Modeling Electrodeposition & Electrochemical Inter
at ORAU Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 5/9/2019

Opportunity Description

Advisor: Oleg Borodin [Click Here To Join] 301-394-0066 Project Title: Modeling Electrodeposition and Electrochemical Interfaces A postdoctoral fellow opening in the area of modeling of electrochemical reactions at interfaces and electrodeposition. The successful candidate will participate on projects in the area of method development and applications of computational modeling to metal deposition and electrochemical reactions in realistic environments. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in development of a validated multi-physics modeling methodology based on the phase-field theory or experience in both development and applications of the quantum chemical and force field-based methodology to simulations of complex systems, knowledge of statistical mechanics, programming experience (C++, Fortan, Python) and knowledge of electrochemistry. The project will primarily focus on method development but will also involve application of the existing DFT and phase-field software. Good working knowledge of QM modeling software (e.g. G09, VASP, cp2k or similar) and/or of classical mechanical simulations software (e.g. LAMMPS or similar) is a plus. Due to the collaborative nature of the project excellent communication and collaboration skills are essential. Applicants should have Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or computational chemistry, chemical physics, materials science, or a related discipline. Click here for more information

Opportunity Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Adelphi, MD
  • Opportunity Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/9/2019

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