One postdoc position is available in the framework of the ERC-Starting Grant (project Bio2chem-d) awarded to Prof. Núria Lopez at the ICIQ. The project deals with the simulation of new catalytic materials to transform Biomass-derived molecules into useful building blocks for a sustainable Chemical Industry.
We are looking for a highly motivated, experienced researcher with EU citizenship and a PhD in Physics (Condensed Matter), Materials Science, or Chemistry (Physical or Theoretical).
Familiarity with DFT and solids, experience in computational chemistry, proficiency with Linux/Unix computing environments and experience in using high-performance supercomputing facilities are required.
Strong oral and written communication skills in English and the ability to publish the results of research in scientific journals iare definetely a must.
S/he will be in charge of supervising PhD students and will often work independently on some of the tasks in the project.
The position is for one year.
Approximate gross salary: 26,000€-28,000€/ year.
Applications including a motivation letter, CV (including a list of publications), and the names/contact details of at least two referees should be submitted (preferably in 1 single PDF file). Please write NL-ERC as reference in the application. The evaluation of candidates will start IMMEDIATELY. We would prefer to have your application before June 6th 2014. Starting date: June-July 2014