Postdoctoral Appointee - NST - Machine Learning for Electronic Structure and Materials Modeling
Job posting number: #7187412 (Ref:416696)
Posted: October 20, 2023
The Midwest Integrated Center for Computational Materials (http://miccom-center.org/) at Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago has an immediate postdoctoral opening in the use of machine learning in electronic structure calculations and advanced sampling. The postdoctoral researcher will work within the groups of Professor Giulia Galli (https://galligroup.uchicago.edu/) and Dr Maria Chan (https://www.anl.gov/profile/maria-k-chan) on developing and applying algorithms and software for the use of machine learning techniques to accelerate the computation of electronic structure properties and experimentally-informed advanced sampling.
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Postdoctoral appointments are on a one-year basis, with a maximum term of three years, subject to performance evaluation.
MICCoM is a US Department of Energy funded computational materials science software center, involving highly collaborative research to advance computational prediction of materials properties. Argonne National Laboratory offers excellent compensation and benefit packages, and postdoctoral researchers receive extensive career development guidance.
- A PhD in Computational Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, or a related field. Degree must have been received within the last 3 years or upcoming year.
- Solid communication and analytical skills
- Ability to work independently and in an interdisciplinary collaborative environment is expected
- Software programming experience is necessary
- Ability to model Argonne’s core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity, and teamwork.
Applicants should have expertise in some of the following:
Density functional theory modeling of materials, especially in the areas of electronic excitations
Use of artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) approaches for computational materials problems
Simulation of experimental measurements such as scattering and spectroscopy
Structure search or sampling approaches
Development and implementation of algorithms and software for materials modeling
High-performance and parallel computing
Interested candidates should include with their Workday application:
1. A detailed curriculum vitae including a list of publications and the names and email addresses of three professional references
2. A cover letter, including
description of previous materials modeling experience (techniques, materials, key contributions)
description of AI/ML experience
description of software development experience
3. Expected start date
4. USA citizenship/visa/work eligibility status (if known)
5. One representative publication that best showcases your work
Job FamilyPostdoctoral Family
Job ProfilePostdoctoral Appointee
Worker TypeLong-Term (Fixed Term)
Time TypeFull time
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