30/06/2020

University Assistant (post doc)


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Physics
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    PhysicsChemical physics
    PhysicsComputational physics
    PhysicsSurface physics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    20/07/2020 00:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    10973
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

Within the laboratory directed by Prof. von Lilienfeld we develop new methods for the machine learning based acceleration of unbiased virtual compound space exploration campaigns based on quantum mechanics and statistical mechanics.
We are looking for an international senior scholar interested to join our effort.
Applicants should have multiple years of productive postdoctoral experience in the field.
The application must be accompanied by
- letter of motivation
- academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given)
- description of research interests and research agenda
- contact details of people who could provide a letter of reference

Your tasks are active participation in research, teaching, and administration.
This includes
-developing and strengthening your independent research profile
-participation in research collaborations
-assistance in writing research grant proposals
-independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
-assistance in administration
-supervision of Bachelor, Master, and PhD students
-participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance Your tasks are active participation in research, teaching, and administration.
This includes
-developing and strengthening your independent research profile
-participation in research collaborations
-assistance in writing research grant proposals
-independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
-assistance in administration
-supervision of Bachelor, Master, and PhD students
-participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance

Benefits

Eligibility criteria

-PhD in first principles based atomistic simulation
-Substantial postdoctoral experience working on the development of quantum models for accelerated and data-efficient predictions of physical and chemical properties throughout compound space with controlled accuracy. In particular, demonstrated contributions in the field of alchemical perturbation density functional theory are strongly desired.
-Extensive experience in programming and developing and applying first principles software towards real materials and molecules.

Selection process

-PhD in first principles based atomistic simulation
-Substantial postdoctoral experience working on the development of quantum models for accelerated and data-efficient predictions of physical and chemical properties throughout compound space with controlled accuracy. In particular, demonstrated contributions in the field of alchemical perturbation density functional theory are strongly desired.
-Extensive experience in programming and developing and applying first principles software towards real materials and molecules.

Additional comments

The University of Vienna was founded in 1365 and is the oldest university in the German-speaking world and one of the largest in Central Europe. At present, about 88,000 students are enrolled in 180 courses at the University of Vienna. The University of Vienna is also the largest teaching and research institution in Austria with 8,900 employees, 6,700 of whom are scientists and academics.

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    PhysicsChemical physics
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    PhysicsComputational physics
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    PhysicsSurface physics
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

-PhD in first principles based atomistic simulation
-Substantial postdoctoral experience working on the development of quantum models for accelerated and data-efficient predictions of physical and chemical properties throughout compound space with controlled accuracy. In particular, demonstrated contributions in the field of alchemical perturbation density functional theory are strongly desired.
-Extensive experience in programming and developing and applying first principles software towards real materials and molecules. excellent command of written and spoken English

Specific Requirements

-PhD in first principles based atomistic simulation
-Substantial postdoctoral experience working on the development of quantum models for accelerated and data-efficient predictions of physical and chemical properties throughout compound space with controlled accuracy. In particular, demonstrated contributions in the field of alchemical perturbation density functional theory are strongly desired.
-Extensive experience in programming and developing and applying first principles software towards real materials and molecules. excellent command of written and spoken English

Map Information

Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Computational Materials Physics
Austria
VIENNA
Vienna
1010
Universitätsring 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 537771
Posting organisation offer ID: 10973

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