Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Tulane University
Uptown Campus
Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Uptown Campus
Open Date:
Jul 27, 2023

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW, Computational Studies of Catalysts and Materials for Energy



The postdoctoral fellow will study and design catalysts and other materials for energy applications, using a variety of computational techniques including quantum chemical methods and kinetic models. Collaboration with other research groups, especially experimental groups, is expected. The fellow will also contribute to mentoring graduate and undergraduate students within the research group..  Initial position is for 1 year, starting  October. 1, 2023; renewal for up to 2 additional years dependent upon performance and funding. Position will remain open until filled.


Candidates must have a PhD in chemical engineering, chemistry, or a related field. Knowledge of and experience with computational materials science is required. Demonstrated experience with publishing and scientific communication is required. Experience with density functional theory, time-dependent density functional theory, high-performance computing, computational catalysis, and programming is strongly preferred.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should esubmit the following information.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, and names and contact information for two to three referees. Review of applications will start immediately upon reception. Further information can be obtained from Prof. Matthew Montemore (

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ , those living with disabilities, and veterans.  

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity and creating a community and culture that fosters a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO and will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law.  It is important to us to intentionally seek candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. 

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