Research Associate

Location
Raleigh, NC
Posted
Jun 26, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00107032

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Department of Materials Science and Engineering is part of the College of Engineering at NC State. The Department's primary purposes are to educate students and the undergraduate and graduate levels, contribute to the development of scholarly knowledge by conducting research and disseminating the results, and contributing to the welfare of the State of North Carolina by technology development and industrial outreach.

Essential Job Duties: The Research Associate will be responsible for, but not limited to: * Perform simulations and theoretical work on biomolecules, biomolecular self-assembly and soft-materials * Write the publications and publish in high impact journals * Present at local, national, and international conferences * Participate in mentoring and teaching graduate and undergraduate students in the group * Help organize conferences and workshops * Participate in collaborations with faculty inside and outside NCSU * Participate in writing grant applications for industrial, private and federal grant agencies * Stay abreast on hardware and software developments * Teach selected lectures and workshops * Review papers written by students and collaborators

Minimum Education/Experience: * Ph.D. in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science or related field. * 5+ years of experience and extensive expertise (as judged by quality of publications) in molecular dynamics simulations of soft matter and biomolecules.

Department Required Skills: * Extensive expertise in molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo simulations of soft materials and biomolecules. * Excellent verbal and communications skills are needed to work with student's and collaborators.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Experience with bioinformatics tools and force field development

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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