Postdoctoral Fellow

Employer
Georgia Institute of Technology
Location
Atlanta, GA
Closing date
Oct 20, 2021

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Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 234421
Location Wallace H. Coulter Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology & Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Job Summary The Mantalaris Lab is seeking applicants for the position of Postdoc to participate in activities and research that focuses on the translation, adaptation, improvement and validation of a proprietary of mathematical models written in gPROMS, a SIEMENS programming language for simulation, optimization and parameter estimation, into Python. The candidate will research mathematical models that predict disease progression, clonal evolution and patient recovery under different standard FDA-approved treatment alternatives.Responsibilities Translation of mathematical model in gPROMS into Python
• To propose improvements for model mathematical structure (speed)
• To propose improvements for PK/PD modules structure (scale-up)
• To propose improvements for sub-clonal population modules structure (scale-up)
• Implementation of improvements
• Development of parameter estimation algorithm
• Model validation
• Development of optimization algorithm
• Integrate web-based CIT Clinician Portal and mathematical model in Python
• To write reports for submission to research sponsors (Biolocity)
• To publish in high quality journals and to present data at national and international meetings
• Contribute to bids for research grants
• To maintain complete, accurate and highly organised records of work and findings
• To present findings to colleagues and participate in group research meetings and internal seminars.
• To attend I-Corps, workshops and conferences as necessary
• To contribute to the smooth running of the Group's laboratories and, facilities with other scientists, clinicians, technicians and students within the laboratories.
• To comply with the College, Division, and Unit safety practices and to attend courses on safety when appropriate.
• Any other duties as may be deemed reasonable by Head of group as well as Head of Division/Department/Section.
Required Qualifications PhD in Engineering, Bio-engineering or other related area of study
Contact Information [Sakis Mantalaris](https://bme.gatech.edu/bme/faculty/Sakis-Mantalaris)
sakis.mantalaris@gatech.edu
Professor
EBB 3016
404.894.2637
[Biomedical Systems Engineering Lab…](http://bsel.bme.gatech.edu/)
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