Positions Available

Position:             Postdoctoral Scholar

Salary:                $37,400-42,456

Starting Date:     October 1, 2011 preferred but not required

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Biomedical Engineering in The Henry Samueli School of Engineering at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for three postdoctoral scholar positions in the areas of (1) Cardiovascular Mechanics, (2) Heart Valve Engineering, and (3) Cardiac MRI Imaging. We seek qualified candidates with a strong background in computational modeling either in fluid or solid mechanics, strong programming background with application in MRI and/or experimental expertise with heart valves. The positions require a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, aeronautics, mathematics or related field. The successful candidates will be involved in any of the following research topics: (1) development of cardiac imaging algorithm, (2) Multiscale Modeling of Congenital Heart Disease, or (3) Development of percutaneous heart valve technology.

The initial appointment will be full-time, for a 12 month period. Salary will be based on level of experience. Renewal of the appointment will be contingent upon the availability of adequate funding and performance.

Interested applicants should send a curriculum vitae and names/contact information of at least two references to:

Arash Kheradvar, M.D., Ph.D.
Edwards Lifesciences Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Technologies
Department of Biomedical Engineering
2408 Engineering Hall
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-2730

Email: arashkh@uci.edu

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