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Research and Teaching Fellow (Computational Materials Design)

At TU Dresden, Faculty of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Institute of Materials Science, Chair of Materials Science and Nanotechnology (Prof. Dr. G. Cuniberti), is open to work on Computational Materials Design the position of a
Research and teaching Fellow
(Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)
The position will start as soon as possible and is initially limited for 3 years with possibility of extension. The period of employment is governed by § 2 Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz – WissZeitVG). The position will give you an excellent chance for further academic qualification (e.g. PhD or habilitation thesis).
The scientific focus of the Chair of Materials Science and Nanotechnology lies on developing novel materials and devices with intrinsic nanoscale complexity. Materials simulation is a major pillar in these research efforts. The activities of the successful candidate will be strongly integrated in the Dresden Center for Computational Materials Science (DCMS) which bundles the activities of more than 20 groups of TU Dresden and various research institutions in Dresden to one of the leading hubs of computational materials research worldwide.
Task: Research activities on Computational Materials in cooperation with internal and external academic and industrial partners, participation in the acquisition of third party grants and the assistance in the teaching activities of the chair.
Requirements: excellent university degree and if possible doctorate in Science or Engineering and solid knowledge of Computational Materials Science (e.g. Quantum Chemistry, Theoretical Solid State Physics, Molecular Dynamics, Monte Carlo Methods, Theoretical Mechanics, Scale-bridging approaches, etc.). We target at a top-notch dedicated and proactive young scientist with excellent leadership, communication and writing skills in English who plans to make her/his mark in science.
Please visit http://www.nano.tu-dresden.de/ for more information on our activities.
Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.
Applicants should send their complete application documents, including a letter of motivation, an extended research statement (2 pages, taking into account the research environment at the Chair of Materials Science and Nanotechnology as well as at TU Dresden and in the scientific and industrial environment in Dresden and Saxony), Curriculum Vitae with the complete publication record in the form of a Researcher ID link and at least two reference letters until 11.01.2016 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Maschinenwesen, Institut für Werkstoffwissenschaft, Professur für Materialwissenschaft und Nanotechnik, Herrn Prof. Dr. Gianaurelio Cuniberti, 01062 Dresden, Germany or as a single pdf file to jobs@nano.tu-dresden.de, Subject: “Application Theory, your_Surname” (Please note: We are currently not able to receive electronically signed and encrypted data). Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.

Contact detail

How to apply:
mail or email
Send application to
TU Dresden, Fakultät Maschinenwesen, Institut für Werkstoffwissenschaft, Professur für Materialwissenschaft und Nanotechnik, Herrn Prof. Dr. Gianaurelio Cuniberti, 01062 Dresden, Germany or  jobs@nano.tu-dresden.de

Job profile

Working hours
Contract duration
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Germany (Sachsen)
Working place
01069 Dresden
Area of expertise
Material Science & Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Mechanical Engineering