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Marie Sklodowska-Curie PhD Position

Marie Curie PhD position in the EU ETN: Skin Tissue Integrity under Shear (STINTS)

Applications are invited for an Early Stage Researcher position in the Musculoskeletal Biomechanics Laboratory of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering of Tel Aviv University (TAU), Israel.

The topic of the PhD is the development and implementation of multiscale/multiphysics soft tissue models in non-diabetic and diabetic/obese persons, in the context of the individual risk for pressure ulcers or diabetic foot ulcers.

Other institutions in the STINTS network include Eindhoven University of Technology (Prof. Cees Oomens) and Université Grenoble Alpes (Prof. Yohan Payan):

The link to the advertisement for this position with further details about TAU, the STINTS European Training Network (ETN), and personal requirements/eligibility criteria can be found here:

 Informal enquiries are encouraged and should be directed to: Prof. Amit Gefen (

 Closing date for applications: 8th November 2019. The position is available now, with a start date expected to be as soon as is practical.

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