University Assistant (prae doc) at the Computational Materials Physics
The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 178 fields of study, approx. 9.800 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 01.10.2020 of a
University Assistant (prae doc)
at the Computational Materials Physics
Reference number: 10972
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.
- 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.
-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.
-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
Main research field
Special research fields
Chemical physics;Materials physics;Computational physics
Physics, Mechanics, Astronomy
Very good knowledge
Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be sumbitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna (
http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 20.07.2020, mentioning reference number 10972.
For further information please contact Hecht-Aichholzer, Doris +43-1-4277-51401.
The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity (
http://diversity.univie.ac.at/). The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.