Duke University, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

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Position ID:Duke-MEMS-VS [#17961, 51010410]
Position Title: Visiting Scholar
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27701, United States [map]
Subject Area: Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2021/01/26 11:59PMhelp popup deleted (posted 2021/01/15, listed until 2021/07/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Occupational Summary

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science seeks to bring in a visiting research scholar. Our main areas of research include: coarse grained molecular dynamics simulations of polymer networks and gels. Applications must be submitted electronically though Academic Jobs Online and include: Cover Letter listing the area of research and faculty member whose lab you are interesting in visiting, a Curriculum Vitae and Publication List. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled.

Work Performed Your job and responsibilities will be to carry out computer simulations of polymer networks including coarse-grained molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo simulations and to perform analysis of the output of these simulations and compare the results with the theoretical predictions and experimental data. You will work in collaboration with scientists from the NSF Center Chemistry of Molecularly Optimized Networks.

Required Qualifications at this Level Education/Training: Ph.D. in Physics, Chemical Engineering or related discipline

Experience: Research in theoretical and computational polymer physics

Skills: Coarse grained molecular dynamics simulations of polymers

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

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

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