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kmiller46
12-16-2008, 12:07 PM
PhD and MSc positions

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

"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 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 .

Three positions 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.

Special agreement between The UWA and China makes obtaining scholarships by
Chinese residents substantially easier, see

http://www.scholarships.uwa.edu.au/home/postgrad/international/iprs

and

http://www.scholarships.uwa.edu.au/home/postgrad/international/china_sch

Deadline for scholarship applications is 20 Feb. 2009.


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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