Duke University, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

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Position ID:Duke-MEMS-ARS [#13749, 50032716]
Position Title: Assistant Research Professor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27701, United States [map]
Subject Area: Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2019/05/23* deleted (posted 2019/05/16, listed until 2019/05/23)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Duke University - Center for Materials Genomics - seeks for an Assistant Research Professor to perform computational studies in materials. The candidate must have extensive experience in using and interpreting the results of first-principles electronic and thermodynamic structure calculations for a variety of materials systems, including structural, vibrational, and electronic properties. Must have experience in developing and programming methods to map first-principles results onto a tight-binding basis set and onto atomistic potentials in order to increase the size of the systems that can be studied. A PhD in Materials Science, Physics, Chemistry or Electrical Engineering is required. Knowledge of programming in Fortran, C++ and UNIX (Linux) is essential. The applicant should also have demonstrated the ability to help managing large groups and a proven track record of proposal preparation.

Duke is committed to encouraging and sustaining work and learning environments that are free from harassment and prohibited discrimination. Duke prohibits discrimination and harassment in the administration of both its employment and educational policies. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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Further Info:
Duke University
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Box 90300
Durham, NC 27708

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