About the position
I am seeking a talented and highly motivated MSc student interested in developing computational models and technologies for the study in one of the following areas: i. lower limb amputation biomechanics and associated technologies, ii. knee osteoarthritis biomechanics and prevention, and iii. balance control and fall prevention. The candidate can pursue their studies in either the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies (SKHS) or the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Queen’s universities and the position is intended to start in Fall of 2023.
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in mechanical, electrical, biomedical engineering, kinesiology, or a related filed. Prior research experience in biomechanics or motor control, and data analysis and programming skills (MATLAB and Simulink) are desirable.

To qualify for the funding for this position, the student must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
The position comes with a tuition support and teacher assistantship, and a graduate research studentship; however, all applicants are expected to apply for the 2023-2024 Canada Graduate Scholarship - Masters (CGS-M) Competition (deadline is December 1st; information, guidelines and complete instructions for the CGS-M are available at: https://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/PG-CS/CGSM-BESCM_eng.asp). Interested applicants will be supported to prepare their applications.

Application details
For full consideration of funding, interested students are encouraged to email Dr. Pouya Amiri (p.amiri@imperial.ac.uk) their CV, a one-page statement of interest (indicating their interests and previous experience), and their transcript. Please use “MSc applicant-MSK engineering” in your email subject line. Deadline for the departmental application is March 1st, 2023, but interested applicants are encouraged to contact Dr Amiri as soon as possible.

Queen’s university is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. We welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons.

Pouya Amiri, PhD
School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Queen’s University