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Two positions in theory and simulations are available immediately in the research groups of Prof. Vincent Meunier and Prof. Humberto Terrones. The research interests of the two groups is in the physical and transport properties of layered materials such as graphene, hexagonal boron nitride and transition metal dichalcogenides, in addition to 3-dimensional porous systems from 2-D materials such as Schwarzites, sponges and zeolite type structures.

Applicants must have a PhD (or foreign degree equivalent) in physics or a related field. The initial appointment is for 1 year and renewable based upon satisfactory review and availability of funding.

The successful candidate(s) will be extremely enthusiastic persons with good background in condensed matter physics, solid state physics and computer simulations using first principles methods.

Interested individuals must prepare a current Curriculum Vitae (CV), three letters of reference, and a cover letter addressed to Professors Humberto Terrones and Vincent Meunier. These items are to be submitted either online at or by email to and Application materials will be accepted until positions are filled.

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse intellectual, geographical, gender and ethnic perspectives to Rensselaer's work and campus communities.

Rensselaer is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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