Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-PDARANDLES52521 [#18699]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering / Biomedical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2021/07/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/05/25, finished 2022/02/05, listed until 2021/11/25)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Randles Lab has an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Associate to conduct applied research and development in the area of biomedical fluid simulation. The focus of the candidate will be on developing and optimizing computational fluid-structure interaction methods to investigate cancer cell migration. This work will be completed as part of a wider multidisciplinary team developing patient-specific hemodynamic models to provide insight into the development and progression of disease. This position is available for immediate hire with a 1-year term and opportunity for additional annual renewal contingent on performance and funding availability.

The applicant must be detail-oriented, independent, proactive, well-organized, and able to manage multiple and changing priorities as needed to move experiments and the research program forward, in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a strong commitment to research and work ethic, and a positive attitude are required for this team-based position. The candidate must be able to follow instructions from the PI, set and achieve goals in a timely manner and function in a fast-paced environment.

Minimum Requirements:

-Candidates should have relevant research experience and hold a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or another related field.

-Excellent knowledge of computational fluid dynamics

-Experience with C programming

-Research experience

-Knowledge of parallel programming

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