A postdoctoral position in Theoretical and Computational Chemistry is open in the group of Prof. Garashchuk at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry of the University of South Carolina, USA. The research is focused on methodological development and computational studies of quantum-mechanical effects in dynamics of nuclei in large reactive molecular systems including materials and biological environments. Position is open starting May 2018. The appointment is for 1 year and extendable for the second year by mutual consent.
Informal inquiries and application materials should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org Please, attach a CV with links to a few relevant publications, and list the names and contact information of two or three references.
– PhD. in Chemistry, Physics, or related discipline
– Expert programming skills in Fortran or C++
– Proficient use of Linux
– Proficient with at least one of the high-level languages (python) or symbolic programs (matlab, maple, mathematica or similar)
Additional desirable skills:
(i) working knowledge of the electronic structure methods and one of the popular package
(ii) experience with HPC and parallel code development
(iii) preparation of manuscripts using latex
Job responsibilities and professional opportunities include method and code development, applications to model s and studies of realistic chemical systems, informal supervision of junior group members, working with our group’s collaborators, preparation of manuscripts for publication, conference presentations.