Theoretical and Computational Chemistry Postdoctoral Fellowship | New York University Job at New York University, China

  • New York University
  • China

Job Description

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in the group of Prof. William Glover at NYU Shanghai to be involved in developing multiphysics neural network potentials and polarizable embedding methodology to simulate photoinduced charge-transfer dynamics in multichromophoric systems. The specifics of the project are to achieve linear scaling in the integral-exact direct reaction field method, developed by our group in . The methodology will be applied to address the role of low-lying charge-separated states in far-red light absorbing photosynthetic complexes. Much of the development utilizes Graphical Processing Unit (GPU)-based quantum chemistry code. More details can be found at .

Research at NYU Shanghai is supported by the Center for Computational Chemistry , a research institute operated jointly by NYU, NYU Shanghai, and East China Normal University (ECNU). The center has a core group of faculty members who are conducting frontier research in various fields of theoretical/computational chemistry, biology, and materials science. More details can be found at .

Terms of employment at NYU Shanghai are comparable to NYU New York and other U.S. institutions.  

Candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry or Physics or related fields by the position start date

  • Experience with molecular/quantum dynamics

  • Experience developing electronic structure code

  • Strong command of written and spoken English

The ideal candidate will also have expertise in one or more of the following: excited-state electronic structure methods, analytical gradient theory, non-adiabatic dynamics, neural-network potentials. 

The position is available immediately subject to immigration regulations or upon agreement. The position term is for 12 months initially, with possibility of extension.

To be considered, applicants should submit a cover letter with a brief description of research accomplishments and interests and a curriculum vitae with a list of publications. Additionally, applicants should provide a contact list containing the names and email addresses of at least two referees. Referees may be contacted at a later stage in the search process. 

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Please email to confirm your application submission. 

Please email the NYU Shanghai NY Office of Faculty Recruitment with any questions regarding the application process. 

About NYU Shanghai:

NYU Shanghai is the third degree-granting campus within New York University's Global Network. It is the first higher education joint venture in China authorized to grant degrees that are accredited in the U.S. as well as in China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research university with liberal arts and science at its core, NYU Shanghai resides in one of the world's great cities with a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU's global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research and who embody the global society in which we live.

NYU's Global Network includes degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, complemented by thirteen additional academic centers across the world. Faculty and students may circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global.

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NYU Shanghai is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity, and social inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from under-represented individuals in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, and gender and sexual identity. NYU Shanghai affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach.

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Founded in 1831, New York University is now one of the largest private universities in the United States. Of the more than 3,000 colleges and universities in America, New York University is one of only 60 member institutions of the distinguished Association of American Universities.

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