Join LabMAT

The LabMAT is always looking for talented and highly motivated individuals to join our team. If you are interested in some of our research topics, please do not hesitate to contact us according to the following guidelines:

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students are welcome to join LabMAT contributing to some ongoing research. Undergraduate students interested, please directly contact with Prof. Jose Norambuena-Contreras at

​Graduate Students

Graduate students interested in pursuing postgraduate studies in LabMAT related with Innovative Construction Materials are invited to apply to the Doctoral programs at Universidad del Bío-Bío and Universidad de Concepción (in Chile), and Universidad de Oviedo (in Spain), where Prof. Jose Norambuena-Contreras is part of the faculty program. Graduate students interested in any of these Doctoral programs, please directly contact with Prof. Jose Norambuena-Contreras at

​Postdoctoral Candidates

Postdoctoral applicants with a recent PhD in Civil Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry or a closely related discipline, please directly contact with Prof. Jose Norambuena-Contreras at submitting your updated CV and a brief statement of your research interests and goals.

We are particularly looking for candidates with hands-on laboratory experience and who wish to apply to the Postdoctoral ANID grant 2023. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following: Self-healing materials based on microcapsules; Bioinspired construction materials; Waste valorization for advanced materials and Adaptive and multifunctional construction materials.

Open Positions
  • No Postdoc positions are currently open.
  • No PhD positions are currently open.