Postdoc Research Fellow, Dept. of Chemistry, University of North Dakota (15 February 2024)

The Department of Chemistry is seeking a 12-month, post-doctoral research fellow to conduct research on the development and testing of new methods and algorithms for solving challenging quantum chemistry problems on future quantum computers. The initial appointment will be for one year and is full time and benefitted, with potential for renewal for a second year, pending annual review of performance and continued availability of funding.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop methods and algorithms focused at solving challenging problems in quantum chemistry using quantum computers.
  • Implement and test algorithms for their usefulness in science considering their accuracy, and resource requirements on future quantum devices.
  • Work on external software such as IBM’s Qiskit, AWS Braket, etc.
  • Develop in-house software (mostly in python using libraries).
  • Analyze results with PI and draft manuscripts for publication and proposals for external grants.
  • Present research at academic seminars and conferences.
  • Mentor junior team members.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by February 29, 2024

Full details about the position can be found HERE.