Post Doc/Research Associate/PhD Students positions at Yamagata University

Call Post Doc Position/Research Associate/PhD Students

The Group of Professor Giuseppe Milano at the Department of Organic Materials Science University of Yamagata  (Japan), is seeking Postdocs/Research Associates/PhD students

Post Doc/Research Associate

Duties and responsibilities

The postdoctoral researcher will work on multiscale modeling of interfaces of different nature in materials science. The main focus will be the development of models to understand at molecular level structural and dynamical behavior of interfaces.

Example Papers

Self-Assembly of Carbon Nanotubes in Polymer Melts: Simulation of Structural and Electrical Behavior by Hybrid Particle-Field Molecular Dynamics Nanoscale 2016, 8, 15538-15552

Toward Chemically Resolved Computer Simulations of Dynamics and Remodeling of Biological Membranes Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters (Perspective Paper) J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2017, 8 (15), pp 3586–3594

Generation of Well Relaxed All Atom Models of Large Molecular Weight Polymer Melts: A Hybrid Particle-Continuum Approach Based on Particle-Field Molecular Dynamics Simulations J. Chem. Theory Comput., 2014, 10 (12), pp 5651

Hybrid Particle-Field Molecular Dynamics Simulations: Parallelization and Benckmarks Journal of Computational Chemistry 33, 868, (2012)

Hybrid Particle-Field Molecular Dynamics Simulations for Dense Polymer Systems J. Chem. Phys. 130, 214106, (2009)

Eligibility

The applicant must have verified expertise in:

  • Molecular Simulations (Atomistic and Coarse-Graining Methods)
  • Development and implementation of algorithms and software for molecular simulations
  • Programming in either Fortran, C or C++.
  • Experience using High Performance Parallel Computing environments, for example CUDA, MPI or OpenMP, is desirable.

Assessment criteria

Apart from the requirements above, experience on scientific software development projects is a merit. Furthermore, research experience, for example a PhD in Scientific Computing or from a related field, and publications in international scientific journals are meritorious. Good communication skills in English, both written and spoken, is a requirement.

Information

Salary will be proportional to experience and achievements. Excellent communication and analytical skills are required. Ability to work independently and in an interdisciplinary collaborative environment is expected. Software programming experience is a plus. A PhD in computational physics, chemistry, materials science, chemical engineering, or a related field is required.

Interested candidates should direct questions or apply by emailing the following to Prof. Giuseppe Milano (gmilano@yz.yamagata-u.ac.jp)

Application

For the application to be complete, the following electronic documents must be included:

  • Cover letter ( please, kindly describe your previous material modeling experience such as: techniques, materials, key contributions). Please, indicate your expected start date.
  • Detailed CV
  • Names and email address of three professional references (including the PhD supervisor and the supervisor of the last research position)

PhD position

We are looking for young scientists with a vivid interest in interdisciplinary application-driven projects in the following research areas:

  1. Development of Molecular Simulation Methods and Model for Organic Materials
  2. Multiscale Modeling
  3. Nanomaterials
  4. Materials for Organic Electronics
  5. Synthetic Biology

Information

PhD position can be fully funded, for a period of 3 years.

Interested candidates should direct questions or apply by emailing the following to Prof. Giuseppe Milano (gmilano@yz.yamagata-u.ac.jp)

Application

For the application to be complete, the following electronic documents must be included:

  • Cover letter (please, kindly describe your previous experience)
  • Detailed CV
  • Names and email address of three professional references (including the supervisor of the master thesis)

Example Papers

Self-Assembly of Carbon Nanotubes in Polymer Melts: Simulation of Structural and Electrical Behavior by Hybrid Particle-Field Molecular Dynamics Nanoscale 2016, 8, 15538-15552

Toward Chemically Resolved Computer Simulations of Dynamics and Remodeling of Biological Membranes Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters (Perspective Paper) J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2017, 8 (15), pp 3586–3594

Generation of Well Relaxed All Atom Models of Large Molecular Weight Polymer Melts: A Hybrid Particle-Continuum Approach Based on Particle-Field Molecular Dynamics Simulations J. Chem. Theory Comput., 2014, 10 (12), pp 5651

Biomembrane Solubilization Mechanism by Triton X-100: A Computational Study of The Three Stage Model Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017, 19, 2978

Self Assembly of Triton X-100 in water solutions: A Multiscale Simulation Study Linking Mesoscale to Atomistic Models Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation 2015 11 (10), 4959-4971

Group Websites

http://www.smms.unisa.it/

https://polymorg.yz.yamagata-u.ac.jp/english/laboratory/all/labo_mirano/

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Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Milano
Department of Chemistry and Biology
University of Salerno
Via Ponte Don Melillo
I-84084 Fisciano, Italy

Tel.  +39-(0)89-969567/9391

Email gmilano@unisa.it

Web  http://www.smms.unisa.it

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