Postdoctoral Appointee - Computational Research (Term)
- Argonne National Laboratory
- Location: Argonne, IL
- Job Number: 7109067 (Ref #: 414012)
- Posting Date: Aug 26, 2022
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral appointee who will conduct computational research in supported transition metal containing clusters for the photocatalytic conversion of small molecules (e.g., CO2). The project involves performing quantum mechanical calculations to identify the structures and to study the photochemical and photocatalytic properties of supported clusters. This research is closely aligned with the corresponding experimental studies.
Comprehensive understanding of quantum mechanics and electronic structure theory is critical.
Considerable computational expertise in using quantum mechanical methods to calculate electronic and photochemical properties and catalytic reaction mechanisms on supported catalysts is essential
Considerable skill in written and oral communication is a requirement
Experience in global optimization methods, reduced density matrix (RDM) methods, and time-dependent density functional theory (TDDFT) methods would be an asset
This level of knowledge is typically achieved through a formal education in physical chemistry, inorganic chemistry, computational materials science, or chemical engineering at the Ph.D. degree level with zero to three years of experience or equivalent in the scientific application of this knowledge and computational research experience.
Job FamilyPostdoctoral Family
Job ProfilePostdoctoral Appointee
Worker TypeLong-Term (Fixed Term)
Time TypeFull time
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