Post Doctoral FellowInternal Title:
College of Engineering and ComputingDepartment:
CEC Chemical EngineeringBand :
UnclassifiedAdvertised Minimum Salary :
Salary commensurate with qualifications.Advertised Salary Range:
Salary commensurate with qualificationsPart/Full Time:
Full TimeHours per Week:
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.Type of Staff Position:
Research Grant (RGP)Basis :
12 monthsJob Search Category:
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.Benefit Eligibility Type:
Research Grant (RGP)South Carolina Retirement:
YesState Insurance Programs:
YesAdvertised Job Summary:
A Post-doctoral Fellow in Chemical Engineering with expertise in computational chemistry, molecular modeling, and micro-kinetic modeling of organic and metallic systems. Under the supervision of the principal investigator, this individual will develop multi-scale models to describe the structure-performance relationship of supported metal clusters and nano-particles, develop machine learning tools for heterogeneous catalysis applications, and assist in the writing of proposals in this area.Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):
The candidate must complete all requirements for the PhD in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or a closely related discipline by the start date of the position.Preferred Qualifications:
Expertise in phyton programming, expertise in studying reactions at solid-liquid interfacesKnowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Expertise in computational catalysis; programming; ability to apply machine learning tools to catalysis applicationsSafety Sensitive or Security Sensitive:
NoHazardous weather category:
Non-EssentialNumber of Vacancies:
3Desired Start Date:
05/01/2021If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date:
04/30/2022Job Open Date:
02/26/2021Job Close Date:
07/09/2021Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicant:
*This posting is a re-advertisement. Applications previously submitted are still being considered. Previous applicants do no need to reapply.
Applicants must use legal full name when responding to this posting. Be sure to include all relevant work history, as it is used to evaluate your qualifications for the position.
Applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter, resume/CV, and accurate contact information for your reference providers.
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 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.
We are only accepting applications submitted by July 9, 2021Quicklink for Posting:
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