Mathematics Department, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Position ID: UNCCH-PRASSOC [#10758]
Position Title: Postdoc Research Associate
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-3250, United States [map]
Subject Area: Applied Math
Starting Date: 2017/11/01
Application Deadline: finished (posted 2017/09/15, finished 2018/07/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Applications are invited for one or more postdoctoral associates within the Carolina Center for Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Potential projects include:

* aortic mechanics, including the mechanics of aortic aneurysm and dissection;

* cardiac electro-mechanical coupling;

* cardiovascular fluid dynamics and fluid-structure interaction, especially the fluid dynamics of medical devices such as prosthetic heart valves;

* numerical methods and computational infrastructure for fluid-structure interaction; and

* numerical methods and computational infrastructure for complex (polymeric) fluids

One position could be funded through an NSF Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation (SI2) award that supports the development of related computational software ( Another position could be funded in part through an NSF Focused Research Group (FRG) award that supports research on computational methods for complex fluids.

A PhD in mathematics, computer science, bioengineering, or a related field is required. Ideally, applicants will also have substantial experience with scientific computing using compiled software languages (C, C++, Fortran).

In addition to applying at the UNC website, applicants should post the following at (1) a vita; (2) a brief statement of research interests; and (3) three letters of reference. In addition, applicants must apply online at to be considered for this position.

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.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Adjunct Associate Professor of Biomedical
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
phone: 919-962-7110

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