Under the guidance of a supervisor, the Postdoctoral Appointee will be involved in determining accurate thermochemistry of gas-phase and condensed-phase chemical species via the Active Thermochemical Tables (ATcT) approach. The position involves a considerable amount of computational work, using a variety of computational techniques, including sophisticated electronic structure methods.
The work also includes some computer programming to facilitate computational workflows and to perform additional processing, interpreting, and critically evaluating of thermochemical, thermophysical, and spectroscopic data, as well as organizing and developing pertinent aspects of the public ATcT website.
This level of knowledge is typically achieved through a formal education at the Ph.D. degree level with zero to three years of experience or equivalent in the scientific application of this knowledge and practical computational experience
Knowledge of thermochemistry and state-of-the-art composite electronic structure computational approaches
Considerable knowledge of gas-phase chemical physics, chemical reaction dynamics and kinetics. Considerable experience in running standard electronic structure codes
Experience in extracting, interpreting, and critically evaluating thermochemical and thermophysical data from primary scientific literature
Good programming skills using common computer languages
This position description documents the general nature and level of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities required of job incumbent. Consequently, job incumbent may be required to perform other duties as assigned.
Job FamilyPostdoctoral Family
Job ProfilePostdoctoral Appointee
Worker TypeLong-Term (Fixed Term)
Time TypeFull time
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