26 Aug 2022

Research Technician for the Atomistic Simulation of Interfaces in Battery Materials

This work will be focusing on the atomistic modelling of electrode/electrolyte interfaces in lithium-ion batteries, employing reactive force fields. The researcher will set up and run simulations in LAMMPS, generate scripts for the post-processing of simulation trajectories and analyse and document his/her results.

Deadline: 30 September 2022

Applications at: http://www.bcamath.org/en/research/job/ic2022-08-research-technician-for-the-atomistic-simulation-of-interfaces-in-battery-materials

• M.Sc. or B.Sc. degree in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering, and related disciplines.

Skills and track record:
• Good interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative research team.
• Ability to effectively communicate and present research ideas to researchers and stakeholders with different backgrounds.
• Fluency in spoken and written English.

The preferred candidate will have:
• Experience with the LAMMPS atomistic simulation package (knowledge of GROMACS is a plus).
• Solid programming skills in either Python, C++ or Fortran.
• Experience with Linux, bash scripts
• Background knowledge on the simulation of interfaces and/or battery materials is desirable.