Postdoc - Computational Systems Biology

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Vacancy TypePost DocIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoTime-Limited Appointment LengthNoIf Yes, Appointment LengthWorking TitlePostdoc - Computational Systems BiologyAnticipated Hiring Range$51,300Position Number00107982Work ScheduleTBDFull Time Equivalent (FTE)1.0Department194001 - Dept Molecular Biomedical ScieDepartment 194001 - Dept Molecular Biomedical ScieJob City & StateRaleigh, NCEssential Job Duties

A postdoctoral research scholar position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Belinda Akpa at North Carolina State University. The postdoc will work closely with plant cell biologists in the Rojas-Pierce lab to develop a multi-scale model bridging intra-cellular protein dynamics with evolution of cell morphology by predicting organelle fusion dynamics.

Applicants must have their Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, Mathematical Biology, or a related field. Experience with any of the following is particularly desirable: parameter estimation and uncertainty quantification, statistical inference, machine learning, and quantitative image analysis. Evidence of research productivity in the form of publications is important. The appointment is on an annual basis and renewable for up to 3 years.

Other Work/ResponsibilitiesMinimum Experience/Education

Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., M.D., D.V.M., Sc.D.) in appropriate field awarded no more than five (5) years from initial date of postdoctoral appointment.

Departmental Required Skills


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Preference will be given to applicants with a demonstrated facility with cross-disciplinary communication and experience with computational modeling that includes working with varied experimental datasets.

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Please include a cover letter, CV and contact information for at least three professional references.

Job Open Date02/21/2020Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.03/06/2020Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire DateAA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

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  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
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  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * This position requires a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, Mathematical Biology, or a related field. Do you meet this requirement?
    • Yes
    • No
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    Posted: 2/24/2020
    Application Due: 9/30/2020
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