Postdoctoral Scholars - Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
University of California, Irvine School of Physical Sciences - Chemistry
United States

Postdoctoral Scholars - Theoretical and Computational Chemistry


Job #JPF05218


    School of Physical Sciences - Chemistry


Recruitment Period

Open March 26th, 2019 through Friday, May 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

If you apply to this recruitment by May 31st, 2019, you will have until June 7th, 2019 to complete your application.



School of Physical Sciences

Department of Chemistry

Position: Postdoctoral Scholars - Theoretical and Computational


The Furche research group in the Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, is inviting applications for a postdoctoral position in the area of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry. The successful candidate will work on electronic structure theory, computational methods, and their applications to chemistry.


Applications are being sought from recent Ph.D. graduates with backgrounds in theoretical and computational chemistry and related fields. Salary is commensurate with experience.


Prior experience in theoretical and computational method development is essential. Of particular relevance are (i) experience in quantum mechanics of many-particle systems and time-dependent processes, (ii) demonstrated expertise in numerical approximation methods, and (iii) experience in collaborative code development. The successful candidate is also expected to have a strong scientific publication record, excellent oral and written communication ability, and provide evidence of independence and leadership in his/her professional and personal history.


Please apply online at with a cover letter describing your immediate and long-term research goals, a curriculum vitae including publications list, and names for three letters of reference (please do not solicit letters at this time). Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.


The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

Irvine, CA


Document requirements


    Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. Please include publications list.


    Cover Letter - In cover letter please include your immediate and long-term research goals.


    Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.


    Statement of Research (Optional)


    Statement of Teaching - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.



    Misc / Additional (Optional)


Reference requirements


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