JOB OFFER in Computational Chemistry

JOB OFFER in Computational Chemistry

  • Posted by Grant Holder Manager
  • On 16 November 2020
  • phd positions

A job contract is offered for a position in “Computational prediction of the environmental impact of relevant pesticides” in the group of Prof. M. Alcamí at the Department of Chemistry at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid.

To be considered for the position, applicants should have:

– Minimum academic qualification: Master in Quantum Chemistry or related areas.
– Additional knowledge: User of standard programs in Theoretical Chemistry (Gaussian, Orca, QChem, NWChem …), programming (Fortran and Python), machine learning methods.
– Previous experience: A demonstrable experience of at least 2 years in the field of structure and property calculations at the DFT level and / or ab inito molecular dynamics calculations (DFT / semi-empirical) or MM will be essential.
– Additional qualifications: Being in possession of a PhD in Theoretical Chemistry or related areas will be positively valued.

Job description: The selected candidate will carry out theoretical calculations for the prediction of pesticide properties, in collaboration with a company in the sector.

Employment conditions: The selected candidate will sign a full time, temporary contract associated with a specific project, with the UAM Foundation (FUAM). The contract should ideally start by January 15, 2021, with a minimum duration of 16 months. Expected remuneration is a gross salary of 25.200 € per year.

Evaluation procedure: An assessment of the curriculum and personal interview will be carried out.

Applications: Those researchers interested in the position must send their curriculum before November 22, 2020. The submission may be accompanied by a letter of introduction from the candidate and the resume must include a phone number and email address.

Applications should be sent by e-mail to <>.
IMPORTANT: Please, include in the subject of the email the position you are applying to.


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