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    PhD position

    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory. School of Mechanical
    Engineering. The University of Western Australia

    "Computational and Analytical Modeling of Intracranial and Intraspinal
    Dynamics": project in collaboration with ETH Zurich funded by Swiss National
    Science Foundation.

    Applications are invited for a PhD position 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

    or contact Prof. Karol Miller at .

    One PhD position is available immediately (more positions may become
    available in near future). Candidates with a Bachelor degree or equivalent
    in any area of Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science 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$19200 - 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.

    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


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