The “Center of Materials Genomics at Duke University-USA” has several
theoretical/computational open postdoctoral positions available in
computational materials design. Current openings are in
i. autonomous crystal structure prediction,
ii. high-throughput electronic/thermodynamic structure of disordered
iii. materials informatics
iv. search for novel superconductors (in collaboration with E.K.U.
Gross, Halle-Germany and Jerusalem-Israel).
The successful candidates must have
1) Solid understanding of solid state physics, thermodynamics of
materials, crystallography/group-theory, and inorganic chemistry.
2) Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
3) Strong programming skills in C++, python, Fortran. Good knowledge of
Unix systems (gcc, g++, etc), and use of AFLOW and/or other repositories.
4) Proven experience in VASP, Quantum Espresso, FHI-AIMS, or other
5) Doctorate in Materials Science, Physics (Materials), Chemistry or
6) Graduate Students near completion of their Ph.D. are welcome to apply.
Potential candidates should send one PDF file named
“Lastname_Firstname_DUKE_Genomics-201901.pdf” containing: cover-letter,
curriculum vitae and the names/emails/phone of three references to
The location of the position is Durham-NC, USA. Occasional travel to
Europe is required. Starting date can be negotiated.
The search will continue until the positions are filled.
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