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Postdoc- Systems Biology and Physiology

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Posting Details

Posting Information

Vacancy Type Post Doc
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Time-Limited Appointment Length No
If Yes, Appointment Length
Working Title Postdoc- Systems Biology and Physiology
Anticipated Hiring Range $42,649
Position Number 00105641
Work Schedule 40 hours a week M-F, some weekends.
Full Time Equivalent (FTE)
Department 194001 - Dept Molecular Biomedical Scie
Department 194001 - Dept Molecular Biomedical Scie
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties

The Engineered Medical Responses Lab seeks dynamic, highly motivated, goal oriented postdoctoral scholars with an interest in mathematical modeling of physiological processes. The ideal candidate will have a broad interest in the challenge of translating biological mechanistic hypotheses into testable mathematical formulations. Preference will be given to applicants with a demonstrated facility with cross-disciplinary communication and experience with computational modeling that includes working with varied experimental datasets. Experience with any of the following is particularly desirable: formulation of compartmental models, kinetic modeling of metabolic pathways, stochastic modeling, parameter estimation and uncertainty quantification, molecular simulation. Appointment will be for 12 months, in the first instance, with potential renewal for 2 further years. Applicants must have their PhD in Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Mathematical Biology, or a related field, and have at least one first authored manuscript in a reputable journal.
The EMRLab develops mathematical models to connect molecular events to dynamic physiological outcomes. Current areas of interest include: host-pathogen interactions, cardiovascular systems pharmacology, and molecular and systems toxicology. For further information, please see:
The lab is located at the College of Veterinary Medicine at the Centennial Biomedical Campus of North Carolina State University. The position will involve interactions with faculty, postdocs, and students within the College and across the Comparative Medicine Institute, the Center for Human Health and the Environment, and the Integrated Synthetic and Systems Biology Cluster.

Other Work/Responsibilities
Minimum Experience/Education

Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., M.D., D.V.M., Sc.D.) in appropriate field awarded no more than five (5) years from initial date of postdoctoral appointment.

Departmental Required Skills


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Ph.D. in appropriate field awarded no more than five (5) years from initial date of postdoctoral appointment.

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions
Job Open Date 06/09/2016
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 08/01/2016

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
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Supplemental Question

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  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
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  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Contact Information for References