â¢Â Helps develop, design and conduct research projects according to plan. â¢Â Supports data collection and analytical needs of research projects. â¢Â Collect, analyze, and maintain data generated by computer simulations. â¢Â Assist with preparation of reports, manuscripts, and other documents. â¢ Ensures project compliance with different policies, procedures, directives, and mandates.Â â¢Â Provides routine or standardized laboratory duties by collecting data in support of research projects under direct supervision. â¢Â Complies with institution, state and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives, and mandates. â¢Â Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to the research being conducted.
Experience in conducting ab initio computation for heterogeneous systems, including both structural and electronic properties.
Experience in working as a research team.
Familiarity with computer programs for first principles simulations.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Basic computer proficiency.
Knowledge of relevant scientific field.
Knowledge or research techniques or methods for simulations of solid electronic properties
Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.
Analytical skills, problem-solving and organizational skillsÂ .
Attention to detail.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to interact with a diverse work force.
Ability to work independently and collaborative with other researchers on computational research.
Ability to read and keep abreast of technical developments.
Familiarity with first principles simulation techniques
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