The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) invites applications from outstanding candidates for a fixed term research associate position in the areas of molecular dynamics and high performance computing (HPC). The successful candidate will be supervised by Prof. Aktulga (CSE) and Prof. Merz (Chemistry). The duties include (but are not limited to):
development of hybrid reactive/classical MD models,
application of hybrid reactive/classical MD models to metalloproteins,
performance optimization of resulting software for multicore and/or GPU clusters.
Applicants must have a PhD in Computer Science, Computational Chemistry, Biology or Physics with graduate or postdoctoral experience in molecular dynamics, high performance computing and scientific software development.
The ideal candidate should have:
Strong programming skills using FORTRAN and C/C++
Prior experience with MPI and CUDA programming, as well as performance optimization
Force field optimization
Ability to work with undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and staff in a collaborative environment
Excellent verbal and written skills in English
Required Application Materials
Names and email addresses of at least two references (one of whom must be candidate’s PhD adviser)
A relevant publication sample
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