Post-doctoral Research Associate

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Position TitlePost-doctoral Research AssociateVacancy IDPDS002272DepartmentBiomedical Engineering - 424601Position TypePostdoctoral Scholar Posting Details

Salary RangeFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTEProposed Start DateEstimated Duration of Appointment12 MonthsPosting Open Date01/17/2019Posting Close Date10/30/2019Open Until FilledNoWork LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Summary

This position will involve working with a team as well as preparing papers, reports, and contributing to grants, and thus excellent writing and communication skills are required. Essential research skills will include programming and working with electronics such as waveform generators and oscilloscopes.

The Dayton lab is uniquely positioned in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering bridging UNC Chapel Hill and NC State University, and actively collaborates with clinicians, pharmacists, and industry in basic science, preclinical, and translational research. Post-docs will receive training in biomedical acoustics, as well as grant and protocol writing and career development.
UNC Chapel Hill is an exciting place to perform biomedical ultrasound research. The “triangle” formed between UNC, Duke, and NCSU has one of the greatest concentrations of ultrasound research labs in the country, which provides outstanding opportunities for broad collaborations. Our UNC-NC State Ultrasound Consortium is a team of 7 faculty working on the development of new ultrasound technologies, and provides an immense base of expertise, equipment, and training opportunities. The resources of the UNC Biomedical Research Imaging Center, the UNC School of Pharmacy, the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine provide powerful opportunities for imaging faculty to develop translational projects.

Educational Requirements

Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Biomedical or Electrical Engineering, Physics, Acoustics, Optics, or a related field

Qualifications and Experience

Experience with experimental system fabrication and set-up will be valuable. Prior experience with ultrasound systems and acoustics is not a requirement, but will be very beneficial

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

For information on UNC Postdoctoral Benefits and Services click here

Please include the following documents:
- Resume/CV in pdf format
- Contact information for at least three references
- A personal statement ( use “Other Document”)

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Department Contact Name and TitleLaura Bartholomew, HR ConsultantDepartment 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)-962-1091 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. List of References
  3. Other Document
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
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    Posted: 10/18/2019
    Application Due: 10/30/2019
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