Research Associate

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Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 04-06-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia is seeking a Research Associate to join Professor Bi-Cheng Zhou's research group to study phase transformation in materials using computational methods. The research involves computational studies on first-principles calculations, alloy thermodynamics, and thermodynamics and kinetics of phase transformations in metallurgical processes, with a focus on Mg alloys.

Candidates must have a PhD in Materials Science Engineering or related field by the time of hire. A solid research background in the above topics; a publication record in first-principles calculations, alloy thermodynamics, and phase transformations; and is capable of developing computer codes. Those with a background covering multiple areas are encouraged to apply.

To apply, visit and search job posting number 0622999. Complete an online candidate profile and attach a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

For additional information about the position, please contact Prof. Bi-Cheng Zhou at [email protected] For additional information about the application process, please contact Jeannie Reese at [email protected]

With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university's research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.

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Posted: 4/7/2018
Application Due: 6/6/2018
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