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zjdomire45
05-23-2009, 04:36 AM
Funding is available for a graduate student starting in the fall of 2009 at Texas Tech University.

Degree Offered:
MS in Health, Exercise, and Sport Sciences, the specialist area of study would be biomechanics

Responsibilities:
Research assistants are expected to contribute 20 hour per week towards laboratory research.

Current Research:
This position will focus on the effects of strength training on activities of daily living in the elderly

Stipend:
Full Assistantship stipend is $8,600.00 for nine months. Out of state tuition waivers are available.

Qualifications:
For admission of a student into the Biomechanics Program, the main considerations are: (a) the course background of the student (science courses, including physics, mechanics, mathematics, computer science, anatomy, physiology, etc.); (b) the student's mathematics ("quantitative") GRE score, which should be at least in the high 600's. Outstanding students from the biological and engineering sciences are encouraged to apply; (c) strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills are required.

Applications:
Please send a letter of interest, transcript (unofficial copies are fine), cv/resume, a writing sample, and the names and contact information of three references to Domire.Zachary@Mayo.edu.
Letters of interest should be received as soon as possible. We will continue our search until a suitable candidate is found.

About Texas Tech and Lubbock:
Texas Tech was founded in 1923 and is home to nearly 30,000 students. The University is rapidly growing and has a planned enrollment of 40,000 students. The campus sits on 1,839 acres (7.44 km2), which makes it the second largest contiguous university campus in the United States. The campus was recently described by sports illustrated reporter, Stewart Mandel, as "one of the 10 most beautiful campuses I've seen".

Lubbock is in northwest Texas. With a population of nearly a quarter of a million people, it is the 90th largest city in the US. Lubbock has a mild semi arid climate. The state of Texas has no state income tax and Lubbock has a lower cost of living compared to other Texas cities.

For additional information please email me at Domire.Zachary@Mayo.edu or visit the following websites.
http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hess/content/students/grad/index.php

http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/

http://www.city-data.com/city/Lubbock-Texas.html


Zachary J. Domire Ph.D.
Division of Orthopedic Research
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Phone: 507-255-3644
Fax: 507-284-5392
E-mail: Domire.Zachary@mayo.edu
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