PhD position available in Civil Engineering HKUST
Applications are invited for a PhD position in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at
the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) under the supervision of Dr. Elias
Dimitrakopoulos. The envisaged research will be focused on Structural Dynamics and Bridge Engineering.
For further information, please send an informal enquiry to Dr. Dimitrakopoulos (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The work place
The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the HKUST is young and dynamic, and is one of
the most creative and most innovative, Civil Engineering Departments in universities in the region. Our
faculty and facilities are recognized internationally and rank among the very best in the world. In addition,
our School of Engineering has been consistently ranked among top 30 in the world according to the Times
Higher Education Supplement.
This is a call for high caliber candidates with a Master in civil engineering, who wish to pursue a PhD degree
in Civil Engineering at the HKUST.
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL):
Paper-based test (PBT) score ≥ 650, Internet-based test (iBT) score ≥ 95
International English Language Testing System (IELTS): overall score ≥ 7.0, all sub-scores ≥ 6.0
The standard studentship is approximately HK$20,000 (approximately €2,600) per month tax free. Strong
candidates will be supported to apply for the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme. The Hong Kong PhD
Fellowship provides an annual stipend of HK$340,000 (approximately €44,500) and a conference and
research-related travel allowance of HK$15,000 per year, for 3 years.
Form of employment: Time-limited
Work time: Full time
How to apply
Applications should consist of a detailed CV, UG and Master transcripts, TOFEL/IELTs results, and
publications if any, together with the names and contact details of two academic referees who can be
contacted prior to interview. The aforementioned documents should be sent by email to email@example.com (Dr.
Application deadline: 30 October 2022 (but the sooner the better)