PRIMARY DUTY: Theoretical/computational studies of photon impact ionization, time delay, and relaxation, and charge-particle impact ionization and positronium formation with atomic, fullerene and cluster systems using many-body methodologies.
Calculations, including computer simulations, in various research directions, and graphical presentation and interpretation of the results.
Undertaking activities which would require significant uninterrupted blocs of time, like upgrading the existing computer codes and developing new codes.
Professional presentation of the research outcome in group discussions, scientific conferences and as peer-reviewed journal articles.
Assisting in instructing and mentoring undergraduate research students involved in the group.
Helping in formulating new research proposals.
Education: Ph.D. in theoretical/computational physics
Experience: Theoretical/computational research, at least at a postdoctoral level, on the structure and spectroscopy of atoms/molecules/clusters/nanoparticles
Skills: Computer programming (experiences in high-performance parallel computing will be preferred), abilities to use graphics/visualization soft wares, and good communication skills in English both verbal and in writing scientific articles / research grants.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Research activities and communications in the personal office space, discussion rooms, lecture rooms, computational labs at the NWMSU campus, and in scientific meetings/conferences and possibly collaboration visits outside the campus.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Assisting in instructing and mentoring undergraduate research students involved in the group.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to lift up to 20 lbs.
COMMUNITY: Northwest Missouri State University is located in Maryville, Missouri, a community of 12,000 with a diverse economy and a strong industrial base. Maryville is located 45 miles north of St. Joseph, Missouri, and 90 miles north of Kansas City, Missouri. For more information visit the city’s website at www.maryville.org.
UNIVERSITY: With an enrollment of more than 7,200 students, Northwest is a coeducational, primarily residential four-year university that offers a broad range of undergraduate and selected graduate programs on its Maryville campus as well as its Northwest-Kansas City location at the Northland Innovation Center and through Northwest Online.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until filled. The search committee will begin reviewing complete applications as they are received and will continue until the position is filled.
DATE AVAILABLE: Immediately
TO APPLY: Please fill out a Northwest application online by clicking http://agency.governmentjobs.com/nwmissouri/default.cfm to reach our employment opportunities listing. You will also need to submit a cover letter clearly pointing out your suitability for the position, complete resume including qualifications as required for the position (see above), and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references in order for your application materials to be complete. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at 660-562-1127 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. For specific questions please email Dr. Himadri Chakraborty (email@example.com).
About Northwest Missouri State University
UNIVERSITY: Founded in 1905, Northwest is a coeducational, primarily residential four-year university that offers a broad range of undergraduate and selected graduate programs on its Maryville campus as well as its Northwest-Kansas City location and through Northwest Online.
With an enrollment of about 6,500 students, Northwest has met all measures of the state’s performance-based funding initiative during four of the model’s first five years, and U.S. News and World Report has ranked it as the top moderately selective regional university in Missouri during three of the last four years. Safewise ranks the city of Maryville as one of the “Safest College Towns in America,” while BestCollegesOnline.org has named the Northwest campus one of the “50 Most Amazing University Botanical Gardens and Arboretums in the U.S.”
The University boasts a 59 percent graduation rate, which is in the 89th percentile of Northwest's national peer group. In addition, 96 percent of Northwest bachelor’s degree earners and 97 percent of master’s degree earners secure employment or continue their education within six months of graduation, according to the most recent data. Zippia, a career website, recently... named Northwest the best college in Missouri for getting a job.
Northwest places a high emphasis on profession-based learning to help graduates get a jumpstart on their careers.
Students have opportunities to build their resumes with experiences on campus in nearly every area of study, including the Horace Mann Laboratory School, National Public Radio affiliate KXCV, the R.T. Wright Farm, Mozingo Outdoor Education Recreation Area or Knacktive, a student-driven integrated digital marketing communications agency.
For more information, visit www.nwmissouri.edu.
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