Job Summary The Data-Driven Renewables Research (D2R2) group led by Dr. Peter Schindler is accepting applications for a postdoctoral research associate in the field of computational materials discovery starting Spring 2024. Our group is seeking to discover novel materials for renewable energy applications using high-throughput quantum chemistry calculations and data-driven materials property predictions. A deep understanding of materials properties and close connections in academia and industry enable the group to explore exciting research avenues. For more information about the group's research and philosophy head over to www.d2r2group.com
Strong background in ab-initio calculations of materials (density functional theory) and high-performance computing.
Strong programming skills in Python and some exposure to machine learning.
Ph.D. in Materials Science, Physics, Chemical Engineering, or related field.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Excellent publication track-record and basic experience with grant writing.
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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