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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 765203
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Engineering
Department: Mechanical Engineering 10016576
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: 52000.00
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Position Summary

We are looking to fill 2 fixed-term research associate positions in the Computational Biomechanics Lab in Michigan State University The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in either mechanical, biomedical, aeronautical, civil engineering or equivalent field with a strong foundation in programming (C++ and python), computational mechanics and the finite element method. Special consideration will be given to candidates who are familiar with the open-source finite element library FeNiCS, cardiac finite element modeling and machine learning. The candidate is expected to possess excellent communication and written skills. In this position, the candidate will work to develop multiscale/multiphysics formulations and code to solve problems related to the cardiovascular system. Additionally, the selected candidate will be expected to help mentor students and publish peer-reviewed journal articles. The successful candidate will enjoy ample training and networking opportunities. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Mechanical, biomedical, aeronautical, civil engineering or equivalent field

Minimum Requirements

  • PhD in mechanical, biomedical, aeronautical, civil engineering or equivalent field
     

Desired Qualifications

  • Strong foundation in programming (C++ and python), computational mechanics, finite element method and cardiovascular modeling

Required Application Materials

  1. A Letter of application detailing relevant background;
  2. Names and e-mail addresses of at least three references,
  3. CV

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