Research Specialist

Emory University - Atlanta, GA (30+ days ago)4.1

JOB DESCRIPTION: Under general supervision, performs a variety of defined research and laboratory tests and experiments according to prescribed protocols and assigned schedules. Sets up experiments as prescribed by a principal investigator. May be required to participate in laboratory maintenance activities such as sterilization and cleaning of equipment, ordering of supplies, inventory and media preparation. Maintains records, files and logs of work performed in laboratory notebooks and computer databases. Compiles data and records results of studies for publications, grants and seminar presentations. Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents. Performs related responsibilities as required by principal investigator.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a scientific field OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. DATE CREATED/MODIFIED/REVIEWED: 06/08/06 AMM

The Biomechanics core lab in the Division of Cardiology is looking for a CFD Engineer/ Data Analyst to perform Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations of coronary artery blood flow and data analysis. This position will work in a multi-disciplinary team of clinicians, engineers and mathematicians at the Emory Cardiovascular imaging and biomechanics core laboratory. Performs quantitative assessment of medical imaging techniques including angiography, intravascular ultrasound, optical coherence tomography and computed tomography (CT).

This position will perform 3D reconstructions of coronary arteries from a variety of medical images. Create 3D meshes and run CFD simulations as well as analyze large amounts of data to identify clinical correlations. This role will also be responsible for assisting with writing journal articles for high impact journals and submitting conference abstracts.

Skills and Qualifications: Bachelors degree in biomedical engineering or a similar scientific field and experience with MATLAB/python. Experience with fluid mechanics and computational fluid dynamics preferred.

The minimum salary for this position is $34,200.