Investigators from the Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine at The University of Melbourne are actively seeking a MPhil/PhD student with a background in exercise science/kinesiology/physiotherapy/science/biomedical or mechanical engineering/biomedical science, or related field with an interest in exercise as a treatment for people with knee osteoarthritis. The project will investigate the effects of exercise on knee joint loading in people with knee osteoarthritis using the latest, most innovative biomechanical models.

The Centre of Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine boasts a strong multi-disciplinary team including academics and clinicians with expertise in physiotherapy, biomechanics, exercise science, engineering, podiatry and biostatistics. Our main research focus is on the role of conservative strategies, particularly exercise, in promoting overall health and wellbeing and in preventing and managing musculoskeletal conditions. Our personnel, combined with world-class facilities will ensure you have the opportunity for an unparalleled research experience in the worlds most liveable city, Melbourne, Australia.

High quality applicants will be encouraged to apply for a scholarship. In particular, we are looking for an individual interested in full-time study with:
Excellent undergraduate/honors grades (entry requirements for MPhil http://mdhs-study.unimelb.edu.au/deg...ophy/overview; entry requirements for PhD http://mdhs-study.unimelb.edu.au/deg...y-requirements)
Ability to work co-operatively within an interdisciplinary group
Ability to work independently
Proficiency in English

For further information or to express interest in this position please contact
Dr Michelle Hall (halm@unimelb.edu.au) with your CV and a one-page personal statement by October 20th, 2017.

Further information about the Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine is available at http://healthsciences.unimelb.edu.au...about-us/chesm

Further information about a MPhil at The University of Melbourne is available at
http://mdhs-study.unimelb.edu.au/deg...sophy/overview
Further information about a PhD at The University of Melbourne is available at
http://mdhs-study.unimelb.edu.au/deg...sophy/overview

Dr Michelle Hall
Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine | Department of Physiotherapy

Level 7,Alan Gilbert Building
161 Barry Street
The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010Australia
T: +61 3 83440556| E: halm@unimelb.edu.au