Research Associate

Charlottesville, VA
Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Biomedical Engineering

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 08-02-2017

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia's Cardiac Biomechanics Group, directed by Dr. Jeff Holmes, seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate to develop and test computational models of growth and remodeling in response to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT). In collaboration with Dr. Ken Bilchick (Cardiology), the Research Associate will spearhead the development and testing of a new Virtual CRT software platform that allows clinicians to customize CRT therapy for individual patients.

Candidates must hold a PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Bioengineering, Computer Science, or a related field by the start date, and must have extensive experience with computational modeling. Candidates must also have excellent communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team. Successful applicants will have performed computational modeling studies that resulted in lead-author publications in biomedical engineering and/or computational modeling journals. Prior experience in MATLAB programming is preferred, as is experience designing software user interfaces.

To apply, visit and search job posting number 0621392. Complete an online candidate profile and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

The position will remain open until filled.

For additional information about the position, please contact Jeff W. Holmes,

For a description of the labs' overall research interests, visit

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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