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Postdoctoral Fellow in Molecular Simulations of Biomolecules at Nanomaterials Surfaces
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Published: 27 days ago
Application deadline: Jan 31
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
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Postdoctoral Fellow in Molecular Simulations of Biomolecules at Nanomaterials Surfaces

at the Department of Materials and Environmental ChemistryClosing date: 31 January 2019.

The Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry conducts research and education in materials chemistry, inorganic chemistry and physical chemistry. Computational chemistry is traditionally a strong research area at the department.

Project description
The project implies use of molecular simulations  to compute properties of nanomaterials (descriptors) that can be predictively linked to nanomaterials functionality, exposure and hazard, and be used in future in silico Integrated Approach to Testing and Assessment of the environmental health and safety of nanomaterials. The methodology includes molecular dynamics, metadynamics and quantum-chemical computations. The development of code/software for modeling and analysis is one of the tasks. The project is financed by Horizon2020 projects SmartNanoTox and NanoSolveIT.

Main responsibilities
The position involves research in the areas described above.

Qualification requirements
Postdoctoral positions are appointed primarily for purposes of research. Applicants are expected to hold a Swedish doctoral degree or an equivalent degree from another country.

Assessment criteria
The degree should have been completed no more than three years before the deadline for applications. An older degree may be acceptable under special circumstances, which may involve sick leave, parental leave, clinical attachment, elected positions in trade unions, or similar.

In the appointment process, special attention will be given to research skill. The applicant should have experience in research in computational chemistry and molecular simulations. Ability to program in languages such as Fortran, C / C ++, Python is a requirement. Strong theoretical background in computational chemistry and statistical thermodynamics, experience in the use of different computational chemistry software, experience in biomolecular research are advantageous. The choice of candidate will be based on documented theoretical knowledge relevant to the area, knowledge of and experience in using of programs and theoretical methods, analytic ability, ability to work in group as well as independently, personal involvement.

Terms of employment
The position involves full-time employment for a maximum of two years, with the possibility of extension under special circumstances. Start date 1 April 2019 or as per agreement.

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

Contact
Further information about the position can be obtained from Professor Alexander Lyubartsev, telephone: +46 8 16 11 93, alexander.lyubartsev@mmk.su.se.

Union representatives
Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64, saco@saco.su.se, Lisbeth Häggberg (Fackförbundet ST/Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46 8 16 40 17, st@st.su.se, and seko@seko.su.se (SEKO).

Application
Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

Please include the following information with your application

  • Your contact details and personal data
  • Your highest degree
  • Your language skills
  • Contact details for 2–3 references

and, in addition, please include the following documents

  • Cover letter
  • CV – degrees and other completed courses, work experience and a list of publications
  • Research proposal (no more than 3 pages) describing: 
    – why you are interested in the field/project described in the advertisement 
    – why and how you wish to complete the project 
    – what makes you suitable for the project in question
  • Copy of PhD diploma
  • Letters of recommendation (no more than 3 files)
  • Publications in support of your application (no more than 3 files).

The instructions for applicants are available at: Instructions – Applicants.

You are welcome to apply!

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