Brief Summary of Job Description
The Physics Department at University of Nebraska-Kearney is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral position in computational magnetism in the group of Dr. Aleksander Wysocki.
The Physics Department at University of Nebraska-Kearney is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral position in computational magnetism in the group of Dr. Aleksander Wysocki. The research work will involve ab initio studies of materials for quantum information science applications using electronic structure methods, quantum chemistry techniques, and atomistic simulations. The position is a part of the EQUATE collaboration, and as such will involve interactions with faculty from Creighton University, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and University of Nebraska-Omaha. More information about EQUATE can be found at https://equate.unl.edu/ The successful applicant will 1) perform research work in cooperation with the faculty mentor and his collaborators, 2) prepare peer-reviewed manuscripts, 3) present research results at scientific conferences, 4) actively participate in EQUATE collaboration meetings and activities, 5) actively participate in university-sponsored training for post-doctoral research associates across campus. Initial appointment is for one year, with a possibility of renewal upon mutual agreement and availability of funding. Partly remote work might also be negotiable.
1) An earned PhD in physics, chemistry, materials science, or related field
2) Good communication skills
3) Ability to work collaboratively
1) Experience in electronic structure calculations using DFT and/or quantum chemistry methods
2) Familiarity with the Unix/Linux environment
3) Scientific programming skills
4) Ability to mentor and work with undergraduate students
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Is this position temporary?
Position End Date (if temporary)
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Posting Detail Information
Application Review Date: Initial application review will begin on this date. Applications received prior to this date will be considered. Applications received after the review date may be considered.
For questions regarding the online application process, please contact:
308-865-8516 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions regarding the position, please contact:
Jeremy Armstrong, email@example.com, 308-865-8283
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