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EPSRC Industrial Case Award PhD Studentship (Full time 3.5 years)

We invite applications for this unique research collaboration between the Departments of Surgery and Bioengineering at Imperial College London and the GB Rowing Team.

Applicants should have at least a first class or upper second class degree in a subject related to bioengineering, human performance or rehabilitation sciences to undertake a PhD research programme in the area of elite biomechanical performance and modelling.

The project will involve interactions with Olympic level coaches and athletes and as a CASE award will include working with the sport directly.  This project will build upon a long standing collaboration and research programme further details of which are from Imperial College.

Because of the breadth of skills required, some of which the applicant will have to develop, the applicant should be highly personally motivated, with the ability to study independently.  In addition, the applicant should be an exceptional communicator able to work together with a larger team.  This larger team includes the Imperial College academic team as well as the GB Rowing coaching and medical teams.

A stipend and fees for 3 ½ years will be awarded.  Students must satisfy the eligibility criteria, including UK or EU residence for three or more years.
To find out more about research at Imperial in this area, follow this link:
http://www1.imperial.ac.uk/medicine/about/divisions/sora/biosurg/performance/biodynamics/

http://www.bg.ic.ac.uk/research/musculoskeletalmechanics/

For information on how to apply please follow this link
http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/pgprospectus/howtoapply

For further details of the post contact Dr Alison McGregor ([email protected], + 44 (0) 20 8383 8831) or Dr Anthony Bull ([email protected], +44(0) 207 594 5186.

Interested applicants should send a current curriculum vitae to Dr McGregor on the above e-mail address.  Suitable candidates will be required to complete an electronic application form at Imperial College London in order for their qualifications to be addressed by College Registry.

Closing date: 31st August 2009, interview date 21st September 2009

Job type : Other Vacancy

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