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Faculty Position in Biomedical Engineering

A tenure-track faculty position is open in the area of biomedical engineering. To view the official job posting, click here. As described in the posting, this search is open area, open level and open department in the area of Biomedical Engineering. The date of best consideration is February 4, 2013.

Postdoc in Computational Biology and Physical Oncology


Our lab uses a mechanistic-based mathematical/computational modeling approach to understand biosystems behavior, particularly cancer growth and drug response. We are seeking a highly motivated investigator with a desire to develop an independent career related to or involving modeling. The successful candidate needs to work independently and also as a team member in large-scale collaborative projects within the department and across institutions. He/she is expected to take a major role in model development or application to biological or clinical translational project in the area of modeling cancer drug response, and nanoparticle drug delivery, in-vitro, in-vivo and patient data analysis, as well as preparing reports and scientific manuscripts. The appointment will be for one year initially, with the possibility of extension depending on performance and availability of funding.

Desired skills:

  • Ph.D. (or equivalent) in applied mathematics, physics, computer science, biomedical engineering, or related quantitative fields. MD candidates interested in this interdisciplinary work will also be considered.
  • High-level programming skills in C/C++, Fortran, and/or Matlab/Mathematica is a plus.
  • Strong written and oral English communication skills.
  • Knowledge or research experience in multiscale modeling, PKPD modeling, bioinformatics, image analysis, or finite element/finite difference modeling is a plus.
  • Knowledge or research experience in biological experiments is a plus.

  • Ideal start date for candidate is September 1, 2012. Interested applicants should submit the CV with cover letter to Professor