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Postdoctoral Appointee

Title:  Postdoctoral Appointee Date Posted:  05/10/2011
Division:  Nuclear Engineering Date Re-posted:  
Requisition:  317803 NE Salary:  4586-7644
Employment Category:  Temporary Pay Cycle:  Monthly
Shift:  8:30 am - 5:00 pm Grade:  700
Hours:  40  
Job Description
  Basic Purpose
  Contribute to improving the understanding of the effect of heterogeneity on thermal, chemical, and mechanical properties of materials for energy applications, especially nuclear fuels and reactor materials.
  Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Knowledge, interest, and experience with multi-scale methods such as Density Functional Theory, Molecular Dynamics, Monte Carlo, Phase Field, Finite Element and Calphad. Computational skills and experience with high-performance computing, data analysis, and multi-scale coupling. Understanding and interest in materials for energy applications, especially nuclear fuels and reactor materials.
Experience with experimental validation of models and simulations. Record of research accomplishments and impact as demonstrated by scientific publications and presentations. Skills in written and oral communication in English.
The required levels of knowledge and skills are typically achieved through formal training in mathematics, physics, chemistry, materials science, computational science, nuclear engineering or associated field(s) on the Ph.D. (or equivalent) level with strong emphasis on materials for energy applications.
  Minimum Education/Experience Requirements
Years Since Ph.D. -- 0-1, 1-2, 2-3

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