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Job: Advanced Coop Student - Regenerative Medicine - Computational Modeling, United Therapeutics, Research Triangle Park, NC, NC

General Information


Job title:
Advanced Coop Student - Regenerative Medicine - Computational Modeling
Job location:
Research Triangle Park, NC, NC  27709 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
11/21/2019
Compensation:
Job category:
Research and Development
Employment type:
Intern

Job Description


Conduct a focused research project to develop forward and reverse lumped-parameter models of fluid flow in the lung, and apply these model(s) to the development of engineered lung tissues.


• Use MATLAB System Identification Toolbox to identify forward and reverse lumped-parameter models of liquid flow through a lung.
• Generate and collect data through biological experimentation to test and further understand lung models.
• Correlate model parameters with functional outcomes.
• Develop novel advanced models.
• Follow prescribed laboratory methods and protocols.
• Record laboratory data in the in-house data management system(s).
• Regularly present plans and data with scientists, engineers and laboratory staff
• Report and discuss results with mentor. Plan and execute experiments.

Job Requirements


Minimum Qualifications

• Graduate level student
• Experience with MATLAB required
• Knowledge of cardiovascular biology and physiology, including 1-2 semesters of class work and prior research in a cardiovascular or pulmonary field
• Good presentation and organization skills


Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with Python a plus
• Motivated, curious, and hard-working
• Able to think creatively and learn quickly
• Able to successfully complete goals on time
(Job number: 3865559)
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