Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume) : Doctoral Degree or foreign equivalent degree.
Preferred Qualifications: PhD in Biomedical Engineering or closely related field. Research experience in Biomedical Engineering or another closely related field. Experience in computational fluid dynamics (CFD), fluid structure interaction (FSI), and multiscale modeling for cardiovascular applications. Lab skills in conducting blood flow experiments and/or developing and testing cardiovascular devices
Brief Description of Duties: The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the Department of Biomedical Engineering with advanced numerical simulations and experiments in the area of blood flow and clotting in cardiovascular devices and pathologies, particularly with calcific aortic valve disease and transcatheter aortic valve replacement. The incumbent will conduct research and ensure that all simulations and experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University. The incumbent will also supervise the Graduate Research Assistants involved in the project.
The success incumbent will assist the Principal Investigator in scientific duties related to two projects funded by NIH grants. The first project aims to develop the next generation of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) technology, combining imaging, computational, and in vitro tools into an optimization approach. The second project aims to demonstrate in vitro and in vivo feasibility of an advanced, new generation, prosthetic aortic valve for the TAVR procedure
Carry out independent and/or teach research in the field of Biomedical Engineering. Will design and develop the research experiments to achieve research goal.
Collect and analyze data, including periodical/literature search and utilizing specialized skills in related field to analyze the collected data
Participate/assist in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentations. May attend and present results at conferences and seminars. May also assist in grant writing.
Lab maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies as needed. Mentor students.
Other duties as assigned, which may include attending Scientific Conferences and Meetings.
Special Notes: The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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Department/Hiring Area: Biomedical Engineering Department-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Jul 30, 2020
Posting End Date: Aug 14, 2020, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: E89
Appointment Type: Regular
Internal Number: 2002007
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