Postdoctoral Scholars - Theoretical and Computational

University of California, Irvine
University of California Irvine, Irvine
Commensurate with experience
March 28 2019
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Full Time
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Postdoctoral Scholars - Theoretical and Computational

The Furche research group in the Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, is inviting applications for a postdoctoral position in the area of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry. The successful candidate will work on electronic structure theory, computational methods, and their applications to chemistry.

Applications are being sought from recent Ph.D. graduates with backgrounds in theoretical and computational chemistry and related fields. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Prior experience in theoretical and computational method development is essential. Of particular relevance are (i) experience in quantum mechanics of many-particle systems and time-dependent processes, (ii) demonstrated expertise in numerical approximation methods, and (iii) experience in collaborative code development. The successful candidate is also expected to have a strong scientific publication record, excellent oral and written communication ability, and provide evidence of independence and leadership in his/her professional and personal history.

Please apply online at with a cover letter describing your immediate and long-term research goals, a curriculum vitae including publications list, and names for three letters of reference (please do not solicit letters at this time). Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.