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Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in (Doktorand/in; m/w/d) zur Optimierung von Quantenalgorithmen für Elektronendynamik-Simulationen (EntgGr. 13 TV-L, 50 %) gesucht

PhD Position (m/f/d) for the optimization of quantum algorithms for electron dynamics simulations (Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 50 %)

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The cluster of excellence PhoenixD (Photonics, Optics, and Engineering – Innovation Across Disciplines) of the Leibniz University Hannover invites applications for a PhD Position (m/f/d) for the optimization of quantum algorithms for electron dynamics simulations (Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 50 %) to start at the earliest possible date. The position is limited to 1.5 years.

Your Tasks

  • Usage of the electron dynamics program Jellyfish for the simulation of light-driven, electronic processes
  • Development of improved quantum algorithms for Jellyfish
  • Presentation of research results in scientific journals, as GitHub code and as conference contributions
  • Engagement in a cooperation network with the cluster of excellence PhoenixD and industry partners

Your Profil

  • Master (or similar) degree in chemistry, physics, computer science, etc.
  • Very good knowledge of quantum mechanics in physics/chemistry
  • Experience with numerical codes to solve the Schrödinger equation
  • Programming skills, e.g. in Python and C++
  • Good command of Englisch (written and spoken)
  • Independent planning and execution of work

Please apply with a motivation letter including a statement on your theoretical background knowledge, a scientific CV, a scan of your Master degree or a statement of your university on the finalization date, and a letter of reference.

The university aims to promote equality between women and men. For this purpose, the university strives to reduce under-representation in areas where a certain gender is under-represented. Women are under-represented in the salary scale of the advertised position. Therefore, qualified women are encouraged to apply. Moreover, we welcome applications from qualified men. Preference will be given to equally-qualified applicants with disabilities.

Please send your application with the usual documents by February 15, 2024 to

Email: personal@aci.uni-hannover.de  

or by post to:

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Institute of Inorganic Chemistry
Hannah Pieper
Callinstr. 9, 30167 Hannover

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr Annika Bande (Tel.: 0511 762-12280, email: annika.bande@aci.uni-hannover.de).

Information on the collection of personal data according to article 13 GDPR can be found at https://www.uni-hannover.de/en/datenschutzhinweis-bewerbungen/.