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Fully funded PhD Position @ Civil Engineering

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is a multi-campus, multi-disciplinary research academia that is accredited with ‘A++’ by NAAC and is ranked as one of the best research institutions in India.

The Department of Civil Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus, is inviting applications from qualified candidates for a fully funded PhD position to work in a DST funded project: Sustainable urban water management. This is a collaborative project with BITS Pilani, BITS Hyderabad and Aligarh Muslim University.

Job Description: Assessment of urban water infrastructure for sustainable water services to meet the demands for water supply system (quality and quantity of drinking water), sewage system, and storm water drainage system.
Design the infrastructure’s capacity considering the stress from climate change.
Integration of opinions and solutions from stakeholders for Infrastructure projects planning, design, construction, and management using life cycle assessment.
Case study Cities: Madurai, Jaipur and Visakhapatnam.
Qualifications: BE/BTech in Civil Engineering and ME/MTech in Water Resources Engineering / Environmental Engineering /Other relevant disciplines.
Two years of research experience in water supply / urban water infrastructure / water quality modelling and analysis / water resources systems analysis or other relevant areas is desirable.
Experience in Programming, GIS, and hydrologic modelling skills are preferred.
GATE qualified candidates are preferred.
Other requirements: The research scholar should be willing to work collaboratively with other scholars working in this project at collaborating institutions.
Willing to travel to case study cities and collaborating institutions for field work and to attend meetings.
Consolidated Salary: Rs 31,000 + 16% HRA per month for the first two years
Rs 35,000 + 16% HRA per month from 3rd year onwards.
Duration: 3 Years (One year extension is possible based on the performance and availability of funds).
Location: Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore Campus
How to Apply: Apply through the online form given below with latest CV mentioning academic, research and publication details. Also, attach the degree certificates and marksheets.
Last date to apply: 21 November 2021
For more details about the vacancy, contact Dr B Soundharajan
Associate Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Amrita School of Engineering – Coimbatore Campus
Coimbatore – 641112
b_soundharajan@cb.amrita.edu

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