Post Doctoral Fellow (SA)

Job description

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Posting Number:

RTF00023PO21

Classification Title:

Post Doctoral Fellow

Internal Title:

Post Doctoral Fellow (SA)

Campus:

Columbia

Work County:

Richland

College/Division:

College of Arts and Sciences

Department:

CAS Chemistry and Biochemistry

Advertised Salary Range:

$50,000

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

Hours per Week:

40

Type of Grant Funded Position:

Research Grant (RGP)

Basis :

12 months

Job Search Category:

Post-doctoral

About UofSC:

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.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

South Carolina Retirement:

No

State Insurance Programs:

No

Annual Leave:

No

Sick Leave:

No

Advertised Job Summary:

The department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is looking for a postdoctoral scholar to work on combining density functional theory calculations and machine learning (ML) for the high-throughput screening of hybrid organic-inorganic halide perovskites. A particular focus will be on assessing the reliability of the ML predictions (Sutton et al., Nat. Commun. 2020, 11, 4428).

Required Education and Experience:

The successful postdoctoral candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Materials Science, Physics, Chemistry, or a related discipline and have experience in scientific programming, atomistic simulations and/or ML. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work well in a collaborative research environment are essential.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Experience in scientific computer programming, atomistic simulations and/or ML. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work well in a collaborative research environment are essential.

Desired Start Date:

06/01/2021

Position End Date :

05/31/2022

Job Open Date:

06/08/2021

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.

Quicklink for Posting:

https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/99081

EEO Statement:

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

Safety/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL:

No

Hazardous weather category:

Non-Essential

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 6/9/2021
Application Due: 9/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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