Postdoc position available @ UPC - Barcelona

marco masia marco... at gmail.com
Fri Nov 11 10:43:28 CET 2011


The Department of Physics and Nuclear Engineering, Technical
University of Catalonia, invites outstanding applicants for a post-
doctoral researcher position in the area of Computer Simulation of
Condensed-matter. The successful candidate will join the group of
Professor Elvira Guàrdia (http://simcon.upc.edu). The position is part
of an international collaborative project on polarizable interactions
in condensed phase systems by means of classical and ab initio
Molecular Dynamics simulations. The work will be performed in close
collaboration with Dr. Marco Masia at the University of Sassari
(http://physchem.uniss.it/marco.masia).

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Physics, Chemistry, Materials
Science, or a related discipline, and a strong background in computer
simulations. Experience with classical and/or ab initio Molecular
Dynamics and code development are desirable, as well as good
communications skills, ability to work in a team, and a keen interest
to collaborate with researchers within the project. Applicants should
submit a cover letter and CV with a publications list to
elvira.... at upc.edu. Reference letters should be also submitted at
least by two scientists who have worked with the candidate. This is a
one-year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship starting on January 2012.
The gross salary (including social security) is 33.000 Euros. The
deadline for applications is the 2nd of December 2011. Questions
concerning this position to be addressed to elvira.... at upc.edu or
marco... at uniss.it.

The Technical University of Catalonia (http://www.upc.edu) is one of
the top universities in Spain and has access to one of the largest
supercomputing centers in Europe (http://www.bsc.es). It is located in
Barcelona, a picturesque and vibrant town that offers an abundance of
entertainment and cultural activities.

Related Publications:

[1] E. Guàrdia, I. Skarmoutsos & M. Masia J. Chem. Theory. and Comput.
(2009), 5, 1449.
[2] J. Sala, E. Guàrdia & M. Masia J. Chem. Phys. (2010) 133, 234101.
[3] J. Sala, E. Guàrdia & M. Masia Comp. Phys. Comm. (2011) 182, 1954.
[4] E. Guàrdia, A.-M. Calvo & M. Masia Theor. Chem. Acc. in press
(2012).



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