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Postdoctoral Associate

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Position ID:Duke -BME -DUKERANDLES3 [#24900, 3820]
Position Title:
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map ]
Subject Area:Biomedical Engineering / Biomedical Engineering
Appl Deadline: (posted 2023/05/23, listed until 2023/11/23)
Position Description: Apply

We seek a highly-motivated individual to pursue computational hemodynamics research in a supportive and collaborative environment. We are developing massively parallel models of microfluidic devices to study cancer cell transport. We have an NIH-funded project to develop digital twins of these devices and to broaden the metrics measured in a high throughput setting. This work will be completed as part of a wider multidisciplinary team developing mechanical models of cancer cell transport. 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.


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 fluid-structure-interaction models
  • Experience with C programming
  • Research experience

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


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