Research Associate/PhD Student Scholarship, TUD Dresden University, Germany

Postdoc in Germany

Research Associate/PhD Student Scholarship: TUD Dresden University of Technology is offering a scholarship position for a Research Associate/PhD Student in the Faculty of Chemistry and Food Chemistry, specifically in Theoretical Chemistry. The position is available immediately and is limited to 3 years. Successful candidates will work on developing density-functional based and data-driven methods for designing novel materials.

Summary Table

PositionResearch Associate / PhD Student
LocationDresden, Germany
Application Deadline09 July 2024
Starting DateAs soon as possible
Duration3 years
Type of PositionFull PhD
Working LanguageEnglish
Required DegreeDiplom, Master
Areas of StudyChemistry, Physics, Theoretical Chemistry, Materials Engineering

Study Area:

  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Theoretical Chemistry
  • Materials Engineering

Scholarship Description: TUD Dresden University of Technology, a leading research institution in Germany, offers a PhD position in the Chair of Theoretical Chemistry. The position involves working on a project aimed at developing density-functional based and data-driven methods for designing novel ionic high-entropy and two-dimensional compounds. The work includes using ab initio and machine learning techniques for thermodynamic and electronic analysis.


  • A university degree (M.Sc. or equivalent) in chemistry, physics, or theoretical/computational materials science.
  • Profound knowledge in computational and theoretical physics/chemistry.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Good scripting and programming skills (C++, Python).
  • Desired skills include machine learning, high-performance computing, solid-state physics/chemistry, materials thermodynamics, 2D compounds, and density-functional theory (VASP, Quantum Espresso).

Required Documents:

  • Motivation letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copies of academic certificates
  • List of publications (if any)
  • Contact details of two references

How to Apply: Submit your detailed application including all required documents by July 9, 2024. Applications should be sent as a single PDF file named “Application_Automat_your_First_and_Last_name.pdf” via the TUD SecureMail Portal to or to the physical address:

TU Dresden, Fakultät Chemie und Lebensmittelchemie, Professur für Theoretische Chemie, z. Hd. Dr. Rico Friedrich, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden, Germany.

Please note that expenses for attending interviews cannot be reimbursed and only copies of documents should be submitted as they will not be returned.

Last Date:

  • Application Deadline: 09 July 2024



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