Postdoctoral Associate

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Work type: Post Doc Associate
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Computer Science

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Postdoctoral Associate

Job Description: Applications are invited for a postdoctoral associate position with an immediate opening in Professor Michele V. Manuel’s group at the University of Florida.  The position will be in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.  The department is a highly collaborative environment, and Professor Manuel’s group studies a range of materials from lightweight alloys to ferrous alloys using alloy design and advanced manufacturing techniques.  Highly motivated individuals are sought to develop advanced alloys through the use of computational thermodynamics and kinetics.
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Minimum Requirements:

The candidate must have obtained their Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering or a similar field before employment. 

Preferred Qualifications: Research experience in computational thermodynamic and kinetic database development and assessment is preferred.  It is expected that the individual will be highly motivated and can work independently and be part of a highly diverse research group.  The candidate should have a solid publication history and strong verbal and written communications skills in English.  Additionally, the individual is expected to give conference talks, prepare manuscripts and reports, participate in meetings, and play a significant role in preparing grants.  They are also expected to assist in managing and supervising both graduate and undergraduate students.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should submit: a cover letter/letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three professional references with the online application. Review of applications will begin immediately, and this posting will be open until the position is filled.  

This position was originally posted under requisition#83104. All previous applicants do not need to reapply.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Health Assessment Required: No


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