Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Chemistry, Position # 00023873

Dickinson State University Dickinson , ND 58602

Posted 2 months ago

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Chemistry, Position # 00023873

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA, Department of Chemistry, Post Doctorate Research Fellow, Position #00023873

The Department of Chemistry is seeking a 12-month, Post Doctorate Research Fellow to work on a project of developing computational methods to study charge transfer and energy transfer processes in materials for energy applications. The initial appointment is for one year and is renewable for a second year, pending annual performance review and continued availability of funding. The appointment will be full-time and benefited with an expected start date of August 16, 2020.

The Department of Chemistry in Abbott Hall is well-equipped for ongoing research performed by individual faculty funded by external funding from National Science Foundation, ND EPSCOR, PRF ACS and other agencies. Abbott Hall houses 29 laboratories and classrooms, over 30 faculty and student offices including space for modern teaching and research facilities in the state of North Dakota and surrounding regions.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The position will be working on a project of developing computational methods to study charge transfer and energy transfer processes in materials for energy applications. The applicant will be expected to conduct himself/herself in a professional and ethical manner, contribute to the project intellectually, prepare journal manuscripts, and help the advisor to mentor groups of students.



Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in chemistry, physics, or engineering

  • 3 years plus research background in quantum chemistry calculations, ab initio molecular dynamics simulation with DFT or DFTB methods

  • 3 years plus coding skills using C++, Fortran, or other equivalent languages

  • Successful completion of criminal history records check

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identify and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. This position does not support visa sponsorship for continued employment.


Preferred Skills/Desirable

Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of nonadiabatic dynamics simulations and ring polymer MD

To Apply:

For full consideration, applications must be received by April 20, 2020 and include the following materials:

  • Current Curriculum Vitae

  • Contact Information for three references

Position is open until filled. Please contact Dr. Tao Yu at tao.yu.1@und.edu with any questions.

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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EEO/AA for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.

Confidentiality of Application Materials

Note: Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO Statement

UND is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran's status and disability status on the form found at http://und.edu/affirmative-action/apcontrolcard.cfm. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

Veteran's Preference

Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery Statement

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university's policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years' of crime statistics for our campus.

As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at http://und.edu/discover/_files/docs/annual-security-report.pdf. You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND 58202.



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