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03-06-2008, 01:31 AM
The University of Pittsburgh, Department of Rehabilitation Science and
Technology (RST), is currently seeking student applications for several
PhD research assistantships in various areas in Rehabilitation Science.
We have extensive research facilities available for students and active
research in the areas of rehabilitation engineering, biomechanics,
assistive technology, rehabilitation science, standards development and
outcomes measures. Our research assistantships include full tuition
support and stipend. To be considered for a research assistantship,
students first need to apply and be accepted into the PhD degree program
in Rehabilitation Science. Further details about our graduate programs
can be found at:

8 and http://www.shrs.pitt.edu/rst/degrees/graduate.html

The RST department at U. Pitt houses three Rehabilitation Engineering
Research Centers supported by the National Institute on Disability and
Rehabilitation Research (NIDDR), on Wheeled Transportation Safety
(http://www.rercwts.pitt.edu ),
Telerehabilitation (http://www.rerctr.pitt.edu
), and Spinal Cord Injury
(http://www.rercsci.pitt.edu ),
respectively. RST is also a partner in the Human Engineering Research
Laboratories with the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (www.herlpitt.org
), and a partner in the NSF-funded Quality of
Life Technology Engineering Research Center with Carnegie Mellon
(www.qolt.org ).

Admission to our graduate programs is on a rolling basis; however,
students interested in research assistantships starting in the Fall 2008
or Spring 2009 Terms should consider applying as soon as possible as the
number of available slots are limited. For information on how to apply
please go to: http://www.shrs.pitt.edu/cms/school/admissions.asp

Students with specific questions about the research assistantships
opportunities available please contact directly:

Alicia Koontz, PhD, RET, Associate Professor, Phone (412) 365-4833,
Email: akoontz@pitt.edu