Postdoctoral Fellow - Physics, Chemistry and Material Science

  • Delaware State University
  • Dover, DE
  • Nov 17, 2020
Full time Chemistry Physics & Astronomy Postdoctoral Positions

Job Description

Delaware State University
Vacancy Announcement - Postdoctoral Fellow
Division of Physics, Chemistry and Material Science
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Applications will be accepted until position is filled


Postdoctoral Position Opening: A postdoctoral research position is available in Machine Learning Methods in Optical Sciences and Imaging at Delaware State University as part of a collaborative research project. We seek an outstanding data scientist and/or physical scientist who is interested in developing and combining novel approaches to the modeling of diverse phenomena across different fields, including soft-matter physics, biological physics, optical physics, and multidimensional imaging. The overarching goal will be to further our understanding of macromolecular interactions in concentrated biopolymeric solutions, gels, and biological systems.

Qualifications: The position requires a PhD in a discipline associated with the applications of Data Science, especially Physics, Chemistry, and Material Science. In addition to coding skills, the candidate must have a strong background in algorithmic development and concepts of machine learning.

Job Description: The successful candidate, who will be based at Delaware State University, will work with a team of collaborators from Universities and National Laboratories in the US. Job duties include the conceptualization and development of machine learning approaches relevant to analysis of mixed spectroscopic and imaging data and to physics-based modeling of macromolecular interactions, coordinating and monitoring the implementation of the project with the collaborators, working with students, preparing manuscripts for publication, and presenting the results of the project in appropriate scientific meetings.

Application Instructions: The initial appointment will be for one year, renewable for a second year, conditioned upon satisfactory performance. A competitive salary plus benefits will be offered.

Interested candidates must submit an online application for full consideration.   Please include curriculum vitae, research statement (not to exceed four pages), names and contact information for at least two references.

Delaware State University is an equal opportunity, Title IX Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age or disability.

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