The Artificial Organs Laboratory at the Department of Surgery of the University of Maryland seeks highly motivated individuals for one post-doctoral research associate positions in the following areas: blood compatibility and design/development of blood contacting medical devices.
The lab is conducting applied cardiovascular research, engaged in research and development of blood-contacting artificial organs and biologic responses to these devices. The research activities are carried within a multidisciplinary research and design team consisting of clinicians, surgeons, scientists, engineers, residents, and students.
The applicants are expected to have a PhD in bioengineering, biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering or relevant disciplines. The ideal candidates should have experience in the areas of biomechanics, blood cell mechanics, mathematical modeling, computational/numerical methods, morphological and functional analysis of blood cells. The applicants should be experienced with Computer-aided design (preferably with Solidworks) and willing to taking care of large animals and blood related research activities.
Applicants should send a letter containing a brief research statement of interest, a curriculum vitae and complete contact information for three references to:
UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
PhD in bioengineering, biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering
experience in biomechanics, blood cell mechanics, computational/numerical methods
Job: Postdoctoral Fellows
Organization: School of Medicine - Clinical Departments
Job Posting: Apr 16, 2019
Internal Number: 118941
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