University Enterprises, Inc. (UEI) at Sacramento State is seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher for the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders in the College of Health and Human Services. Since 1952, Sacramento State has remained committed to training highly competent professionals in the fields of speech-language pathology and audiology and to providing the community with exceptional speech, language, swallowing, and hearing services. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders continues this commitment by providing speech-language pathology and audiology services to our community through our on-campus clinic, the Maryjane Rees Language, Speech, and Hearing Center.
RATE OF PAY: $19.02 – $28.53 per hour
BENEFITS: UEI offers an excellent benefits package that includes:
- UEI contribution to a TIAA retirement plan after one year of service
- Paid Vacation Time
- Paid Sick Time
- Paid Holidays – 14 paid holidays per year including paid time off the week between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day as the CSUS campus is closed
- Excellent medical benefits – 100% employer-paid medical & dental for employee-only coverage and low cost for family coverage
- Educational Assistance Program for employees and/or dependents
- View a comprehensive list of all of the benefits at https://www.enterprises.csus.edu/wp-content/uploads/UEI_Benefits-At-A-Glance-Brochure_Projects.pdf
FILING DEADLINE: Open until filled
APPLY ONLINE: To be considered, all applicants must apply through the UEI website at https://secure6.saashr.com/ta/6158859.careers?ShowJob=503712849
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This position is a full-time, non-exempt (eligible for overtime pay), benefited position, with a defined contribution retirement plan through TIAA. (The position is not covered under the California Public Employees’ Retirement System.) Continued employment in this position is dependent upon funding and the mutual consent of University Enterprises and the employee, and either University Enterprises or the employee, can, at any time, terminate the employment relationship at will, with or without cause. Program continuation is contingent upon funding.
The selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the United States. University Enterprises, Inc. is not a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1B Visa).
It is strongly recommended that all University Enterprises, Inc. employees follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications.
1. Ph.D. in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Physics, or related field or equivalent combination of education and/or work experience.
2. Demonstrated experience with finite-element modeling with commercial and open-source programs.
3. Experience in developing programming codes for simulations and data analysis.
4. Demonstrated experience in scientific publications and presentations.
5. Demonstrated experience in fluid and solid mechanics.
6. Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
7. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and cooperatively with students, staff, and faculty.
8. Must pass a background check, which may include fingerprinting. Must continue to meet the established standards.
1. Experience in simulating biological tissues.
2. Experience in acoustics.
3. Experience in clinical data analysis.
4. Experience in developing machine-learning algorithms.
With or without a reasonable accommodation: Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment including computers, telephones, calculators, copiers, printers, scanners, and fax machines.
Work is performed in an office environment, computational lab; continuous contact with staff, students, and faculty members.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The position involves performing scientific research in biomedical engineering, developing computational models (particularly finite-element models), and data analysis via machine-learning algorithms in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders in the College of Health and Human Services. The position reports directly to and receives general supervision from the Principle Investigator of the program.
The specific duties and responsibilities are as follows:
1. Develops linear and nonlinear finite-element models of auditory systems.
2. Performs statistical analysis, validation, and verification of the models.
3. Designs a pipeline of automated and parallel simulations and data extraction.
4. Performs image segmentation on medical images to construct geometry input for finite-element models.
5. Develops, modifies, and adjusts codes in programming languages including for linking simulations and inference.
6. Contributes to scientific reporting, manuscripts, and conference presentations.
7. Performs data analysis, prepares data structures in a compatible format for machine-learning applications.
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