Los Alamos National Laboratory is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in science and engineering on behalf of national security. The Condensed Matter and Complex Systems group in the Theoretical Division of the Lab is seeking a talented Postdoc in the theoretical modeling and simulation of strongly correlated electronic materials. This position provides an opportunity to pursue fundamental studies of electronic structure and magnetic properties in heavy fermion and related materials. The postdoctoral project will involve applications of electronic structure methods such as the combination of local density approximation (LDA) with dynamical mean-field theory (DMFT) for spectroscopic analysis and understanding.
Ph.D. in Theoretical Condensed Matter, Materials Physics or relevant field
Acquisition of Ph.D. within the past five years
Demonstrated record of scientific achievement through publications
Strong background in computational materials science, condensed matter theory and theoretical spectroscopy
Experience in electronic structure and related methods
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in studies of strongly correlated electronic materials using the LDA+DMFT methodology
Candidates may be considered for a Director's Fellowship and outstanding candidates may be considered for the distinguished Darleane Christian Hoffman, Richard P. Feynman, J. Robert Oppenheimer, or Frederick Reines Fellowship.
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