Research Associate/PhD Student/Postdoc, TU Dresden, Germany

Postdoc in Germany

Research Associate/PhD Student/Postdoc: Join TU Dresden, a University of Excellence, renowned for its interdisciplinary research and global impact. We are seeking motivated individuals to contribute to groundbreaking projects in theoretical chemistry focused on materials design.

Research Associate / PhD Student / Postdoc (m/f/x)

Designation: Research Associate / PhD Student / Postdoc (m/f/x)
Research Area: Theoretical Chemistry, Materials Science
Location: Dresden, Germany


  • For PhD Student: M.Sc. or equivalent in chemistry, physics, or theoretical/computational materials science.
  • For Postdoc: PhD in chemistry, physics, or theoretical/computational materials science.
  • Profound knowledge in computational and theoretical physics/chemistry.
  • Skills in scripting and programming (C++, Python).
  • Experience or interest in machine learning, high-performance computing, solid-state physics/chemistry, materials thermodynamics, 2D compounds, and density-functional theory (VASP, Quantum Espresso) are advantageous.
  • Excellent communication and team-working skills, especially in interdisciplinary collaborations.

Job Description:
The positions involve developing density-functional based and data-driven methods for designing novel ionic high-entropy and two-dimensional compounds. Responsibilities include employing ab initio and machine learning techniques for thermodynamic and electronic analysis, collaborating with local and international partners, and contributing to the Autonomous Materials Thermodynamics research group.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a detailed application as a single PDF file named “Application_Automat_your_First_and_Last_name.pdf” via the TUD SecureMail Portal or by mail to Dr. Rico Friedrich. The application must include a motivation letter, curriculum vitae with publications (if any), copies of academic certificates, and contact details of two references.

Last Date for Apply: July 9, 2024

For more information on the research group and application details, please visit TU Dresden is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women and candidates with disabilities. We offer a competitive salary and a supportive research environment in one of Germany’s leading research hubs.

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