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Philippe Zysset
05-17-1999, 02:08 AM
TimesDear subscribers,

Please find below two annoucements for a doctoral position in
Switzerland. Make sure to send applications and requests directly to
the hiring professors. Thank you.



Doctoral candidate position in biomechanics


The laboratory of applied mechanics and reliability analysis at the
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (LMAF/DGM/EPFL) is
looking for one qualified individual to carry out combined experimental
and numerical research on the mechanical properties of the periodontal
ligament. The project is to be conducted under the joint direction of
the LMAF/EPFL and the Department of Prosthodontics, University of
Geneva. The results of this project will lead to his/her doctoral
degree. The candidate should have a diploma (or equivalent degree) in
bioengineering, mechanical engineering, physics, mechanics of materials
or a related field with strong interests in experimental and/or
computational methods in biomechanics. The starting date is May 1,
1999, or later. The conditions of acceptance are those of the EPFL.


Applications and requests for further information should be directed to
: Professor John BOTSIS, LMAF/DGM/EPFL, CH-1015 Lausanne (e-mail:
john.botsis@epfl.ch)



Doctoral candidate position in biomechanics


The School of Dentistry of the University of Geneva is opening a
position for a qualified individual to carry out combined experimental
and numerical research on the mechanical properties of the periodontal
ligament. The project is to be conducted under the joint direction of
the Department of Prosthodontics, University of Geneva, the laboratory
of applied mechanics and reliability analysis at the Swiss Federal
Institute of Techology, Lausanne, and the section of Physics,
University of Geneva. The results of this work will lead to a doctoral
degree. The candidate must have a diploma (or equivalent degree) in
bioengineering, mechanical engineering, physics, mechanics of materials
or a related field with strong interests in experimental methods in
biomechanics. The starting date is May 1, 1999, or later.


Applications and/or further information should be directed to :
Professor Urs BELSER, Dept of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry,
University of Geneva, CH-1205 Geneva (tel: + 41 22 382 91 29; fax: +41
22 372 94 97; e-mail: Urs.Belser@medecine.unige.ch)



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Philippe K. ZYSSET Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Laboratory of Applied Mechanics and Reliability Analysis (LMAF)

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL)

CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

tel: +41 21 693 59 73

fax: +41 21 693 35 09

e-mail: Philippe.Zysset@epfl.ch

http://dgmwww.epfl.ch/icap/lmaf/

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