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05-13-2008, 12:17 PM
PhD and MSc positions

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.

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

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

Three positions, funded through The Australian Research Council and National
Institute of Health (USA) are available immediately. Candidates with a
Bachelor degree or equivalent in any area of Mathematics, Physics,
Engineering, Computer Science, Neuroscience, Anatomy 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$20000 - 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 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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