University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mathematics Department

Position Title: Postdoctoral Res Assoc
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-3250, United States [map]
Application Deadline: finished (2016/10/31, finished 2017/11/05)
Position Description:    

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

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in aortic disease modeling based in the Department of Mathematics at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. This position is part of an interdisciplinary project involving researchers from UNC School of Medicine along with the Institute of Biomechanics at Graz Institute of Technology, University of Texas Medical Branch, and the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University. We especially welcome applicants with a strong interest in and commitment to interdisciplinary research. This project is developing large-scale computational models of aneurysmal, dissecting, and dissected aortas, and applicants are sought with experience in damage and fracture mechanics, simulating tissue growth and remodeling, and/or high-performance scientific computing. This position is available immediately. It will require no teaching, but if desired, teaching assignments in the Department of Mathematics may be possible.

A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Bioengineering, or a related field is required.

Prior experience in a specific area is not required, however, and any applicant with a relevant background and interests will receive full consideration.

In addition to applying at the UNC website, applicants should post the following at (1) a vita and (2) a research statement. Letters of reference are requested, but are not required. 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.

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:
Department of Mathematics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
CB #3250 Phillips Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3250

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