Research grant at University of Minho - Doctoral Programme in Civil Engineering

The Institute for Sustainability and Innovation in Structural Engineering (ISISE) is now opening one PhD position supported by its strategic funding with the financial support of FCT/MEC through national funds and when applicable co-financed by the FEDER under the PT2020 Partnership Agreement.
Applicants must be a MSc holder in Civil Engineering or related fields of science, such as Electronical Engineering or Biological Engineering for selected research subjects, with a minimum grade of 15/20 (Portuguese scale), 110 e lode (Italian scale) or 75% or equivalent (other country scales).
Candidates will carry out their research in one of the following subjects:
  • Biostabilization of soils by enzymatic calcium carbonate precipitation;
  • Bio-inspired structural health monitoring systems for civil engineering structures;
  • Risk management of offshore structures based on reliability structural assessment.
The candidates should indicate in their application a maximum of two subjects where they wish to carry out research.
The grant will have a duration of 12 months, starting after 1st December 2015.
Monthly grant: € 980.00 (tax free), according to the stipends values of the grants awarded directly by the FCT in Portugal.

The application is open from 19 October to 11 November 2015.

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