University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mathematics Department

Position ID: UNCCH-PDRA [#13152]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, United States [map]
Subject Area: AFib
Application Deadline: 2020/01/12 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2018/11/13, finished 2020/07/19, listed until 2020/01/12)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer 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. The initial term of the appointment would be for one year, but there is the potential for renewal pending adequate progress and continued availability of funding.

We are particularly seeking individuals who are interested in joining a multidisciplinary team to develop multiscale fluid-structure interaction models of atrial fibrillation (AFib) for understanding and, ultimately, predicting clotting risk in AFib patients. This work is funded through a recent award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and involves collaborations with UNC School of Medicine, Duke University and Duke School of Medicine, and the University of Utah. Other potential projects including the development, verification, and validation of computer models of medical devices in collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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).

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 Employer. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including individuals of all gender identities, under-represented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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:
(919) 962-7110
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Adjunct Associate Professor of Applied Physical
Sciences and of Biomedical Engineering
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill