We are looking to recruit a PhD student to work on ‘An investigation of influence of construction methods on dynamic response of long-span residential timber floors’ within the School of Engineering and the Built Environment.
Academic qualifications: A first degree (at least a 2.1) ideally in Civil Engineering with a good fundamental knowledge of timber structures.
· Experience of fundamental in conducting laboratory tests
· Competent in Structural analysis, structural dynamics and structural mechanics
· Knowledge of timber as an engineering material, test standards
· Good written and oral communication skills
. Strong motivation, with evidence of independent research skills relevant to the project
· Good time management
. Knowledge of timber floor construction, design and structural behaviour