open positions

OP#4  – 1-YEAR FIXED-TERM POSITION FOR PROJECT ASSISTANT @Cnr Nano in Modena.
Topic: “Expertise in management of international projects“.

The applicant must

  • have an high-school diploma
  • have already worked in management activities of international research projects, be able to work independently  with partners and Institutions
  • have a working knowledge of office suite and web content management
  • proficiency in English

Duration: 1 year.
Deadline: 16.02.2017.
The call is downloadable here. [It is in Italian, please ask for support (info@max-centre.eu)].
Info on Cnr Nano website here.


OP#3  – 1-YEAR SCHOLARSHIP FOR GRAD STUDENTS @Cnr Nano in Modena.
Topic: “Ab-initio study of electronic properties and excitations in Titanium Dioxide“.

The applicant must

  • be graduated in Physics (or similar degrees)
  • be under 35
  • have a knowledge of theoretical/computational activities in the condensed matter area; use of numeric methodologies based on HPC.

Duration: 1 year.
Deadline: 07.09.2016.
The call is downloadable here. [It is in Italian, please ask for support (info@max-centre.eu)].
Info on Cnr Nano website here.


OP#2  – 1-YEAR FIXED TERM RESEARCHER @Cnr Nano in Modena.
Topic: “Simulation of electronic and optic properties through manybody perturbation theory with advanced computational techniques and HPC“.

The applicant must

  • be graduated in Physics or Chemistry or Materials Science (or similar degrees)
  • have earned a PhD in Physics or Chemistry or Materials Science (or similar)
  • have at least a 5-year experience in theoretical/computational activities in the condensed matter area; use of numeric methodologies based on HPC.

Duration: 1 year.
Deadline: 01.09.2016.
The call is downloadable here. [It is in Italian, please ask for support (info@max-centre.eu)].
Info on Cnr Nano website here.


OP#1 – SOFTWARE SCIENTIST/ENGINEER @ EPFL (Lausanne, Switzerland) in the group of Prof. Marzari.

Candidates should submit 1) a full CV, including contacts for at least two references, and 2) a cover letter of intent to both martin.uhrin@epfl.ch and nicola.marzari@epfl.ch, with “MARVEL Software Engineer” in the subject line (PDF attachments only). For best consideration applications should be submitted by July 31st, but the position will remain open until filled. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted individually for interviews, usually over Skype videoconferencing.
Appointments at EPFL are on a yearly renewable basis, typically for 2 to 4 years.

Salaries for a freshly minted MSc start at ~75,000 CHF, and for a PhD at ~82,000 CHF.
Deadline: 31.07.2016
Call: