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08-28-2006, 12:12 PM
PhD and MSc positions for Australian residents

Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory
School of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Western Australia

"Biomechanics for Computer Integrated Medicine"

Applications are invited for PhD and MSc positions in the Intelligent
Systems for Medicine Laboratory, School of Mechanical Engineering, The
University of Western Australia.

According to Melbourne Institute Report on the International Standing
of Australian Universities, The University of Western Australia has the
highest research output (measured by a number of publications in major
journals) per academic staff in Australia.

Our group comprises a multi-disciplinary research team with projects in the
areas of soft tissue biomechanics, surgical simulation, medical robotics,
injury biomechanics, sport biomechanics and numerical methods. We actively
collaborate with the most reputable institutions in the world, such as
Harvard, Cambridge and AIST Labs. in Japan. Every research student at our
Laboratory has an opportunity to work at these destinations.
Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory belongs to the best funded
research centres within the School of Mechanical Engineering, with grants
from Australian Research Council and National Institute of Health (USA).

For further project details please consult
or contact Prof. Karol Miller at kmiller@mech.uwa.edu.au .

Three positions are available immediately. Candidates with a Bachelor degree
or equivalent in any area of Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer
Science, Neuroscience, Anatomy, Medicine or other related fields are
encouraged to apply. Experience with finite element analysis, image analysis
or graphics
hardware would be a distinct advantage.

Approved candidates with First Class Honours or equivalent will receive
scholarships of A$19231 - A$24231 (tax free), depending on the choice of the
Funding is available for three and a half years for PhD candidates and for
two years for MSc candidates.

Interested candidates should send their expressions of interest to:

Karol Miller, Dr habil.
Professor of Applied Mechanics
Director, Intelligent Systems for Medicine Lab.
Deputy Chair of Mechatronics
School of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Western Australia
35 Stirling Highway
Crawley WA 6009, AUSTRALIA
Phone: + (61) 8 6488 8545
Fax: + (61) 8 6488 1024
Email: kmiller@mech.uwa.edu.au
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