30/06/2020

University Assistant (prae doc)


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Physics
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    PhysicsChemical physics
    PhysicsComputational physics
    PhysicsSurface physics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    20/07/2020 00:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    30
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    10972
  • 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 a highly motivated scholar interested to join our group as a PhD student.
Application documents
- letter of Motivation
- academic curriculum vitae
- list of publications, evidence of teaching experience (if available)
- degree certificates
- copy of bachelor thesis
- copy of master thesis
- short doctoral project proposal
- contact details for two references

Active participation in research, teaching, and administration.
This includes
-developing and strengthening your independent research profile
-participation in research collaborations
-assistance in teaching
-participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
- assistance in administration
-assistance in the supervision of Bachelor, Master, and PhD students
-participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance
We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12-18 months, and to participate in the Vienna Doctoral School of Physics. Active participation in research, teaching, and administration.
This includes
-developing and strengthening your independent research profile
-participation in research collaborations
-assistance in teaching
-participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
- assistance in administration
-assistance in the supervision of Bachelor, Master, and PhD students
-participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance
We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12-18 months, and to participate in the Vienna Doctoral School of Physics.

Benefits

Eligibility criteria

-Mandatory: Programming experience
-Desirable: Bachelor or Masterthesis in the field of atomistic simulation
-Experience with quantum chemistry methods
-Experience with chemical compound space

Selection process

-Mandatory: Programming experience
-Desirable: Bachelor or Masterthesis in the field of atomistic simulation
-Experience with quantum chemistry methods
-Experience with chemical compound space

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

-Mandatory: Programming experience
-Desirable: Bachelor or Masterthesis in the field of atomistic simulation
-Experience with quantum chemistry methods
-Experience with chemical compound space excellent command of written and spoken English

Specific Requirements

-Mandatory: Programming experience
-Desirable: Bachelor or Masterthesis in the field of atomistic simulation
-Experience with quantum chemistry methods
-Experience with chemical compound space 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: 537772
Posting organisation offer ID: 10972

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