Department of Chemistry



Postdoc - NC State

A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the Laboratory of Multiscale Modeling at the Nanoscale at NC State University in Raleigh, NC. The project involves using molecular modeling to predict and optimize the desired properties and/or functions of polymeric and cellulosic materials based on their structural composition. Other expectations include publishing a series of high quality papers and articles; actively participating in collaborations; serving as a lab manager; mentoring and training other lab members; assisting in writing grant proposals; delivering presentations; and upholding research integrity. A Ph.D. in polymer science, chemistry, materials science, physics, chemical engineering, or related fields is required, as is experience in modeling of (bio)polymer materials. Experience in using the LAMMPS software program and/or GPUs for high performance computing is preferred. The laboratory is housed within the College of Natural Resources on the Central Campus of NC State, which is within walking distance to the Carmichael Gymnasium and Talley Student Union, as well as a variety of eateries, shops, and the WRAL Azalea Gardens. NC State’s award-winning Centennial Campus is also a bike or bus ride away, which contains more than 60 companies, government agencies, and non-profits intermingled with a variety of university research and academic units, including the technologically advanced Hunt Library. Centennial Campus also includes affordable housing as well as a variety of recreational amenities such as walking trails, a lake with a fishing pier, and an 18-hole golf course. NC State has world-class library facilities, its own High Performance Computing Center, and a wide variety of professional development activities for postdoctoral scholars through its Graduate School. Interested candidates can find out more details about the position (#00108037) and submit an application from the following website: Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, or disability. In addition, NC State University welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-5575. M e l i s s a A. P a s q u i n e l l i, P h. D. (she, her, hers) Associate Dean for Academic Affairs | College of Natural Resources University Faculty Scholar | Alumni Distinguished Undergrad. Professor Professor, Forest Biomaterials North Carolina State University OFFICE: Biltmore 2018B | PHONE: (919)515-6191 | (919)515-9426 (Direct) ADDRESS: Campus Box 8001 | 2820 Faucette Drive | Raleigh, NC 27606 MAP: CNR WEBSITES: | RESEARCH TEAM: TWITTER: @docmelissap | MEET: | SKYPE: melissa.a.pasquinelli CALENDAR: