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POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 3290Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Monday, November 30th, 2020Advertising Started on:Friday, May 22nd, 2020College:College of Liberal Arts and SciencesDepartment:ChemistrySalarySalary:$52,704.00 to CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:Full TimePercent Time:100%Position Description:Seeking a postdoctoral scholar to contribute to Professor James Shephard's group to advance the lines of research in electronic structure methods development: to develop and test code, perform calculations, and to prepare manuscripts/papers. The hire would be expected to contribute to the group's current efforts to mitigate finite-size effects in solids through machine learning and embedding methods development.The position will have a one-year term with the possibility of extension as funding allows. Starting salary is $52,704.Education Requirement:PhD in Chemistry, Physics, Chemical Engineering, or similar field of studyRequired Qualifications:The following qualifications are required: previous experience running solid-state calculations with a software package like VASP or PySCF; the ability to code in Fortran and associated parallel programming skills OR the ability to obtain and manipulate integral files from VASP or PySCF.Those who want to check if they qualify under the above conditions are strongly encouraged to contact the PI directly at, especially if they believe other qualifications can substitute for these.Desirable Qualifications:Desirable skills include: the ability to work as part of a diverse team, strategic and day-to-day planning, and the demonstrated ability to develop peer-reviewed journal articles from start to finish.Online Application Required DocumentsCurriculum VitaName and Contact Information of ReferencesLetters of InterestNumber of References: 3To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact InformationContact:Christine L Stevens - christine-stevens@uiowa.eduClas-Clas AdministrationVan Allen Hall30 North Dubuque Street212 VANIowa City, IA 52242Phone: 319-335-1690Department URL: University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or, to inquire or discuss accommodation needs.Prospective employees may review the University Campus Security Policy and the latest annual crime statistics by contacting the Department of Public Safety at 319/335-5022.The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment or in its educational programs and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vaca