Available Geotechnical Positions:|
Graduate Research Assistantships
Lehigh University, PA
Graduate student research/assistantship in geotechnical engineering at OU
The Geotechnical Group in the Department of Civil and Environmental
Engineering at Lehigh University has TWO Graduate Assistant positions
available for Academic Year 1998-1999. Offers are expected to be made by
April 13, 1998, so potential candidates are encouraged to contact Prof.
Raschke via e-mail as soon as possible (email@example.com). Potential
candidates must officially apply to Lehigh University by April 15, 1998.
Position 1- Masters or Ph.D. Level (tuition waiver only)
This position is open to exceptionally qualified students interesting in
pursuing a graduate degree in Geotechnical Engineering at the Masters or
Ph.D. level. The student will assist in the establishment and maintenance
of a new "Geotechnical Multimedia Laboratory for Courseware Development and
Instruction." In addition, the student will aid faculty and graduate
students in the development of multi-media and on-line educational
materials for geotechnical classes. The student should posses strong
computer hardware and software skills. Knowledge of computer networking,
the Microsoft Windows NT operating system, and programming skills are
Funding (tuition waiver only) is currently available for two years of
support, which is sufficient for completion of a MS degree. Students
pursuing a doctoral degree may receive support under continued research
and/or teaching assignments.
Position 2 - Ph.D. Level Only (tuition waiver AND stipend)
This position is open to exceptionally qualified students interested in
pursuing a graduate degree in Geotechnical Engineering at the Ph.D. level.
The student will work on research to incorporate imaging and visualization
technologies to improve geotechnical and geoenvironmental site
characterization techniques. Computer-based modeling techniques for
characterizing and visualizing subsurface soil properties will be developed.
The student should possess strong analytical skills, including statistical
methods. Experience with image processing, geographic information systems
and/or spatial modeling is desirable. Familiarity with UNIX- and
Windows-based computer systems, and computer programming languages such as
Java, C, and /or C++ is desirable. In addition, the student should have a
strong interest in in-situ geotechnical testing and sampling.
Funding is currently available for three years of support (12-month
appointment), which is sufficient for completion of a Ph.D. degree. The
assistantship carries a monthly stipend of $1200/mo. during the 9-month
academic year and $1400/mo. during the summer. A full tuition waiver for
18 credits of coursework per academic year is provided.
For additional information about Lehigh University and its academic
programs, see Lehigh Website.
Scott A. Raschke, Ph.D. | Lehigh University
Assistant Professor | Dept. of Civil and Environ. Eng.
Phone: (610) 758-3555 | Fritz Engineering Laboratory
Fax: (610) 758-6405 | 13 East Packer Avenue
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org | Bethlehem, PA 18015