Postdoctoral Research Assoc

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Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting TitlePostdoctoral Research AssocDepartmentUNT-Materials Science & Engineer-130330College/SchoolCollege of EngineeringJob LocationDentonFull Time/Part TimePart-TimeSalary InformationDepartment Summary

The department has a mission to provide a high quality education to our diverse student population through excellence and innovation in teaching and research in order to serve the scientific and engineering needs of the state of Texas and the nation. This will be achieved by a balance of formal course work, practical laboratory training, and research projects that encompass both the basic science and the applied aspects of materials science and engineering. The department offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering programs.

Position Summary

The work will involve developing and validating many-body potentials for complex concentrated alloys, and using it to understand their deformation and defect mechanisms.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in materials science & Engineering with expertise in atomistic simulations and metallurgy of alloys as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications. Knowledge of Python scripting, VASP, LAMMPS, OVITO, and UNCLE cluster expansion code is necessary. Must be self-driven and have good communication skills.

Preferred QualificationsRequired License / Registration / CertificationPhysical RequirementsTalk or HearArea of SpecialtySecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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      Posted: 9/9/2020
      Application Due: 9/25/2020
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