Post Doctoral Scientist

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!


Job Description Summary:

GW’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) strives to maintain a diverse program of research directed at a wide range of problems in areas such as bio-inspired engineering, bioengineering, energy and sustainability, multiscale modeling and simulation, anotechnology, mechatronics and robotics, machine design, manufacturing, fluid mechanics, solid mechanics, and materials science.
Under general guidance of the Principal Investigator, the Post Doctoral Scientist will support research efforts related to the study of molecular simulations of CO2-H2O-hydrocarbon fluids in clay and metal-organic junctions.

Responsibilities include:

Perform molecular simulations of CO2-H2O-hydrocarbon fluids in clay inter layers
Investigate amorphous magnesium carbonate structures by using Monte Carlo and molecular dynamics simulations
Perform molecular simulations of metal –organic junctions.

Composes technical reports and papers.

Performs other duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position

Minimum Qualifications:

Require’s a PhD in the field or in a related area.

Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:

Experienced researcher in Molecular simulation of complex fluids in clay minerals.
published peer-reviewed papers in the field.


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
College/School/Department: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS)
Family Research and Labs
Sub-Family Laboratory Research
Stream Individual Contributor
Level Level 3
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 9:00am-5:30pm
Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work.
Required Background Check Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Internal Applicants Only? No
Posting Number: R000282
Job Open Date: 04/13/2017
Job Close Date:
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: 03/31/2018
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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