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zdomire91
01-08-2010, 05:35 AM
Funding is available for a Ph.D. student starting in the fall of 2010 at Texas Tech University.

Degree Offered:
Ph.D. in Biology

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

Current Research:
This position will focus on age related changes in skeletal muscle material properties and how these changes affect the response to exercise.

Stipend:
Full Assistantship stipend is $14,445.00 for nine months. Out of state tuition waivers are available. Outstanding candidates will be nominated for an additional $4,000 per year fellowship. There is also the possibility for additional summer funding.

Qualifications:
M.S. in a relevant discipline.
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 zachary.domire@ttu.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 zachary.domire@ttu.edu or visit the following websites.
http://www.biol.ttu.edu/Biology%20Shared%20Files/Misc%20Forms/Doctoral_Program.pdf

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

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




Zachary J. Domire Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in Biomechanics
Phone: (806)742-3361 ext. 229
Fax: (806)742-1688
E-mail: zachary.domire@ttu.edu