Post-doctoral Fellow

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Logo Posting Number RTF00010PO18 Classification Title Post Doctoral Fellow Internal Title Post-doctoral Fellow Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Engineering and Computing Department Mechanical Engineering Advertised Salary Range salary commensurate with qualifications Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Type of Grant Funded Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Post-doctoral

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The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Perform assessment and first principles calculations for chemical systems of interest -50%. Manage and assist graduate students – 15%. Prepare manuscripts for presentation and publication in professional journal and research reports – 20%. Prepare and assist in the preparation of research proposals and conduct literature searches for technical information – 15%

Required Education and Experience

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering or other closely related discipline with experience in computational materials modeling.

Preferred Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

A background in first principles approaches and the CALPHAD method for assessing thermochemistry and phase equilibria. Experimental experience with thermochemical or thermophysical measurements is also valuable.

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date Position End Date Job Open Date 04/03/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

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The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering or another closely related discipline with experience in computational materials modeling?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents





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    Posted: 4/4/2018
    Application Due: 6/3/2018
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