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IACS Postdoctoral Associate -  Computational/Theoretical Chemistry

Brief Description of Duties:  The Postdoctoral Associate will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University.  They will have strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Within the predetermined research scope and methodology, conduct research in the field of computational and theoretical chemistry.
  • Collect and analyze data, including periodical/literature search and utilizing specialized skills in related field to analyze the collected data.
  • Participate/assist in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentations.  May also assist in grant writing.
  • Other duties as assigned, which may include attending Scientific Conferences and Meetings.

Required Qualifications:  Doctoral Degree or foreign equivalent degree in Chemistry, Physics, Material Science, Chemical Engineering, Computational Science, or a related field by June 2021. Research experience in theoretical and/or computational chemistry.

Preferred Qualifications:   Experience developing and applying electronic structure and/or molecular dynamics methods to problems in chemistry. Evidence of research productivity, in the form of peer reviewed publications. Experience in scientific software development. Experience in theory and simulation of electronic excited states.


Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application. 

Salary Commensurate with Experience.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and posting will remain active until the positions are filled.


Faculty Sponsor:  Prof. Benjamin Levine

Please refer to official posting to apply: Postdoctoral Associate - Job Number: 2001992