Research Associate in Electronic Structure Theory of Battery Materials
As part of a new UK consortium for the study of next-generation electrochemical energy storage, a research position is available on the theory and simulation of battery materials in the group of Professor Aron Walsh, http://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/a.walsh. They will play a leading role in computational support for the development of multi-scale models that account for thermal and defect processes in the latest generation of lithium battery...
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- Reference ENG00192
- Date posted 23 January 2018
- Closing date 23 February 2018
As part of a new UK consortium for the study of next-generation electrochemical energy storage, a research position is available on the theory and simulation of battery materials in the group of Professor Aron Walsh, http://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/a.walsh. They will play a leading role in computational support for the development of multi-scale models that account for thermal and defect processes in the latest generation of lithium battery materials. Areas of interest include, but are not restricted to, phonon dispersion and thermal transport, theoretical defect spectroscopy, transport phenomena, materials data and informatics.
Duties and responsibilities
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The Department of Materials, http://www.imperial.ac.uk/engineering/departments/materials/ wishes to appoint an outstanding individual with a strong track record in first-principles electronic structure calculations.
You will also be a conscientious, innovative scientist who has successfully completed or is about to obtain, a PhD (or equivalent) in theoretical or computational physical science (chemistry, physics or materials). In addition, you will be able to demonstrate an ability to understand quantum-mechanical calculations in detail and have an understanding of, and interest in, materials for energy storage.
Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £32,380 - £34,040 per annum.
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