials. It is fully funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF).

ETH offers an exciting working environment and a competitive salary. The position will be available from July the 1st, 2010.

Interesting candidates will have a Master degree in physics, mathematics, physical chemistry, materials science, engineering, or a related field.

For information and applications, please contact:
Emanuela Del Gado
E-mail: delgado@mat.ethz.ch
Website: www.polyphys.mat.ethz.ch/people/senior_researchers/delgadoe)
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