PhD studentship available - UK based

From: Kenny Dalgarno (
Date: Fri Oct 03 2003 - 11:12:03 EEST

Research Studentship in Mass Customisation of Foot Orthoses for
Rheumatoid Arthritis

The appointment will be for a period of three years, with a start date
between the 1st November 2003 and the 1st January 2004. The successful
applicant will work on an Arthitis Research Campaign Research Project to
be carried out collaboratively by the School of Medicine (Academic Unit
of Musculoskeletal Disease) and the School of Mechanical Engineering to
develop approaches to the rapid provision of foot orthoses for sufferers
of rheumatoid arthritis, using advanced CAD/CAM and rapid prototyping

Applicants should have a first or upper second class UK honours degree
(or equivalent qualification) in Mechanical Engineering, Medical
Engineering or a closely related discipline. They should also
demonstrate enthusiasm, project management abilities and team-working

Both the Academic Unit of Musculoskeletal Disease and the School of
Mechanical Engineering are internationally respected for the quality of
their research activities.

The successful applicant will have their University fees paid and will
receive a tax free maintenance payment of =A313,220 in the first year,
rising to =A314,761 in year 3 assuming satisfactory progress. The
scholarship is only available to candidates from the UK or other EU

Informal enquiries about the post may be made to Dr KW Dalgarno.

        * 0113 343 2234

        Fax: 0113 343 2150=20



Applications should be made on the standard University of Leeds
application form. The application procedure (together with the
opportunity to download an application form) is outlined at:-=20

or again, e-mail Dr KW Dalgarno.

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