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The group currently has one or more openings for a Postdoctoral Research Associate. The initial term of the appointment would be for one year, but there is the potential for renewal pending adequate progress and continued availability of funding.

We are particularly seeking individuals who are interested in joining a multidisciplinary team to develop multiscale fluid-structure interaction models of atrial fibrillation (AFib) for understanding and, ultimately, predicting clotting risk in AFib patients. This work is funded through a recent award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and involves collaborations with UNC School of Medicine, Duke University and Duke School of Medicine, and the University of Utah. Other potential projects including the development, verification, and validation of computer models of medical devices in collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

A PhD in mathematics, computer science, bioengineering, or a related field is required. Ideally, applicants will also have substantial experience with scientific computing using compiled software languages (C, C++, Fortran).

Applicants should post the following at (1) a vita; (2) a brief statement of research interests; and (3) three letters of reference. In addition, applicants must apply online at to be considered for this position.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including individuals of all gender identities, under-represented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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There are currently no openings for Graduate Research Assistants. However, graduate student positions supported by Teaching Assistantships may be possible through the PhD program in Applied Mathematics. Admissions are handled directly by the Department of Mathematics.

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