PhD and Postdoctoral positions, particle-based modeling of cell biomechanics, Switzerland

PhD student and postdoctoral positions are currently available in the area of cell mechanobiology and particle-based methods at the Institute of Computational Science, USI Lugano, Switzerland. The successful candidates will work on the development and application of coarse-grained particle-based methods and models for simulations of cells in health and disease (cancer).

The positions are fully funded with initial gross annual salary of about CHF 47000 (~$47000) for PhD students and CHF 80000 (~$80000) for postdocs. The starting date is as soon as possible, at the latest in spring 2020. Candidates should have strong programming skills (C++, GPU), background in numerical methods, and a degree in Applied Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science or a relevant engineering discipline.

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Inquiries should be directed to Prof. Igor Pivkin (igor.pivkin@…8554…).