Postdoctoral Research Associate Computational Materials Design

Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Baden-W├╝rttemberg (DE)
Salary Commensurate with the German Academic Payscale E13
March 05 2018
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We seek a postdoctoral researcher with a background of theoretical physics or chemistry and strong computational skills in the development and application of methods for virtual materials design and accelerated simulation methods. Candidates should have expertise in computational or quantum chemistry, theoretical physics, or related areas. We expect the ability and desire to work in a heterogeneous interdisciplinary environment, strong research skills, and a history of innovation and accomplishment documented by a strong academic record. Prior involvement in the development of complex computational methods and appropriate skills in software engineering using state-of-the-art object-oriented languages would be very beneficial. Experience in high-performance computing is also beneficial.

Research at the materials simulation group (, staff ~ 20) at the Institute of Nanotechnology ( has recently focused on the development of predictive multiscale materials design with applications of organic light emitting diodes, organic photovoltaics, molecular electronics, designer polymers, metal organic frameworks and novel 2D materials, such as graphene.