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Date: Wed Feb 21 15:07:49 2018
Subject: 18.02.21 Postdoc in Simulation of Optical Properties of Organic Condensed Phase Systems at the University of Calfornia Merced
Postdoc in Simulation of Optical Properties of Organic Condensed Phase
Systems at the University of Calfornia Merced

A position for a post-doctoral scholar is available in the group of
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Christine Isborn, at the University of
California Merced.
The position will involve simulating the electronic excitation, optical
absorption, and (hyper)polarizabilities.
The systems of interest will be organic molecules in the condensed
phase for energy and electro-optic materials applications.
Calculations will use methods such as time-dependent density functional
theory (TDDFT), molecular exciton approximations, and nonadiabatic dynamics.    

Duties include: 

Candidates should have a PhD or equivalent degree in chemistry, physics,
or materials science. 

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in at least one of the
following topics:

In addition, you:

If interested and qualified, please email a cover letter, CV, and
statement of research (both previous research and future research
interests) to Professor Christine Isborn (cisborn[#] 
The position is available immediately and the starting date is
negotiable. Please state the earliest possible starting date in your
cover letter.

About UC Merced: 
The University of California, Merced is a dynamic new university campus
in Merced, California. 
The campus opened in September 2005 as the tenth campus of the University
of California and the first American research university in the 21st century.
UC Merced is located in California's San Joaquin Valley, within driving
distance of Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Nevada, the Bay Area,
and the Monterey peninsula. 
We collaborate with nearby institutions such as Stanford, UC Berkeley,
Lawrence Berkeley and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, UC Davis,
and UC Santa Cruz.  
We currently have five faculty members in the physics and chemistry
departments working on electronic structure theory, so you would get to
know a young and vibrant group of theoretical faculty interested in
variety of research areas.

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