[visionlist] PhD scholarship - University of Melbourne: School of Computer Science & Software Engineering / Department of Optometry & Vision Sciences

Allison Maree Mckendrick allisonm at unimelb.edu.au
Mon Oct 18 04:23:27 GMT 2010


PhD Scholarship: Computational modeling relating ocular imaging to visual performance.

 

School of Computer Science & Software Engineering

Department of Optometry & Vision Sciences

The University of Melbourne


PhD Project: The project will explore how anatomical information can be used to inform the testing of visual function (in particular, the visual field). The student will work within a multidisciplinary team from both the School of Computer Science & Software Engineering and the Department of Optometry & Vision Sciences, and will collaborate with leading national and international partners. The project involves collaboration with a leading international ophthalmic imaging company through an Australian Research Council Linkage Project. 

The Person: The candidate will be selected based on academic merit and research potential and/or experience. The candidate must hold or expect to hold a Bachelors degree with Honours Class 1 or Class 2A, or a Masters Degree in a suitable area: computer science, mathematics, vision science. 

Remuneration: The stipend is funded by an Australian Postgraduate Industry Award as part of ARC Linkage Project  LP100100250 at a rate of $26,000 per annum (tax free) for three years. 

Contact: Further information regarding the project can be obtained by contacting A/Prof Andrew Turpin: aturpin at unimelb.edu.au <mailto:aturpin at unimelb.edu.au>  or Dr Allison McKendrick: allisonm at unimelb.edu.au


Applications: Please send a cover letter and curriculum vitae outlining your interest and suitability for this position to:
A/Prof Andrew Turpin

School of Computer Science & Software Engineering

The University of Melbourne

Parkville 3010

Email: aturpin at unimelb.edu.au

Applications Close: 5 November 2010



 

Why choose The University of Melbourne? In the recent Times Higher Education rankings of the world's top 200 universities, Melbourne ranked top in Australia and 36 in the world. 

For more info see: http://our.melbourne.edu.au/students.html#internationalprofile

 
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Dr Allison McKendrick, MScOptom PhD
Australian Research Council Future Fellow
Department of Optometry & Vision Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Parkville 3010
Ph: +61 (0)3 93497407
allisonm at unimelb.edu.au <mailto:allisonm at unimelb.edu.au> 
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