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Post-Doc Research Associate (EQUATE collaboration)
University of Nebraska at Kearney in Kearney, Nebraska
 
 
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Date Posted 06/30/2022
Category
Postdoctoral-Researcher Other
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Post-Doc Research Associate (EQUATE collaboration)

Full Job Description

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.

Job Duties
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.

Required Qualifications
1) An earned PhD in physics, chemistry, materials science, or related field
2) Good communication skills
3) Ability to work collaboratively

Preferred Qualifications
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

Physical Demands

Desired Start Date
09/01/2022

Is this position temporary?
Yes

Position End Date (if temporary)
08/31/2023

Special Instructions to Applicant

Special Conditions for Eligibility
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number
F20220022P

Close Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

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.
7/21/2022

For questions regarding the online application process, please contact:

308-865-8516 or employment@unk.edu

For questions regarding the position, please contact:
Jeremy Armstrong, armstrongjr@unk.edu, 308-865-8283

Budget Information

Budget Summary

Benefits Eligible
100%

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • List of 3 References
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Statement

Optional Documents

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