Academic Jobs
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Institution: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Location: Nebraska, United States
Category: Postdoctoral - Medical
Posted: 03/11/2020
Application Due: 00/00/0000
Type: Fulltime

Department Int Med Cardiovascular Med 50000584 Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine FTE:

100

Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule TBD by supervisor & successful candidate Requisition Category Research - Academic Requisition Title Postdoctoral Research Associate Job Title/Academic Rank Postdoctoral Research Associate Additional Requisition Title Appointment Type A1 - REG OTHER ACAD SAL Salary Range Salary Commensurate with Experience Job/EEO Category Professional Non-Faculty (Includes Other Academic) Job Requisition Begin Date 07/02/2019



Position Qualification


Position Summary




 


Skilled in Ansys Fluent, with many experiences in hemodynamics.




  • The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center (Omaha), seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work in the laboratory of Dr. Yiannis Chatzizisis (https://www.unmc.edu/intmed/divisions/cardiology/research/cbbl/index.html). 

    The successful candidate will function somewhat independently, designing, organizing and conducting highly-specialized and advanced simulations in the fields of coronary artery hemodynamics, summarizing findings and publishing results in research journals, assuming general responsibility for scientific operations of the laboratory, and providing guidance to junior technicians, students and researchers.

    Duties: 


  • Design and implement coronary artery related CFD simulation (e.g., balloon, stenting, rotablation …), which is based on FEA simulation and in-vitro/in-vivo experiments.


  • Collect, prepare and analyze research data.


  • Keep a detailed notebook, summarizing experiments and recording data.


  • 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 training fellows, residents, students and volunteer workers.


  • Search pertinent scientific literature, as needed.


  • Assist with procurement of supplies and equipment


  • Assist with general maintenance of the laboratory.


  • Qualifications:


  • Skilled in C for Fluent UDF.


  • Good experience in ICEM meshing.


  • Knowledge in at least one of the following FEA codes – Abaqus, Ansys APDL, Ls-Dyna, Adina.


  • Good knowledge of Matlab.


  • Specific questions may be addressed to Yiannis Chatzizisis, M.D., Ph.D., principal investigator: y.chatzizisis@unmc.edu.

    Applications are being accepted online at https://jobs.unmc.edu/postings/46262.

    Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.





Required Qualifications



Ph.D.

Vast experience in hemodynamics.



Supplemental Qualifications




Working Environment & Physical Requirements


WORKING ENVIRONMENT





The information provided below best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed.





Check the appropriate box(es) that best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed.


Office environment, Lab environment



Other working environment



Full extent of working environments TBD by successful candidate and supervisor, research and academic activity.






PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT


Bending, stooping, twisting





Occasionally



Crawling




Not Applicable



Driving




Over 5 hours



Kneeling




Not Applicable



Reaching




Occasionally



Sitting




Up to 2 hours



Standing




Up to 2 hours



Squatting




Occasionally



Walking




Up to 2 hours






EXPOSURES


Atmospheric





Yes



Blood/body fluids




Yes



Chemical hazards




Yes



Working on or around moving machinery




Yes



Electrical current




No



Noise




No



Changes of temperature/humidity




Yes



Wear PPE




Yes



Work with laboratory animals




Yes



Radiation


Operating hand/power tools




No



If you answered yes to any area above, please explain



Full extent of exposures TBD by successful candidate and supervisor, research and academic activity.






Hand/Wrists


Fine Manipulation





Yes-both



Repetitive Motion




Yes-both



Grasping




Yes-both



If you selected any area above, please explain



Full extent of hand/wrist involvement and repetitive motion TBD by successful candidate and supervisor, research and academic activity.






Addtional


Describe any other aspects and demands of the job not listed in this description.





Applicant Documents


Required Documents




  • C.V.




Optional Documents




  • Cover Letter




Application Information
Contact:
Online App. Form: https://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/46294