Postdoctoral Scholar (TUC- PHYS)

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Work type: Auxiliary
Location: Northridge
Categories: Full Time

Major Duties

The work will primarily involve implementing existing implicit molecular solvent models on general-purpose graphic processing units. In addition, the employee will also apply molecular modeling methods to perform free energy, pKa, and enhanced sampling calculations related to molecular recognition.

 

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in physics, chemistry, biophysics, theoretical or computational chemistry, or related fields. Candidates should also have

•          exceptional computational skills, including parallel programming (MPI, CUDA, C/C++ and Fortran); and

•          a strong background in statistical physics, computational science, and molecular modeling; and

•          good spoken and written communication skills.

An ideal candidate will also have

•          a general understanding of biophysics; and

•          experience with implicit solvent models, free energy calculations, constant pH calculations, and the AmberTools molecular modeling suite.

 

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Candidates should have a strong background in statistical physics, computational science, and molecular modeling; exceptional computational skills, including parallel programming (MPI and Fortran); must possess good spoken and written communication skills; a general understanding of biophysics; experience with implicit solvent models, free energy calculations, constant pH calculations, and the AmberTools molecular modeling suite; familiarity with C and C++.   

 

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

This position is employed through The University Corporation (TUC). TUC offers an excellent benefits package.

 

The anticipated hiring range: $62,400 per year dependent on knowledge and experience.

 

General Information

THE SELECTED CANDIDATE IS REQUIRED TO PASS A THOROUGH DEPARTMENT BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND LIVE SCAN.

 

Per CSUN/TUC Mandate, the candidate will be required to show proof of COVID 19 vaccination including booster.  

 

How to Apply

Please complete the online application/resume upload submission process in order to be considered for any open position within the university and its auxiliaries. The hiring department will contact the best-qualified candidates and invite them to participate in the interview process.

 

Application Screening begins June 21st, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above.

Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

 

For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please view the link below:

http://www-admn.csun.edu/ohrs/employment/

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity at (818) 677-2077.

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