Postdoctoral position in electronic, multiscale and machine-learning methods for battery-relevant interfaces (BIG-MAP)

Uppsala University

Sweden

August 16, 2021

Description

Postdoctoral position in electronic, multiscale and machine-learning methods

for battery-relevant interfaces (BIG-MAP)

Published: 2021-07-19

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our ultimate goal is to conduct education and research of the highest quality and relevance to make a long-term difference in society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden's most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has over 45,000 students, more than 7,000 employees and a turnover of around SEK 7 billion.

The Battery Interface Genome – Materials Acceleration Platform (BIG-MAP) project (https:// www. big-map.euu) is a consortium of 34 academic and industrial partner groups funded by the European Commission. The announced position is part of BIG-MAP and will be placed at the Department of Chemistry at the Ångström Laboratory of Uppsala University. The host group (https:// www. teoroo.kemi.uu.se/) collaborates with the Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) and École polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) on multiscale modelling workflows and interoperability and the with University of Cambridge and the University of Vienna on the development of machine- learning potentials and property prediction of battery materials and molecules.

The host group is strongly involved in research on –combinations of– electronic structure methods (DFT, ab initio and semi-empirical), atomistic advanced (reactive) force fields and kinetic modelling. A range of applications involving interface chemistry, redox properties, energy materials and intermolecular interactions are being explored.

Work duties: The main duties involved in a postdoctoral position is to conduct research. Teaching may also be included, but up to no more than 20% of working hours. The main focus of the current research project is the exploration and assessment of interaction models and data interoperability at different levels and the development of modelling workflows and strategic simulations, all in the area of energy materials and interfaces consistent with the goals of the BIG-MAP project.

Requirements: For employment as postdoc, the applicant should have a PhD exam or an international equivalent within the field of Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science or other for the position relevant fields, within a maximum of three (3) years before the final application date. Under certain circumstances, an earlier PhD can be acceptable. Certain circumstances include leave due to illness, parental leave, work in trade unions, etc. The assessment of applications is based primarily on the applicant's ability to conduct independent research based on scientific skill. Greater importance will be attached to the quality of individual scientific work than to the number of publications.

The applicant is expected to (i) have a solid background in quantum chemistry modelling of materials and molecules, (ii) possess at least moderate skills in the application of machine learning to scientific problems, (iii) possess good working skills in programming/ scripting, data handling and interoperability, and (iv) have some experience with atomistic (force- field) models, MD simulations and multi-scale modelling. Finally, (v) the applicant is expected to have a very good knowledge of written and spoken English and (vi) possess good collaborative skills, drive and independence.

Additional requirements: Consideration will also be given to how the applicant's experience and skills complement and strengthen the BIG-MAP team as well as the ongoing research within the research group.

Salary: Individual pay.

Starting date: 2021-09-15 or as otherwise agreed.

Type of employment: Temporary position for two years.

Scope of employment: 100 %

For further information about the position please contact: Professor Kersti Hermansson, (+46-18-4713767, kersti@kemi.uu.se).

Please submit your application by 16 August 2021, UFV-PA 2021/2836.

Are you considering moving to Sweden to work at Uppsala University? If so, you will find a lot of information about working and living in Sweden at www. uu.se/joinus. You are also welcome to contact International Faculty and Staff Services at ifss@uadm.uu.

Please do not send offers of recruitment or advertising services.

Submit your application through Uppsala University's recruitment system.

Placement: Department of Chemistry - Ångström Laboratory

Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months

Pay: Fixed salary

Number of positions: 1

Working hours: 100 %

Town: Uppsala

County: Uppsala län

Country: Sweden

Union representative: Seko Universitetsklubben seko@uadm.uu.se ST/TCO tco@fackorg.uu.se Saco-rådet saco@uadm.uu.se

Number of reference: UFV-PA 2021/2836

Last application date: 2021-08-16

Similar Jobs

Radboud University of Nijmegen

Netherlands Jul 19, 2021

Add to favorites Read more...

Postdoctoral Researcher in Materials Chemistry, Faculty of Science (0.8 - 1.0 FTE)

Postdoctoral Researcher in Materials Chemistry The Molecular Materials group at Radboud University has developed a synthetic As a postdoctoral researcher, you will develop and optimise the Additionally, you will develop chemistry to expand the portfolio...

Germany Universities

Germany 1 day ago

Add to favorites Read more...

Ph.D. Student (M/F/D) in the Field of MXene SynthesisINM - Leibniz-Institut für Neue Materialien gGmbH • Energie Materialien • Saarbrücken

Subjects Chemistry, Material Scienes, other related fields Description The INM – Leibniz Institute for New Materials in Saarbrücken, Germany, is an internationally leading center for materials research, a scientific partner to The INM Energy Materials...

University of Ulm

Germany Jul 15, 2021

Add to favorites Read more...

Academic employee (m/f/d) (PhD student), Cluster of Excellence “Post Lithium Storage (POLiS)” - reference no. 2108315.09.2021

Ulm University with its more than 10,000 students offers varied professional tasks in a highly innovative research, teaching and work environment, at the same time facilitating the reconciliation of work and family in many ways....

Chalmers University of Technology

Sweden Jul 19, 2021

Add to favorites Read more...

Postdoc in Molecular dynamic simulations as a tool to predict materials properties

In this Post-doc position, your work will contribute to replacing fossil-based apply various Al methods to find new thermoplastic lignocellulose-based The position is linked to large centers WWSC (Wallenberg Wood Science Center), focusing on developing...

MAX-PLANCK GESELLSCHAFT

Germany Jul 19, 2021

Add to favorites Read more...

Postdoc Position (m/f/d) | Bioelectrochemical Process

The Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, research The advertised position is embedded in the joint project with partners on In the project, the postdoc will develop materials and electrodes for an...

Add to favorites Read more...

Student Assistant (HiWi) for Mass Spectrometry / Lab Support (max. 39h/month)

Position: Student Assistant (HiWi) for Mass Spectrometry / Lab extensive scientific program in the field of cancer research. We are looking for a student assistant to help with preparation and analysis control experiments for metabolite...

MAX-PLANCK GESELLSCHAFT

Germany 1 week ago

Add to favorites Read more...

Post-Doc Fellow Position

Open Post-Doc Fellow Position at MPI für Kohlenforschung in the Department of For the research group of PD Dr. Harun Tüysüz we are searching for a post-doc fellow (m/f/d) in the field of "Monitoring solid...