Center for Multiscale Theory and Simulation

NSF CENTER for CHEMICAL INNOVATION

Opportunities

 

Available Positions

Post-Doctoral Scholar position available

As part of the Center for Multiscale Theory and Simulation (CMTS), we have an opportunity for a post-doctoral scholar, who would be collaborating with faculty and researchers across the disciplines of theoretical chemistry, biophysics, statistics, mathematics and computer science.

Principal contribution will be providing leadership in applying principles and knowledge relevant to research projects. The post-doctoral scholar will have a lead role in the development and design of research projects, oversee the implementation of the research project, including planning new procedures, adapting existing procedures to the needs of the project, and making significant contributions to methodology; oversee data collection, evaluation and analysis, design and manage databases, write reports, articles and manuscripts. In addition, the post-doctoral scholar will present his/her research findings at meetings and conferences, as well as to funding agencies and conduct literature reviews. For specific research project details, please contact faculty members of the CMTS directly.

Graduate student research position available

Principal role would be to work with an experienced team of researchers within the Center for Multiscale Theory and Simulation. Students who are interested in studying the interface between the physical and biological views of natural science are strongly encouraged to apply. Graduate students admitted into the Chemistry or Biophysics Ph.D. programs at the University of Chicago, would be ideal candidates. In addition, a background in chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science or engineering is preferred.

For information on applying to the Chemistry or Biophysics Ph.D. programs, please visit:
http://chemistry.uchicago.edu/page/application-information.html
http://biophysics.uchicago.edu/

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY IN COLLABORATION WITH THE LEADERSHIP ALLIANCE

The Leadership Alliance is a consortium of 32 institutes of higher education whose goal is to develop underrepresented students into leaders for academia, business, and the public sector. As part of our collaboration with the Leadership Alliance, we will provide summer research opportunities for undergraduates. Students will be trained, mentored and integrated into our on-going research programs. Their research will culminate in an oral or poster presentation at the Alliance’s national symposium.

For applications, please visit:
http://www.theleadershipalliance.org/

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY THROUGH THE COLLEGIATE SCHOLARS PROGRAM

The Collegiate Scholars Program aims to prepare talented Chicago Public Schools students in grades 10-12 for matriculation and success at the nation’s top colleges and universities. We are collaborating with the program to provide a summer research experience for one junior or senior who plans to pursue a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) major in college.

For applications, please visit:
https://scholarselect.com/scholarships/1991-the-university-of-chicago-collegiate-scholars-program