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We invite applications for a Research Assistant position in the group of Prof. Bartomeu Monserrat at the University of Cambridge. We are looking for a motivated, independent, and talented scientist to join our group.

What we're looking for

The successful candidate will work in the modelling of photoexcited states in materials. Applicants must have (or be about to receive) a Bachelor or Masters' Degree in Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, or a related subject. The ideal candidate will have experience in code development and/or use of first principles methods (e.g. DFT, GW, BSE, DMFT), excellent communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team of scientists with different backgrounds.

The successful candidate will be part of a thriving community of computational materials scientists as part of the Materials Theory Group in the Department of Materials and as part of the Lennard-Jones Centre in the wider University of Cambridge. Similarly, the successful candidate will benefit from multiple collaborations with local and international experimental teams.

How to apply

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We reserve the right to fill the position with a qualified candidate prior to the conclusion of the advertising period- Please quote reference LJ41883 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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