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Samsung Research America Sr. Research Engineer- Advanced DFT Modeling in Burlington, Massachusetts

Title: Sr. Research Engineer [Advanced DFT Modeling]

Company: Samsung Research America (SRA)

Lab: Advanced Materials Lab

Location: Burlington, MA

Lab Summary: The Advanced Materials Lab in Burlington, MA is part of Samsung Research America headquartered in Mountain View, CA. AML is engaged in materials design and discovery for a broad range of next generation technologies such as batteries, quantum dots, and organic LED materials. The work is conducted internally with academic collaborators and with industrial partners. As a part of Samsung?s advanced research effort, AML works closely with counterparts at Samsung laboratories in Korea. We are looking for strong candidates with demonstrated excellence their fields.

Position Summary: SRA?s Advanced Materials Lab (AML) in Burlington, MA is seeking an expert in Advanced DFT modeling with a strong background in theoretical condensed matter (or materials) physics and atomistic simulation approaches at quantum mechanics level.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Analyze the current status of research in advanced materials to identify influential factors

Develop theoretical models and perform computations to study the physical phenomena and find relevant descriptor for advanced electronic materials

Contribute to the Samsung mission for nextgeneration materials and electronic device development.

Collaborate closely with colleagues at AML and in Korea, and with university partners.

Requirements:

Ph.D. in Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Applied Physics or Materials Science.

A strong background in theoretical condensed matter (or materials) physics and atomistic simulation approaches at quantum mechanics level, such as Density Functional Theory and abinitio molecular dynamics.

Of particular interest are candidates with strong experience in electronic structures of inorganic materials especially oxides and/or twodimensional materials.

Selfmotivated with the ability to communicate clearly.

Knowledge and experience in data science and machine learning is a plus.

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