PostDoctoral Associate in Computational Biomedicine, School of Medicine

Recruiter
Boston University
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Posted
03 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2017
Ref
9807/H0217
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

We are looking for a self-motivated candidate who is passionate about applying the rigors of mathematics, physics and computation to understand the mechanisms of cardiovascular device-based therapies. The ideal candidate will have a background in biophysics or physical biology, programming experience in Python or Matlab, is able to work independently and contribute to collaborative research.

The funded project includes performing a wide range of tasks including scientific programming, biophysical modeling and ex vivo bench-top experimentation to validate models. The candidate will have some flexibility in choosing specific responsibilities and defining new tasks.

A minimum of 18-24 months is required with the possibility of longer employment. The Principal Investigator and his colleagues actively explore commercialization of technologies developed in the research setting. The candidate will have the opportunity to publish his/her work in leading multidisciplinary journals.

The postdoctoral associate will receive faculty mentorship and guidance for proposal development, preparation and guidance for future training and employment opportunities, and other training activities.

Required Skills

  • Ph.D. or equivalent degree in engineering (mechanical, computer or biomedical) within the past 5 years.
  • Excellent communication skills in both spoken and written English are required.
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving abilities are required.
  • Experience with Unix/Linux is a plus and experience with Python or Matlab is preferred

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to Vijaya B. Kolachalama, Ph.D., Boston University School of Medicine (vkola@bu.edu). 

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.  

Job Location

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular