Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Centre for Materials and Coastal ResearchTeltow bei Berlin
Postdoc (m/f) Computational Material Science
code no. 2018/B 14
The place of employment is Teltow (near Berlin, Germany).
The Institute of Biomaterial Science in Teltow of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht and Berlin Brandenburg Centre for Regenerative Therapies (BCRT) invite
applications for a Postdoc - Computational Material Sciences (m/f) with a focus on work in areas related to computer simulation and modeling
of polymeric materials. This is initially a 2-years fixed term contract.
Job responsibilities include the following:
propose detailed chemical reaction mechanisms and perform mechanism reduction
perform kinetic modeling using numeric methods
perform simulations of molecular dynamics and statistical mechanics using standard software packages
connect simulations on multiple time- and lengthscales
interact with modeling and experimental collaborators at other institutions to analyse and discuss projects
effectively communicate and interact with scientists and engineers to define the requirements of the simulations and models
obtain necessary input data for simulations and provide meaningful interpretation of modeling results to guide experiments, operations, and engineering designs
disseminate knowledge through publications in scientific journals and presentations at conferences, symposia, and meetings
work with management and senior staff to plan and design projects
supervision of graduate and undergraduate students
collaboration with experimental laboratories
What we expect:
postgraduate degree (Ph.D.) or pursuing in computational chemistry or related fields such as computational materials science or computational physics
strong background in materials chemistry and physics, modeling and kinetics preferably with an emphasis on biomaterial applications
fluency in at least one scientific programming environment (e.g. MATLAB)
demonstrated experience in performing simulations studies that inform and collaborate with experimental projects
ability to work independently and in teams to deliver high-quality results within aggressive timelines
excellent technical writing, interpersonal, and communication skills, and writing grant applications
multinational work environment with over 950 colleagues from more than 50 nations
extensive options of vocational training (i. a. expert seminars, language courses or leadership seminars)
flexible working hours and various models to ensure the compatibility of family and career
excellent infrastructure, including a scientific in-house library as well as modern work spaces
remuneration according to the standards of the collective wage agreement TV-AVH including further social benefits
The promotion of equal rights is a matter of course for us. Severely disabled persons and these equals severely disabled persons who are equally suitable
for the position will be considered preferentially within the framework of legal requirements.
The Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht (HZG),
The Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht in Geesthacht, near Hamburg, and in Teltow, near Berlin, conducts materials and coastal research.
For further information please refer to: www.hzg.de.
Please send your application indicating job offer code no. 2018/B 14 including your CV, description of your scientific expertise,
publication list, copies of credentials (B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.) including grades and names and addresses of three academic referees to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attachments of your application preferentially should consist of one PDF file not exceeding 10 MB.
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