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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Engineering
Department: Computer Science And Engineering 10016172
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific

Position Summary

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.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Computer Science; Computational Chemistr

Minimum Requirements

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.

Desired Qualifications

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

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Names and email addresses of at least two references (one of whom must be candidate‚Äôs PhD adviser)
  • A relevant publication sample

Review of Applications Begins On

06/12/2019

Website

www.cse.msu.edu

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