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    The Institute for Lightweight Design and Structural Biomechanics in
    Vienna, Austria ( is seeking a highly motivated
    Ph.D. STUDENT IN BONE MECHANICS to fill a graduate research assistant
    position for a period of 4 years with starting date January 1st 2006.

    Candidates must hold a Master’s Degree or an equivalent european
    Engineering Diploma in mechanical engineering, biomedical
    engineering, physics engineering or related field. Strong competences
    in biomechanics, finite element method and mechanics of materials are
    required. Preliminary experience with skeletal anatomy and
    physiology, computer tomography and material testing is desired.
    Knowledge of the german language is useful, but not mandatory.

    The graduate assistant will be involved in basic and applied research
    on bone mechanics and will take advantage of a state of the art
    laboratory for nano- and micromechanics of biological and biomimetic

    The Vienna University of Technology aims an increase in the
    proportion of women in its scientific personnel and encourages
    explicitely qualified women to apply for this position.

    Please send your questions regarding this assistantship to, but send your application,
    including a letter of motivation and complete CV, before October 12th
    2005, to
    Personalabteilung 1
    Karlsplatz 13
    1040 Wien

    Prof. Philippe Zysset
    Institute for Lightweight Design and Structural Biomechanics
    Vienna University of Technology (TU-Wien)
    Gußhausstrasse 27-29
    A-1040 Wien