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Postdoctoral Scholar Position in Computational and Experimental Biomechanics at East Carolina University

The Postdoctoral Scholar is responsible for independent and collaborative development, implementation, and analysis of scientific research in the discipline of computational and experimental biomechanics. Responsibilities include management of all aspects of research related to biomechanical characterization and computer modeling of biological tissue and implants in Vahdati Lab. The research projects include investigation of mechanopathologies of soft and calcified tissue and design of personalized medical devices. Duties include: hypothesis development, literature review, collection of pilot data, report writing, and supervising of undergraduate research students and graduate research students, overseeing data collection procedures, supervising experimental procedures, review of data for quality control, supervision of data entry/data analysis, analysis of research hypothesis using descriptive and multivariate statistics, and the development of independent and collaborative presentations and publications. Scholars are expected to demonstrate compliance with established guidelines and regulatory standards for research including biosafety, responsible conduct of research and human subjects training.

 

Minimum Education/Experience

English Proficiency
Excellent written and oral communication skills
PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics or related field

 

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Experience with mechanical characterization and imaging of calcified and soft biological tissue.

Knowledge of solid mechanics and finite element modeling or other computer modeling techniques.

Knowledge of Matlab/Python/C++ or other programming language.

Experience with writing grant proposals.

 

Special Instructions to Applicant

 

To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply through PeopleAdmin and attach their CV or resume, a list of relevant courses taken, a cover letter to include a summary of your research experience and your expected graduation date, and names and contact information of 3 references. 

 

Please apply using this link: http://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/26766

 

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