[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Funded PhD in Rehab-Robotics and Neuromechanics, Univ. of Wollongong, Australia
A funded PhD position is available in the fields of rehabilitation robotics and the neuromechanics of human movement at the School of Mechanical, Materials, Mechatronic and Biomedical Engineering (MMMB), University of Wollongong, Australia. It is expected that the thesis will involve interdisciplinary themes related to human-machine interaction, mathematical modelling and simulation, robotics and soft actuators, and human movement science.
Candidates are required to have a strong background in mechanics and mechanical design as well as knowledge of human physiology related to movement. Additional experience in experimental methods (e.g. motion capture technology, EMG etc) and demonstrable effectiveness in disseminating scientific results (e.g. publications/talks in conferences) will be considered favourably.
1) By 15th September 2018: Email a detailed CV (max 4 pages), publication list (or other supporting material), and a 1-page motivation letter to [hidden email] 2) By mid-October 2018: Shortlisted candidates apply to UOW's scholarship program
3) Final decision will be available in December 2018 with the position expected to commence in February 2019.
* This position is offered as part of a newly filled faculty position at the school of MMMB. The successful candidate will have available a significant amount of time and effort of the supervisor/co-supervisor towards thesis guidance and a successful completion.
* Situated close to Sydney, Wollongong offers a great mix of coastal and city life. If you like the idea of sun, sand, surf and science, all in one place, then you can't go wrong with Wollongong!
School of Mechanical, Materials, Mechatronic and Biomedical Engineering (MMMB)
Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences (EIS)
University of Wollongong
Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia