[gmx-users] Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modelling and Simulation in Life and Materials Sciences

Bruno Escribano bescribano at bcamath.org
Sat Aug 6 08:18:58 CEST 2016

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modelling and Simulation in Life and 
Materials Sciences
at the Basque Center for Applied Mathematics (BCAM) in Bilbao (Spain).

Job Offer Topic:
Multiscale modeling of perspective cathode materials for Sodium-Ion 
PI in charge:
Elena Akhmatskaya
Salary and conditions:
The gross annual salary of the Fellowship will be 28.000 - 32.000€.
It will then be on your own responsibility to make your yearly income 
declaration at the Bizkaia Treasury Agency.
There is a moving allowance for those researchers that come from a 
research institution outside the Basque Country from EUR 1.000 to EUR 
2.000 gross.

Free access to the Public Health System in Spain is provided to all 
No Positions offered:
Contract and offer:
2 years
September, 20, 2016. 17:00 CET (UTC+1)
How to apply:
Applications must be submitted on-line at:

Scientific Profile Requested
Promising young researchers.
Applicants must have their PhD completed before the end of 2016. PhD 
degree preferable in Applied Mathematics, Computer Sciences or 
Computational Chemistry / Physics
Skills and track-record:
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to effectively communicate and present research ideas to 
researchers with different background (mathematicians and medical doctors).
Ability to clearly present and publish research outcomes in spoken 
(talks) and written (papers) form.
Good command of spoken and written English.
Good programming skills in C / Fortran.
Experience in parallel programing, MPI.
Scientific Profile:
The preferred candidate will have:
research experience and interest in statistical mechanics, Density 
Functional Theory (DFT), computer modelling and simulations and 
algorithm development
background in sampling with Monte Carlo based techniques and Hamiltonian 
experience in force field development and coarse graining would be 
experience with GROMACS and Potfit software is desired.

Application and Selection Process
Formal Requirements:
The selected candidate must have applied before the application deadline 
online at the webpage http://www.bcamath.org/en/research/job

The candidates that do not fulfil the mandatory requirements will not be 
evaluated with respect to their scientific profile.
Required documents:
Letter of interest
2 recommendation letters
statement of past and proposed future research (2-3 pages)
Based on the provided application documents of each candidate, the 
evaluation committee will evaluate qualitatively: the adaption of the 
previous training and career to the profile offered, the recommendation 
letters, the main results achieved (papers, proceedings, etc.), the 
statement of past and proposed future research and other merits; taking 
in account the alignment of these items to the topic offered.

DECEMBER 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The BCAM postdoctoral contract will start when the selected candidate 
has finished the PhD, i.e. after dissertation defence.

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