Texas Tech University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Position ID:TTU-Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry-POSTDOC [#16850]
Position Title: Postdoc in computational chemistry at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Lubbock, Texas 79409, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Biophysics
Computational Biophysics
Chemistry / Biochemistry, Computational, Physical Chemistry, Theoretical
Appl Deadline: (accepting applications posted 2020/09/10, listed until 2021/09/10)
Position Description:    

The Liang group in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Texas Tech University is seeking a motivated and independent postdoc to work on the multiscale simulation of photoactive proteins.

1. Ph.D. degree in Physics, Chemistry, Biology or related field
2. Research experience in at least one of the following areas:
    Biomolecular simulation
    Excited-state electronic structure calculation
    Quantum dynamics and mixed quantum-classical dynamics simulation
    Enhanced sampling method and free energy calculation
    Protein interactions, assembly, binding and allostery
    Machine learning
3. Good publication record
4. Effective verbal and written communication skills

Possible research topics involve studying photochemical reactions in biomolecules using advanced electronic structure and quantum dynamics methods, and developing enhanced sampling methods for studying chemical reactions in biomolecules. The successful candidate is expected to actively discuss research progress with the PI, attend conferences to present his/her research, and publish high-quality results. Other responsibilities may include mentoring new graduate students.

The initial employment is one year, with the possibility of extension.

The annual salary for this position is around 50,000 USD.

About Texas Tech University and Lubbock:
Texas Tech University is located in the city of Lubbock in Texas. Texas Tech University is listed in the “Very High Research Activity (R1) category” of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, often referred to as "Carnegie Tier One". Living in the college town at Lubbock is both cheap and convenient at the same time. The university has abundant computational resources, and several distinguished theoretical chemists work in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

If you are interested in joining our group, please send your application materials to the email address rliang@ttu.edu
Please include your CV, a cover letter describing your research background and future research interest, and up to three letters of recommendation.

For more information:
Please visit our group website: https://www.ruibinlianggroup.com

We are not accepting applications for this job through AcademicJobsOnline.Org right now. Please rliang@ttu.edu.
Contact: Ruibin Liang
Email: email
Postal Mail:
4510 Ironton Ave Apt 9203
Lubbock, Texas 79407
Web Page: https://www.ruibinlianggroup.com

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