Post Doctoral Fellow-Physics and Astronomy
- West Virginia University
- Location: Morgantown, WV
- Job Number: 7073112
- Posting Date: Dec 14, 2020
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionThe West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at West Virginia University. The Postdoctoral Research Associate’s major area of emphasis will be focused on theoretical condensed matter physics and the postdoc will be involved in the development of machine learning force fields obtained from dynamical mean field theory calculations.
In order to be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have knowledge of:
First principles electronic structure calculations and in particular over characterization on strongly correlated materials.
DMFT wDFT computational package to obtain energies and forces of several Nickelates and to use those to develop force fields from Machine Learning.
A Ph.D. in materials science or quantum chemistry
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