RTG 2455 Benchmark experiments for numerical quantum chemistry

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PhD position open call: Vibrational spectroscopy meets theory

Applications are open for 1 Ph.D. position (3 years, 65% E13 TV-L) on the topic of vibrational spectroscopy of molecules in a controlled environment. The application deadline is 01.03.2019.

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Postdoctoral research fellow

Applications are open for one postdoctoral research fellow (2 years, 100% E13 TV-L) in the Graduate School "BENCh- Benchmark Experiments for Numerical Quantum Chemistry", funded by the German Research Foundation. The application deadline is 17.02.2019. The earliest starting date is 01.04.2019.

All applications should include: curriculum vitae with a publications list, short description of planned research, certificates of studies, certificates of language proficiency if non-native speaker of english (e.g., TOEFL) and two references (name and contact information of two senior researchers). All documents should be sent following the respective online portal (link below). If you have any questions about the application process please feel free to contact the RTG office.



The Faculty of Chemistry at The Georg-August-Universität Göttingen welcomes applications for one

Postdoctoral research fellow

in the German Research Foundation (DFG)-funded Research Training Group 2455 "BENCh- Benchmark Experiments in Numerical Quantum Chemistry". The application window will be open up to 17.02.2019. The position is remunerated with 100% E 13 TV-L with a limited contract of 2 years. The earliest starting date will be 01.04.2019.

Your profile
• You hold a PhD in theoretical chemistry,
• are interested in pursuing a career as independent researcher,
• are proficient in English.

The BENCh Research Training Group (BENCh RTG) consists of a high-level research programme aiming to provide landmark experiments for quantum chemical methods benchmarking. The topics will span from gas phase spectrometry, molecular beam techniques, synthesis to X-ray diffraction. A strong connection between theoretical chemistry and experiment builds the core for the projects. The postdoctoral researcher is expected to develop a research plan under the general topic of theory development and modelling in close connection with one or more of the research projects funded in the initiative. The latter should be a stepping stone for third-party funding applications and establishment of an independent research group in accordance with the Faculty’s career development plan. Candidates should have a strong profile in theoretical chemistry, preferably with 1-3 years of postdoctoral training. For more information consult the official homepage http://bench.uni-goettingen.de. Detailed descriptions of the BENCh RTG projects are also available on the homepage.

The University of Göttingen is an equal opportunities employer and places particular emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women. Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply in fields in which they are underrepresented. The university has committed itself to being a family-friendly institution and supports their employees in balancing work and family life. The mission of the University is to employ a greater number of severely disabled persons. Applications from severely disabled persons with equivalent qualifications will be given preference.

Your application must include:
• curriculum vitae with a publications list
• short description of planned research
• certificates of studies
• certificates of language proficiency if non-native speaker of english (e.g., TOEFL)
• two references (name and contact information of two senior researchers)

The documents are to be submitted by electronic form (single PDF file) up to February 17, 2019 following the instructions on the Open Positions page under the main website http://bench.uni-goettingen.de. The deadline for submission is 20:00 (CET) 17.02.2019.

If you have any questions, please contact us via e-mail: bench@uni-goettingen.de.

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