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kmiller46
03-25-2008, 01:56 PM
PhD position



Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory. School of Mechanical
Engineering. The University of Western Australia
http://www.mech.uwa.edu.au/ISML/



"Computational and Analytical Modeling of Intracranial and Intraspinal
Dynamics": project in collaboration with ETH Zurich funded by Swiss National
Science Foundation.



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



The University of Western Australia is a medium-size research university
located in Perth, on the banks of Swan River, 7 km from the Indian Ocean
beach. 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.



Perth offers unparalleled living environment at reasonable costs.



Our group comprises a multi-disciplinary research team with projects in the
areas of numerical methods, soft tissue biomechanics, surgical simulation,
medical robotics, medical image registration, injury biomechanics and sport
biomechanics. For further project details please consult

http://www.mech.uwa.edu.au/ISML/projects.htm

or contact Prof. Karol Miller at kmiller@mech.uwa.edu.au .



One PhD position is available immediately (more positions may become
available in near future). Candidates with a Bachelor degree or equivalent
in any area of Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science or other
related fields are encouraged to apply. Experience with finite element
analysis, mesh free methods, image analysis or graphics hardware would be a
distinct advantage.



Approved candidates with First Class Honours or equivalent will receive
tuition fee waiver and scholarships of A$19200 - A$25000, depending on the
choice of the project.

Teaching assistantships are available on top of the scholarship.

Funding is available for three and a half years for PhD 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

http://www.mech.uwa.edu.au/~kmiller/

http://www.mech.uwa.edu.au/ISML/

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