Post Doctoral Associate

University of Miami

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The Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular has an exciting opportunity for a Full-Time Post Doctoral Associate to work on the UHealth Campus. The Post Doctoral Associate performs scientific research and studies under the supervision of managing staff. Moreover, the Post Doctoral Associate promotes institutional recognition through literal contributions to the scientific community. The postdoctoral associate will be responsible for developing algorithms/software using SIMPLEX meshes (or similar approaches) to simulate (in near real-time) coronary stent or structural heart interventions.

Develop and test real-time software to simulate the coronary stent expansion, using programming codes like MATLAB/Python/C++. The candidate will be part of a team that uses computational simulations, 3D modeling and artificial intelligent (AI) to assist physicians in coronary stent and structural heart interventions. Summarize findings and publish results in research journals, assume general responsibility for scientific operations of the laboratory, and provide supervision and guidance to junior technicians, students, and researchers. 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.


  • MD or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Solid mechanics, or equivalent field

  • No prior experience required

  • Expertise in programming in MATLAB/Python/C++ highly preferred

  • Strong in mathematics skills

  • Demonstrated experience in computational modeling

  • Fluent in English speaking and good at writing.

  • Strong communication and cooperation in a scientific team.

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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