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Opportunity at National Institute of Standards and Technology   NIST

First-Principles Modeling of Electronic Structure and Near-Edge X-Ray Spectroscopy


Material Measurement Laboratory, Materials Measurement Science Division

opportunity location
50.64.31.B8458 Gaithersburg, MD

Please note: This Agency only participates in the February and August reviews.


name email phone
Terrence James Jach 301.975.2362
John Thomas Vinson 301-975-4336


We are interested in the connection between electronic structure and the near-edge x-ray spectra of materials. This project will involve carrying out first-principles calculations of x-ray absorption (XAS) and resonant inelastic x-ray scattering (RIXS) using the Bethe-Salpeter equation approach. It will also involve developing new approaches and approximations to improve the predictive power of such calculations. This project will be carried out in close collaboration with experimentalists, providing close feedback and the opportunity for new predictions to guide subsequent measurements.


BSE; X-ray; RIXS;


Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$74,950.00 $3,000.00
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