Duke University, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

841 18957
Position ID:Duke-MEMS-AIR1 [#18957, 51088709]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27701, United States [map]
Subject Area: Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2021/07/23 11:59PMhelp popup deleted (posted 2021/07/15, listed until 2022/01/15)
Position Description:    

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

Minimum qualifications/requirements

Associate in Research in Stochastic Inverse Problems and Data Fusion.

Work Performed

The Associate in Research is sought for working on a project related to the development of stochastic inverse problems methods with applications in the early diagnosis of arterial disease. The candidate is expected to have a strong background in at least two of these areas: numerical methods for PDEs, inverse problems, uncertainty quantification, and optimization. This is a valuable opportunity to work with an active, multidisciplinary research group from engineering and medicine. The work will be performed in collaboration with the Mayo Ultrasound Laboratory. The appointment will be part time for approximately one to two months.

Applicants can send a CV and/or questions to Prof. Wilkins Aquino (wa20@duke.edu). Please add the words “Associate in Research position” (do not include the quotes) as the subject of the email.

Education and experience:

Candidate should have a Ph.D. in Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, or related area and preferably at least 2 years of postdoctoral research experience.. Also, the candidate must have excellent programming skills. Candidate should provide their resume, contact information and at least 2 references.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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Further Info:
Duke University
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Box 90300
Durham, NC 27708

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