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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 28, 2022

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Job Title
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Engineering Students

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

  • Postdoctoral Associate in Civil Engineering Department with a collaboration with Computer Science Department.
  • The Postdoctoral Associate is expected to assist the Principal Investigator (PI) in working on a project on developing innovative efficient construction materials for infrastructure. The emphasis on areas that will improve the sustainability and resilience of civil infrastructure is preferred.

  • Designing, organizing, and conducting research.
  • Writing technical reports, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and publish papers.
  • Proposing research ideas.
  • Assisting in writing research proposals.
  • Helping some teaching loads when applicable.

  • Doctoral degree in Civil Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, or other related fields with focus on construction and civil engineering materials testing and characterization.
  • Strong background in developing innovative and efficient construction materials for improving the sustainability and resilience of civil infrastructure.
  • Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Machine learning, digitalization, AI techniques, Modeling, Matlab, Latex.
  • Strong track-record in scientific contributions supported by peer-reviewed publications in top journals/conferences.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Additional education, experience, skills that are preferred for this position:
    • Design and development of new construction materials such as new composites and innovative materials based on coupled advanced multi-scale computational modeling and experimental characterization
    • Design and development of (1) fiber reinforced concrete (e.g., UHPC) for structural applications and rehabilitation, (2) ecofriendly, 3D printable construction materials (3) self-sensing concrete (4) novel material technologies for carbon capture and sequestration (5) autogenous/autonomous self-healing concrete.
  • Utilization of digital fabrication, including additive manufacturing in development and application of new construction materials and development and application of nano scale evaluation methods for material characterization and health monitoring
  • Using machine learning techniques to accelerate the design of novel concrete formulations with enhanced properties and lower carbon footprint.

  • Interested applicants should submit a single PDF that includes the following:
    • Cover Letter
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    • Three references and their contact information
    • Any other pertinent materials.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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