MPI for Chemical Energy Conversion: Postdoc Fellow, Theoretical Chemistry 1076 views

The Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Chemical Energy Conversion and the department Molecular Theory and Spectroscopy invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow position with a PhD degree in Theoretical Chemistry.

Research topic: Excited state coupled cluster theory with local correlation methods

About the project:

  • The project involves implementing, bench marking and applying local correlation methods within various equations of motion frameworks (EE, IP, EA, STEOM).
  • Selected candidate will have the opportunity to carry out innovative research in theoretical method development and computational chemistry, both individually and collaboratively.
  • Candidate will get an opportunity to work in the stimulating environment of a highly active and internationally renowned theoretical chemistry department of the Max Planck Society.

Start date: available immediately, preferably no later than March 2017.

Duration: initially for 12 months; extension is possible

Supervisor: Dr. Róbert Izsák


  • Applicant must hold a PhD degree in theoretical chemistry or a related discipline.
  • Applicant must meet the following criteria: familiarity with the basic mathematical formulation and physical background of wave function based quantum chemical methods; experience with the implementation of complex computational algorithms.


  • Send electronic versions of documents and address all enquiries to Dr. Róbert Izsák (
  • Application documents must include:
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Contact details of 2 referees
  • Copy of degree certificate
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Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion

Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country Germany
Subject areas Chemistry
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 30th April, 2017

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