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David Miller <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 22 Jun 2010 15:53:34 -0400
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Post-doctoral Research Opportunity in Process Synthesis, Design and Optimization

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in the Computational Science Division of the Office of Research and Development at the National Energy Technology Lab (NETL) in Morgantown, WV. The successful candidate will join a team of researchers working on the synthesis, design and optimization of carbon capture systems for both pre- and post-combustion systems.

Previous experience in the area of process synthesis, conceptual design and optimization using either commercial process simulation software (such as Aspen Plus or Aspen Custom Modeler) or algebraic modeling packages (such as GAMS) is required. Experience with modern software development languages such as C++ and/or Visual Basic would be beneficial.  

A Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering or a closely related discipline is required. The Ph.D. degree must have been completed and granted by the university before starting the appointment. Applicants cannot have received the most recent degree more than five years prior to the date of application. Both U.S. citizens and foreign nationals may apply.

Salary & Benefits:
The position includes a competitive stipend, paid health benefits and a relocation allowance.

How to Apply: 
Qualified applicants should send (1) a cover letter addressing their qualifications, (2) resume or vita, and (3) copies of up to 3 of their most relevant publications to Dr. David C. Miller via email at [log in to unmask] Applicants should clearly state relevant experience and skills, including their level of proficiency. Review of applications will be conducted as they are received.

This appointment is offered through the NETL Research Associate Program via the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Program. This appointment is open to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, or status as a Vietnam-era veteran or disabled veteran.