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Tim L A Doyle
08-09-2006, 05:35 PM
The following position is being advertised. Please do not respond to me
directly, see contact details within the advertisement.

Title: PhD/Graduate Assistantship
Location: University of Western Australia
Date: August, 2006

The Biomechanics Research group (located in the School of Human Movement and
Exercise Science) at the University of Western Australia is currently
seeking a PhD student to work on 3 1/2 year NHMRC funded project. Briefly,
the project is investigating the biomechanical and neuromuscular changes
that occur as the result a training intervention with high-level amateur and
semi-professional Australian Rules Football players. As well as
biomechanical testing the project will also use an epidemiological approach
to investigate the incidence of injury in the participant groups.

The successful applicant will have a strong background in biomechanical
testing but must also understand how to use an epidemiological approach to
investigate the effect of a training program.

All applicants are first asked to contact Dr. David Lloyd
(dlloyd@cyllene.uwa.edu.au). Then with the support of Dr. David Lloyd,
Australian domestic applicants will be asked to apply for and obtain an APA
Scholarship (see
http://www.scholarships.uwa.edu.au/home/postgrad/general/australian_postgrad
uate_awards) international students will be asked to apply for and obtain an
IPRS (see
http://www.scholarships.uwa.edu.au/home/postgrad/international/iprs). In
addition to the usual tax-free stipends ($19, 231/year in 2006) offered by
these scholarships this position will attract an additional tax-free
$5000/year (for up to 3 years) as a top-up scholarship. Domestic
applications close 31st October, 2006, international applications close 31st
August, 2006.

For further information about the university go to http://www.uwa.edu.au.
The School of Human Movement and Exercise Science website is located at
http://www.hmes.uwa.edu.au/.

For specific details regarding the project contact:
David Lloyd PhD
Senior Lecturer - Biomechanics Group
School of Human Movement and Exercise Science, M408
Western Australia, Australia
University of Western Australia
Phone: +61 8 6488 3919
Fax: +61 8 6488 1039
Email: dlloyd@cyllene.uwa.edu.au



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Tim L A Doyle, PhD, CSCS
NHMRC Research Associate - Biomechanics Group
School of Human Movement & Exercise Science
The University of Western Australia
M408 35 Stirling Highway
Crawley WA 6907
Australia

Tel: +61 8 6488-2370
Fax: +61 8 6488-1039
Mob/Cell: +61 411 551 744
Email: tdoyle@cyllene.uwa.edu.au

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