Postdoctoral Scholar, Physics - University of Nevada, Reno

Nevada, US
Salary is competitive and commensurate with related education and experience.
Jan 30, 2024
Posting live until
Feb 29, 2024

The Department of Physics at the University of Nevada, Reno is seeking to hire a highly motivated Postdoctoral Scholar to carry out collaborative research in molecular magnets as part of the "Quantum Dynamics of Spin-Based Molecular Systems" project funded by the US Department of Energy. The main responsibilities will be conducting theoretical modeling of multi-spin molecular magnets, including spin-spin interactions, spin dynamics, and spin-vibrational interactions for quantum information science applications. This research will be performed in the group of Yafis Barlas and in collaboration with a team of computational and experimental chemists. Other responsibilities include guiding and advising graduate and undergraduate student researchers and writing scholarly papers.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Physics, Physical Chemistry, or related fields;
  • Completion of a doctoral degree in the appropriate discipline is required;
  • The doctoral degree must have been completed within the five years immediately preceding the first date of appointment as a postdoctoral fellow at the University;
  • The individual cannot have held previous positions in the professional ranks.

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