Physics, Arizona State University

2980 12221
Position ID:ASU-Physics-POSTDOC2 [#12221, 12561]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Tempe, Arizona 85287, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Chemistry, Engineering, Materials Science, Physics
Appl Deadline:2018/10/15 (posted 2018/10/01, listed until 2019/04/01)
Position Description:    

Project: Ab-Inito Modeling of Heterogeneous Interfaces Department of Physics Arizona State University The group of Prof. Arunima Singh at the Department of Physics Arizona State University invites applications for two postdoctoral research scholar positions. Successful candidates will contribute to a research program in the ab-inito modeling of heterogeneous solid-state materials interfaces in the context of low-dimensional materials growth, catalysis and functionalization of electronic materials. Candidate will develop materials’ databases and design algorithms for open-source software tools that enable high-throughput interface simulations in close engagement with the Materials Project team. Ideal candidates should demonstrate passion for scientific enquiry, a desire for dissemination of research findings and an ability to bridge fundamental research to high-impact applications. The position is initially for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. Preferred start date is November 1, 2018. Requirements: 1) Recent Ph.D. degree in Physics, Materials Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related fields. 2) Experience and interest in scientific computing and programming, preferably in Python. 3) Experience in electronic structure simulations (density functional theory). 4) Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Preferred Skills: a) Experience in open-source database and software development. b) Excellent research record in materials growth, heterogeneous catalysis or two-dimensional materials. Applications should be submitted in one complete attachment. Please include a cover letter, a CV, a publication list, and a detailed summary of research experience and interests, and 3 references. For more information about the position, contact Prof. Arunima Singh, Department of Physics, Arizona State University via email at arunimasingh@asu.edu. The initial review of applications will begin 15th October 2018; if not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html. https://www.asu.edu/titleIX.

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