Scientific Researcher, Materials and Process Simulation Center

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California, United States
21 Jun 2019
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Contract Type
Full Time

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Job Summary

Development of RexPoN reactive force field and of RexPoN Embedded Quantum Mechanics as directed by Prof. William Goddard within the Materials and Process Simulation Center in the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Job Duties

  • Finish the development of the RexPoN reactive force field
  • Finish the development of RexPoN Embedded Quantum Mechanics

Basic Qualifications

  • PhD in Chemistry, Physics, Biological Science, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, or a related area, with a strong track record of productivity
  • Expertise in developing the RexPoN reactive force field
  • Expertise in developing of RexPoN Embedded Quantum Mechanic
  • Should be very smart, resourceful, and unafraid to tackle impossible problems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with classical molecular dynamics (MD) simulations with a variety of force fields
  • Experience with quantum mechanics software, particularly VASP
  • Experience with the LAMMPS classical molecular dynamics software

Required Documents

  • Resume