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MPhil/PhD Studentship in Biomechanics


Project Description

School of Sport and Exercise Science, University of Lincoln
Delsys Europe Ltd, Salford, UK

The School of Sport and Exercise Science, at the University of Lincoln are offering a funded studentship, in partnership with Delsys Europe Ltd. We are looking for an outstanding, highly-motivated individual to join a thriving research environment. This PhD represents an opportunity to work in partnership with an industry leader and applied practitioners.

The project relates to the application of surface EMG decomposition to sporting performance or clinical rehabilitation. Applicants from sport science, biomechanics, kinesiology, engineering or related areas are all eligible to apply. A strong aptitude for mathematics, an ability to program in MATLAB, and experience of EMG software is desirable.

Applicants should have a first or upper second class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant area. Applicants with a relevant Masters are particularly welcome. Suitably qualified candidates worldwide may apply, although international students must self-fund the difference between the International and UK/EU fees. Applicants should possess excellent report writing and English language communication skills as well as an ability to work to deadlines. The studentship will require you to do up to 6 hours of work per week, such as, developing partnerships in industry within the region. As such, it is anticipated that the appointed candidate is comfortable liaising with external partners. The income of this will go towards the cost of your tuition fees and any surplus fees will be paid by the College.

More details regarding the School of Sport and Exercise Science and the University can be found at http://www.lincoln.ac.uk. Further details of Delsys and their EMG decomposition technologies can be found at http://www.delsys.com/neuromap.

Candidates are encouraged to contact Dr Franky Mulloy (telephone 01522 835396; email ) for an informal discussion.

An application of a two-page CV and one-page cover letter, including a brief insight into the research topic area, should be e-mailed to Maureen Young (). Please quote project ID in the subject line of the email.

Closing Date: 17th December 2019
Interviews: Week commencing 20th January 2019
Start Date: 3rd February 2020 or by agreement.

Those called for interview will be required to prepare a presentation.

Supervisors: Dr Franky Mulloy, Dr Sandy Willmott, Dr Steven Lindley, Prof. David Mullineaux

Location: Brayford Campus, Lincoln

Funding Notes

Suitably qualified candidates worldwide may apply, although International students must self-fund the difference between the International and UK/EU fee rate, (an additional £9,373 per annum).

Home/EU fees will be paid by Studentship
£15,009 per annum stipend paid monthly

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