Postdoctoral Research Associate Position in University of Illinois, Chicago, USA

Designation/Position- Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Illinois, Chicago, USA offers postdoctoral research associate position for candidates having PhD in physics, chemistry, materials science, or engineering.

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About- Located in the heart of one of the world’s great cities, the University of Illinois at Chicago is a vital part of the educational, technological and cultural fabric of the region. As Chicago’s only public research university with 30,000 students, 15 colleges, a hospital and a health sciences system, UIC provides you access to excellence and opportunity.

Location- University of Illinois, Chicago, USA

Research/Job Area- Physics, chemistry, materials science, or engineering

Eligibility/Qualification- A PhD in physics, chemistry, materials science, or engineering; and experience in density functional theory and many body theory are required. Experience in the use of diverse crystal modeling techniques is preferred, in particular with the use of ab initio codes such as Abinit, VASP, Siesta, Quantum Espresso and/or ELK. Publications in the field by using these codes and with materials related to the proposal will be considered a plus. A good programming experience is necessary, in particular with Python and Fortran. The incumbent will also provide support to the group members and visitors to different levels.

Job/Position Description- The University of Illinois at Chicago seeks to hire a Postdoctoral Research Associate– Computational Condensed Matter Physics. This position supports the SI2-SSE-NSF project titled “Software framework for strongly correlated materials: from DFT to DMFT” by  Hyowon Park (University of Illinois at Chicago) and Aldo Romero (West Virginia University), both PIs.

The post-doctoral researcher will be involved in ab initio and many body theory calculations and implementation of different algorithms used to characterize strongly correlated materials.

How to Apply- Applicants should submit a CV, a statement of research interests and the names and email addresses of three references.

Last Date for Apply– 30 June 2018

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