Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Position TitlePostdoctoral Research AssociateVacancy IDPDS001501DepartmentMathematics - 318900Position TypePostdoctoral Scholar Posting Details

Salary Range$55,000-$65,000Full-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTEProposed Start Date01/01/2017Estimated Duration of Appointment12 MonthsPosting Open Date10/26/2016Posting Close DateOpen Until FilledYesWork LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition 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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Department Contact Name and TitleBoyce Griffith, Assistant ProfessorDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] Affairs Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919) 966-3576 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Equal Employment Opportunity office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. List of References
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    Posted: 1/22/2019
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