College/Division: College of Engineering and Computing
Department: CEC Mechanical Engineering
Advertised Job Summary:
Need a post-doctoral candidate with expertise in advanced modeling and simulation of complex oxide and non-oxide systems, utilizing CALPHAD-related approaches. The Fellow will support the Nuclear Engineering Program in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of South Carolina; and will perform modeling calculations for materials systems of interest for high temperature materials including, but not limited to nuclear fuels and wastes, to develop thermochemical representations. Additionally, the research will be supported by experimental efforts on thermochemical and thermophysical measurements, such as TGA/DSC, XRD, and microanalysis and the ability to learn and use these instruments is desirable.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering or other closely related science or engineering discipline with experience in CALPHAD-type materials modeling.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 49522
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