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Position: PhD student in numerical analysis and computational science
Institution: Università della Svizzera italiana
Department: Center for Computational Medicine in Cardiology (CCMC)
Location: Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland
Duties: To strengthen and extend your knowledge of cardiac physiology and pathophysiology, and to establish a strong, daily basis collaboration with practitioners from Cardiocentro Ticino; To further develop our atrial model and simulation software (Propag-5, Propeiko), and to optimize them to run on Piz Daint (CSCS), one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world; To analyze unique clinical data provided by Cardiocentro which includes highresolution intracardiac maps; by means of modern data assimilation and parameter identification techniques; To publish your findings in international, peer-reviewed journals; To assist in teaching activities in mathematics and computational science
Requirements: You have a solid background in applied mathematics; You have a strong interest in translational and clinical electrophysiology; You have experience in computational science with programming environments (C, C++, Python, Matlab, R) and HPC computing (MPI, OpenMP, CUDA); You wish to bridge the gap between mathematical modelling and clinical practice; You hold a master’s degree in applied mathematics, physics or biomedical engineering; Experience in cardiac electrophysiology is an advantage but not strictly necessary
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