Postdoc/PhD Student: Materials Simulations Research Positions, USA

Postdoctoral Position in USA

Materials Simulations Research Positions: Join our dynamic research group at the University of South Carolina focusing on simulations of biomaterials, nanomaterials, and biological systems. We are currently seeking passionate individuals for Postdoctoral and PhD student positions in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Materials Simulations Research Positions (Postdoc/PhD Student)


  1. Postdoctoral/Research Scientist Position (Salary: $57K-$60K; Duration: 1-2 years)
  2. PhD Student Position

Research Area:
Materials Simulations, with emphasis on biomaterials, nanomaterials, interfacial electron transfer/redox, biological systems (proteins, lipids, and nucleotides), polymers, or nanoparticles using multiscale simulations.

Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of South Carolina, USA


For Postdoctoral/Research Scientist Position:

  • Expertise in QM/MM, AIMD, Neural Network MD, cellular simulation, or/and kinetic Monte Carlo.
  • Proficiency in simulations of interfacial redox and electron transfer, enzymatic reactions, polymers, or nanoparticles.
  • Strong programming skills.
  • BS, MS, or PhD degree in Engineering or Science.

For PhD Student Position:

  • Research experience in simulations (quantum mechanics, coarse-grained, atomistic, machine learning, or machine learning).
  • Proficient in programming languages such as C/C++, Fortran, and Python.
  • BS or MS degree in Engineering or Science.
  • TOEFL (minimum 80) or IELTS (minimum 6.5) required; GRE waived.

Job Description:

For Postdoctoral/Research Scientist Position:

  • Conduct simulations of biomaterials or nanomaterials focusing on interfacial electron transfer/redox, biological systems, polymers, or nanoparticles.
  • Utilize expertise in QM/MM, AIMD, Neural Network MD, or kinetic Monte Carlo.
  • Develop and apply computational models to investigate complex systems.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams.
  • Publish research findings in peer-reviewed journals.

For PhD Student Position:

  • Conduct research on materials simulation under the guidance of senior researchers.
  • Develop and implement computational models for biomaterials or nanomaterials.
  • Utilize programming skills to analyze simulation data.
  • Collaborate with peers and contribute to research publications.

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should email their CV to Dr. Tao Wei at In the CV, applicants should highlight their relevant skills and research experience. Short-listed candidates will be contacted for an online interview. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Last Date for Apply:
Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.



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