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Fellow (Post Doc)

Apply now Department: 3670045070 Electrical & Computer Engr
Job no: 511192
Employment type: Post Doc (Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Engineering
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

The Biomedical and Computing and Devices Lab (Director: Punit Prakash) in the Mike Wiegers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering seeks a postdoctoral scholar to conduct research on computational modeling of energy-based image-guided interventions. The successful candidate will work closely with an interdisciplinary team of academic investigators, industry, and clinicians at medical centers. This position will provide an opportunity for the selected candidate to play a leading role in the formulation and development of personalized computational models of image-guided interventions, and evaluation of model performance with data gathered from clinical studies. An area of emphasis, will be the development of patient-specific models of microwave ablation procedures. The candidate will also have the opportunity to contribute to the formulation, development, and evaluation of multi-scale computational models of drug-device combinations. The selected candidate will be provided with mentoring and a supportive environment to grow as a researcher, and will be encouraged to initiate and develop new research directions. Opportunities to attend scientific conferences and workshops will be provided. The selected candidate will be provided opportunities to attend professional development workshops and receive training on grant writing, technology translation/commercialization, and teaching/course development.

Why Join Us:

The KSU College of Engineering is the largest and most comprehensive engineering college in Kansas, with ~4200 undergraduate and graduate students. KSU ECE, one of 8 departments within the College, supports 30 teaching/research faculty and ~470 undergraduate and graduate students. The department and this new BME program are located in the recently constructed Engineering Hall, which is equipped with state-of-the-art research laboratories, classrooms, and offices. KSU ECE has strong research programs in biomedical engineering, wireless communications, electronics, networking, and power engineering, offering abundant undergraduate research opportunities.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:  https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in engineering or applied computational/physical sciences, or completed all requirements for the degree and receive the degree within 3 months of starting this position
  • Experience in one or more of the following fields: electromagnetic, bioheat transfer, or fluid dynamics modeling

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with one or more of the following areas: electromagnetic, bioheat transfer, drug delivery, and/or multiphysics modeling; medical image analysis; medical device development and evaluation; pre-clinical studies in animal models
  • Fluency in a high-level programming language is preferred

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by August 27, 2021.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$53,760 - $56,000 annually

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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