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Open Date 10/03/2016
Requisition Number PRN12584B
Job Title Post Doctoral Fellow (E)
Working Title Post Doctoral Fellow (E)
Job Grade A00
FLSA Code Administrative
Standard Hours per Week 40
Work Schedule Summary  
Department 00810 - Scient Comp & Imag Instit-Oper
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $55,000 to $70,000 Post-doc funding depending on experience
Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.
 
Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime.
Yes
Job Summary The Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute at the University of Utah invites applications for one post-doctoral researcher for interdisciplinary work computer science, data science, and applied computational geometry. The candidate selected will contribute to the Institute’s world-class research and software development efforts and have the opportunity to develop their research, publication, and presentation skills under mentorship from established faculty investigators. Please contact Ross Whitaker (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for further information.

Responsibilities This job responsibilities will depend on the qualifications and interests of the candidate, and they include (but are not restricted to):
• Meshing methods, algorithms, and software for producing finite element meshes from large anatomical images,
• New algorithms and software for analysis and visualization of high dimensional data for better understanding engineering design,
• New algorithms and methods for modeling, representing, and visualizing uncertain data relating to complex geometric objects.

Minimum Qualifications We are seeking talented and committed individuals with demonstrated abilities to work well with minimal supervision in a multidisciplinary research environment. Backgrounds in the engineering sciences, applied mathematics, computational and/or computer science will be considered. Individuals comfortable with one or more of the following areas is preferred: computation geometry, image analysis, numerical simulation, data analytics/learning, visualization. Being self-motivated and having good organizational, communication, and teamwork skills is essential.

Preferences About SCI
The Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI, www.sci.utah.edu) Institute is a world-class research institute at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. We are a highly dynamic and motivated group of over 150 faculty, staff, and students. The overarching goal of the Institute’s research is to create new techniques, tools, and systems to provide science-based solutions to problems affecting various aspects of human life. We believe that developing state-of-the-art computational solutions for such complex systems requires research in a number of areas within scientific computing including visualization, simulation, and modeling.

Type Benefited Staff
Additional Information
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
To inquire about this posting, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.


This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.


Special Instructions Summary Please send resume and cover letter to Dr. Ross Whitaker: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.





Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you meet the minimum qualifications of the position as specified in the job posting?
    • Yes
    • No


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission
  2. Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  3. Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3
  7. Curriculum Vitae