1+ months

Post Doctorate Scholar

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Post Doctorate Scholar
Requisition Number DU04682
Department Name 8H200:Chemical & Materials Engineering
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $47,476 - $48,000/year
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

PhD in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Materials Science, or related field

Required Related Experience

Experience in polymer materials and interfaces, experience in molecular dynamics simulations and coarse-grained modeling of materials and interfaces.

Strong publication record; Excellent communications skills

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements



Monday Friday and some weekends as needed to conduct research

Job Summary

The successful candidate will conduct research on understanding the fundamental behavior of polymers and design novel polymers using molecular dynamics simulations and coarse-grained modeling. The research involves a collaboration with experimental groups.

An ideal candidate is expected to have profound knowledge about polymer materials and interfaces, experience in molecular dynamics simulations and coarse-grained modeling of materials and interfaces.

Independently drive research with minimal supervision towards publication in peer reviewed journals, grant applications, and presentation at scientific meetings

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 05/01/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2020-02-04 Expires: 2020-04-04

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