Engineering Postdoctoral Associate

Engineering Postdoctoral Associate

Weill Cornell Medical College

New York, NY, United States

Weill Cornell Medical College, Department of Radiology has a position available for an Engineering Postdoctoral Associate for up to 2 years in its Dalio Institute of Cardiovascular Imaging. The institute is comprised of faculty, researchers and students from the fields of engineering, computer science, epidemiology, cardiology, and radiology. The engineering team works to develop translational technologies under the guidance of the institute director, Dr. James K. Min, MD. You will work under in the lab of Dr. Simon Dunham, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering in Radiology whose lab is working to develop technologies for diagnostic and therapeutic applications for treatment of atrial fibrillation, by addressing cardiac mapping and ablation. The research will draw on an interdisciplinary approach that couples soft robotics and flexible electronics to develop novel sensing arrays.

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Cardiac Tissue Mechanics Engineer
Duties and Responsibilities: The Dalio Institute of Cardiovascular Imaging at the Weill Cornell Medical College seeks a talented and enthusiastic postdoctoral fellow or research scientist to study the mechanics of cadaveric tissue and develop 3D print constructs to mimic tissue. Applicants should have extensive experience in mechanical testing and biomechanics. Strong applicants will have experience working with cadaveric tissue specimen, cardiac imaging, and/or 3D printing. Applicants are expected to have a solid background in principles of mechanics, soft materials, and cardiovascular physiology. Experience with medical devices, coronary disease, and/or materials synthesis is strongly desired, but not necessary.

Qualifications: PhD, in biomedical, mechanical, materials, or other related engineering fields.

Minimum Requirements
Must have a Ph.D. in biomedical, mechanical, materials, or other related engineering fields or equivalent.
Proven ability to work in a collaborative and professional manner, reflective of the Dalio ICI multidisciplinary culture.

Application Instructions:
1. Please email a CV and cover letter (both are required) to Dr. Simon Dunham at sid2012@med.cornell.edu.

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that’s committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization-are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side’s scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine’s powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients – the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer.

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Engineering Postdoctoral Associate