Contest Point 9

Universities and Institutes of Croatia


October 20, 2022


  • Organisation/Company: Rudjer Boskovic Institute
  • Research Field: Chemistry › Physical chemistry Physics › Condensed matter properties
  • Researcher Profile: Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • Application Deadline: 20/10/2022 21:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Croatia › Zagreb
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics group at Division of Theoretical Physics, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb opens a postdoc position in theoretical solid state and statistical physics, in the context of the project "Extending length and time scales of first principles material modelling via machine learning". The position involves full-time employment for 2 years. The successful candidate is expected to have

    - PhD in theoretical physics or chemistry or related sciences, such as materials science or data science

    - knowledge of condense matter physics

    - excellent programming skills (Linux, Python)

    - excellent written and oral English language skills

    Eligibility criteria

    In addition to the general conditions for employment, applicants must meet the requirements stipulated in Article 43 in the Scientific Activity and Higher Education Act and: Ph.D. degree in physics or chemistry or related fields like materials science or data science (start of PhD no more than 10 years ago), knowledge of condense matter physics, excellent programming skills.

    The following should be attached to the application form: evidence of the required academic degree, a curriculum vitae including the list of publications and at least one recommendation letter should be uploaded through https: //

    Additional comments

    An application for a hiring competition Postdoctoral Fellow, together with the aforementioned required items and the title of the Postdoctoral Fellow position for which the applicant is applying must be submitted within a period of 30 days from the date of the announcement of the competition in Narodne novine The Official Gazette of the Republic of Croatia to the following address: a) Ruđer Bošković Institute, Uprava Administration, Bijenička cesta 54, Zagreb, and should be marked "Za Natječaj – Contest point 9 – Postdoctoral Fellow" Hiring Competition. Or b) using https: // thphys- The selected candidate who earned her/his higher educational qualifications outside Croatia will have to make application for the recognition of foreign higher educational qualifications to the Agency for Science and Higher Education (AZVO) (https: // www. pro...).

    In accordance with Article 13 of the Gender Equality Act, persons of both sexes may compete in hiring competitions.

    Late applications and applications without proof that the required prerequisites have been met will not be considered.

    Web site for additional job details


    Required Research Experiences
  • Physics

  • 4 - 10

  • Chemistry

  • 4 - 10

    Offer Requirements
  • Physics: PhD or equivalent

    Chemistry: PhD or equivalent

  • ENGLISH: Excellent


    PhD degree in theoretical physics or chemistry or related sciences, such as materials science or data science (start of PhD no more than 10 years ago).

    Specific Requirements

    Preference will be given to applicants with experience in modeling materials from first principles, with experience in using machine learning techniques and publications related to the topic of the project (https://

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Rudjer Boskovic Institute
  • Department: Theoretical Physics
  • Organisation Type: Public Research Institution
  • Website: https:// www.
  • E-Mail:
  • Country: Croatia
  • City: Zagreb
  • Postal Code: 10000
  • Street: Bijenicka cesta 54
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