Post Doctoral Associate

University of Miami

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The Department of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Full-time Post Doctoral Associate. The candidate will design and conduct highly specialized and advanced simulations (FEA, CFD), including coronary artery stents, and structural heart interventions.

  • Design, conduct, and analyze solid mechanical simulations and computational fluid dynamics studies of coronary and structural heart interventions.

  • Maintain computer database of research data, tabulate and display data for presentation in research conferences and for manuscript preparation, use graphics and statistical software to analyze and present data; supervise other personnel in the laboratory to coordinate research efforts for increased efficiency; participate in the training of fellows, residents, students, and volunteer workers as needed.

  • Search pertinent scientific literature as needed.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.


  • Ph.D. in relevant field

  • Excellent knowledge of computer science, solid mechanics, FEA, CFD, or equivalent field.

  • Proficiency in one or multiple finite element analysis software (e.g., ABAQUS, LS-Dyna, ANSYS), and in computational fluid dynamic software (e.g., Fluent, CFX).

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

  • Strong communication and cooperation in a scientific team.

  • Skill in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data.

  • Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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