Postdoctoral Associate

Job description



Required Qualifications (As evidenced by an attached resume):

Doctoral Degree (Foreign equivalent or higher degree).

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD in Biomedical Engineering or closely related field (Foreign equivalent or higher degree). Research experience in Biomedical Engineering or another closely related field. Experience in computational fluid dynamics (CFD), fluid structure interaction (FSI), and/or multiscale modeling for cardiovascular applications. Lab skills in conducting blood flow experiments and/or developing and testing cardiovascular devices.


Brief Description of Duties:

The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the department of Biomedical Engineering.  The incumbent will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University.


Dr. Bluestein's research projects are funded by his NIH U01 grants and involve developing the next generation of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) technology, combining imaging, computational, and in vitro tools into an optimization approach as well as multiscale modeling of flow-induced blood clotting and interaction with the blood vessel wall. The selected applicant with assist with advanced numerical simulations and experiments in the area of blood flow and clotting in cardiovascular devices and pathologies, particularly with calcific aortic valve disease and transcatheter aortic valve replacement.

    Within the predetermined research scope and methodology, conduct research experiments in the field of Biomedical Engineering.

    Collect and analyze data, including periodical/literature search and utilizing specialized skills in related field to analyze the collected data.

    Participate/assist in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentations. May also assist in grant writing.

    Lab maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies as needed. Mentor students.

    Other duties as assigned, which may include attending Scientific Conferences and Meetings.

Special Notes:

The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation.  Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding.  FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.

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Job Field: Post Doctoral
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Shift
Posting Start Date: Apr 18, 2019
Posting End Date: May 2, 2019, 10:59:00 PM




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Posted: 4/19/2019
Application Due: 5/23/2019
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