Candidates should already have a PhD in physics, chemistry, materials science or a related discipline, ideally with a strong research record in theoretical or computational chemistry/physics, and an expertise of modelling either solid-state or molecular systems. Good experience in scientific code development is essential.
The position is funded by EPSRC under the HPC Software Development Call, for two years initially, starting on 1st October 2011. The successful candidate will be based in UCL, but the work programme will also require visits to STFC Daresbury Laboratory, Cardiff and Bath Universities.
The post is on the UCL Grade 7 salary scale: £31,905 to £38,594 per annum (inclusive of London Allowance of £2,806 pa); the starting salary will be no higher than £34,604 (point 32).
The closing date for applications is 31 August 2011 (5pm at the latest), with an expected start date after 1st October 2011. A full job description and person specification will be available at http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs (Ref: 1200271) where you can apply online. Informal enquiries regarding the position can be made to Prof. C.R.A. Catlow (email@example.com). Any queries on accessing the online application link can be directed to Judith James (firstname.lastname@example.org).