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jwakeling56
11-03-2008, 09:01 AM
PhD opportunity: Muscle Mechanics


Location: Neuromuscular Mechanics Laboratory, Department of Biomedical
Physiology and Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University

(Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada)


Job description: The project will be concentrated on theoretical and
modeling studies to examine fundamental aspects of motor control and
architectural design of muscles. This position is supported by funding
from the NIH and is set within the Department of Biomedical Physiology
and Kinesiology, Faculty of Science. The ideal candidate will be
highly motivated and have an outstanding track record in previous
undergraduate and/ or graduate work. The candidate must be fluent in
written and spoken English. Desirable skills and attributes include,
but are not limited to, the following:

*Knowledge of neuromuscular physiology

*Knowledge of mechanical systems analysis

*Strong quantitative background with experience in computer programming

*Publications in peer-reviewed journals


Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience.


Start date: Immediate - early 2009.


Please send a summary of research interests, CV and contact information

from three references to Dr. James Wakeling (wakeling@sfu.ca).

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.