Postdoctoral Research Associate

Job description

Position Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Vacancy ID:



Mathematics - 318900

Position Type:

Postdoctoral Scholar

Salary Range:



Full Time

Proposed Start Date:


Estimated Duration of Appointment:

12 Months

Posting Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Work Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Summary:

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in aortic disease modeling based in the Department of Mathematics at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. This position is part of an interdisciplinary project involving researchers from UNC School of Medicine along with the Institute of Biomechanics at Graz Institute of Technology, University of Texas Medical Branch, and the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University. We especially welcome applicants with a strong interest in and commitment to interdisciplinary research. This project is developing large-scale computational models of aneurysmal, dissecting, and dissected aortas, and applicants are sought with experience in damage and fracture mechanics, simulating tissue growth and remodeling, and/or high-performance scientific computing. This position is available immediately. It will require no teaching, but if desired, teaching assignments in the Department of Mathematics may be possible.

Educational Requirements:

A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Bio-engineering, or a related field is required.

Qualifications and Experience:

Prior experience in a specific area is not required, however, and any applicant with a relevant background and interests will receive full consideration.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions:

In addition to applying at the UNC website, applicants should post the following at (1) a vita and (2) a research statement. Letters of reference are requested, but are not required. In addition, applicants must apply online at to be considered for this position.

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Job No:
Posted: 1/22/2019
Application Due: 4/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time