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Post-Doc Position (Scientist) in the field of the theory and simulation of amphi-philic polymer networks (f/m/d)
Published(246 days ago)
Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research DresdenDresden
Job vacancy No. 057-2019
The Institute Theory of Polymers at the Leibniz-Institut of Polymer Research Dresden offers a
post-doc position (scientist) with 40 hours per week
in the field of the theory and simulation of amphi-philic polymer networks.
The Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden (IPF) is one of the largest polymer research
facilities in Germany. As an institute of the Leibniz Association, the IPF is committed to carrying
out application-oriented basic research and receives its base funding in equal parts from the
federal and state governments.
This opening is embedded within the interdisciplinary research network "Adaptive polymer gels
with controlled network structure" (DFG research network FOR 2811) and intensive cooperation
with the project partners is expected. The research network contains 14 researches (including
5 Professors) at 6 different Universities or research centers throughout Germany. Focus of the
research is the control of structure formation in amphi-philic model networks. The properties of
these networks (stability, modulus, relaxation behaviour, equilibrium swelling, ...) need to be correlated
to the microscopic network structure by computer simulations and should be described
with theoretical models of network theory, statistical mechanics, thermodynamics, or dynamics.
PA promising candidate possesses an outstanding Ph. D. degree in physics or chemistry with a
sound knowledge of satistical physics, thermodynamcis and advanced programming skills. Sound
knowledge of simulation techniques in soft condensed matter physics or theoretical chemistry are
as soon as possible
(with the possibility of an extension for 3 years)
TV-L EG 13
Preference is given to severely disabled applicants, if they have the same level of qualification. IPF
attaches importance to equal professional treatment of women and men. The data submitted by
you in the course of the application procedure will be processed by IPF. IPF shall use the data for
the purposes of the application procedure. No data shall be passed on to third parties. The costs
for the interviews will not be refunded.
Please send your Applications with indication of Job vavancy No and include the following
documents: (motivation letter stating research interests and relevance for the PhD project, curriculum
vitae, degree certificates including lists of grades, the name and contact details of least 2
potential referees, maximum three selected publications, including, when applicable, maximum
one thesis. Application documents specifying the above vacancy number should be submitted
to the personnel department of the IPF, preferentially by email in one single pdf document not
exceeding 10 MB. Questions can be directed to Dr. Lang (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V.
Mrs. Susanne Otto
Head of Personnel Department
Hohe Straße 6
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