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Iowa State University Ames Laboratory - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Ames, Iowa

Position Information:

Position Title:Ames Laboratory - Postdoctoral Research Associate

Appointment Type:Post Doc/Trainee

Job Description:Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

The Division of Materials Science and Engineering at the Ames Laboratory, a Department of Energy National Laboratory affiliated with Iowa State University, is searching for a qualified Postdoctoral Research Associate.

This hybrid experimental and theoretical position is focused on the development and application of computational methods for the simulation of magnetic materials to analyze and interpret experimental data, especially inelastic neutron scattering data. The successful applicant will work closely with experimental and theoretical groups to study novel magnetism, particularly in dilute or disordered systems. Knowledge and experience in neutron scattering and computational methods for magnetic models is desirable. The candidate must have a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. must be completed prior to start date.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of magnetism and quantum materials

Experience or knowledge of neutron scattering

Experience or knowledge of computer simulations of magnetic models, especially using parallel computing methods

Department/Program & College Description:

Department Unit/Website:

www.ameslab.gov

Proposed Start Date:February 1, 2021

Proposed End Date or Length of Term:January 31, 2022

Number of Months Employed Per Year:12 Month Work Period

Time Type:Full time

Pay Grade:Post Docs

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three References

The candidate selected for hire may be requested to provide documentation to verify highest degree completed.

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Original Posting Date:November 20, 2020

Posting Close Date:December 20, 2020

Job Requisition Number:R3665

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 30,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

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Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email eooffice@iastate.edu.

If you have questions about the application process please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485. Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email employment@iastate.edu or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485. TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942.

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