(A-48) Two Phd Positions In Geotechnical Engineering Of Mine Tailings

(A-48) Two Phd Positions In Geotechnical Engineering Of Mine Tailings

18 Dec
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University of Western Australia
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Australia Plains

18 Dec

University of Western Australia

Australia Plains

An exciting opportunity exists for academically excellent candidates to conduct a PhD at The University of Western Australia in geotechnical engineering of mine tailings.



The Future Tails project is a collaboration between UWA, BHP and Rio Tinto. The focus of the project is the prevention of future catastrophic failures of mine tailings storage facilities.



It will position Australia as a global leader in tailings management thinking, training, research, education and practice.



The Future Tails PhD candidate will work on a project agreed between the two industry sponsors and UWA, prioritising a topic that will assist in significant reductions in the risks associated with management of mine tailings,

both here in Australia and internationally.



An AUD$30,000 annual stipend will be provided to the successful candidate, as will tuition fees (if applicable).



Eligible Candidates Will



- have a master's or bachelor's (honours) degree with outstanding results in a relevant field such as civil or geotechnical engineering

- preferably have demonstrated relevant experience in industry

- meet the admission requirements as set out by UWA, including meeting the English requirement.



Apply at scholarships.uwa.edu.au/futuretails



For more information, contact Professor Andy Fourie at click apply

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjobau.com/job/8968253/a-48-two-phd-positions-geotechnical-engineering-mine-tailings-australia-plains/?utm_source=html

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