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Postdoctoral and PhD fellowships in computer modelling of carbon nanomaterials
Employer: University of Minho
Location: Multiple Locations
Website: http://cctc.uminho.pt/portal_memberdata/manu
Employment Start Date: Flexible/to be discussed

Organization Description:

Postdoctoral and PhD positions to work with Dr. Manuel Melle-Franco at University of Minho, Computer Science and Technology Center , Braga, Portugal

Job Description:

We are looking for outstanding candidates to work in theoretical and computational studies of carbon nanomaterials. Current research interests comprise but are not limited to:

(i) electronic properties of carbon nanomaterials

(ii) 3D structure of 2D graphene and GNRs 

(iii) chemical reactivity and functionalization of carbon nanomaterials

(iv) In-silico study of unknown and uncharacterized materials, nanopores, nanocones, etc.

 

 


We do QM, Molecular Mechanics, multiscale and mesoscopic simulations with a large number of external and locally modified codes. Programming and  developing models is encouraged, but not mandatory.

 Our group runs a cluster with > 500 cores and several state of the art GPUs.  Programming and software development projects are also available.

Postdoc fellowships are funded for six years (3 + 3) and are open to all nationalities. 

Ph.D. Scholarships are funded for four years (3+1) and are ONLY available for european citizens or foreigners with permanent residence in Portugal.

 

 

Requirements:

A degree in physics, chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, or computer science or equivalent is mandatory.

 

Job Application:

Send a full CV, with a short note saying the reasons for your applications and preferred research topic plus at least one reference letter well before the 15th of september to manu@di.uminho.pt.

Email application to : manu@di.uminho.pt
Date Posted: September 2, 2013