Senior Scientist – Computational Material Science (f/m/d)

Senior Scientist – Computational Material Science (f/m/d)

Festanstellung, Vollzeit · VILLACH

To support and guide the experimental work within the Thin Film Technologies Research Unit, the tasks for this position include:

  • Theoretical simulations of the novel piezoelectric materials 
  • Suggesting new experimental pathways for enhanced material properties based on simulation results
  • Close collaboration with the experimental team for realistic simulations and support of the experimental findings
  • Scientific communication / reporting of research results
  • Project management
  • A PhD degree in solid state physics/chemistry, computational physics/chemistry, materials science, or mechanical/chemical engineering 
  • Strong background in Density Field Theory-based simulations of III-V and oxide materials
  • Strong background in DFPT and Berry phase calculations
  • Relevant publication records on computational approaches
  • Experience in Molecular dynamics and Monte-Carlo simulations is a plus
  • Good knowledge of condensed matter physics and, especially, material science
  • Experience with machine learning methods is a plus
  • Experience in thin film processing is a plus
  • Enthusiastic of the theoretical method development and implementation of novel approaches in DFT
  • Good communication skills to present approaches and results to non-simulation experts 
  • Autonomous, well organized and enjoy working in a dynamic and multicultural team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Start of your employment as soon as possible. 
  • State-of-the-art laboratory facilities and instruments. 
  • Internal and external training opportunities for further technical and personal development. 
  • Flexible working time and possibilities for Home Office .
  • € 4 /day food allowance in restaurants / € 2 /day in supermarkets. 
  • Family & kids friendly. 
  • Free coffee/milk/tea. 
This position is subject to the Collective Agreement for employees in non-university research (Research CA) starting in occupational group F (F1 salary = EUR 4.226, paid 14 times a year) based on 38,5 hours per week). For this position we offer competitive salaries and additional benefits based on your experience and qualifications, starting with a minimum salary of EUR 69.000 (annual, based on an All-in contract and bonus). 
Silicon Austria Labs (SAL) has been founded to be a top Euro­pean re­search center for elec­tronic-based systems. In the Microsystems division, we carry out re­search in our cleanroom facility in Villach to develop the most advanced MEMS prototypes.

Silicon Austria Labs (SAL) is a top research center for Electronic Based Systems (EBS). At three locations (Graz, Villach, Linz), SAL is conducting research along the entire EBS value chain in the areas of sensor systems, power electronics, RF (radiofrequency) systems, system integration and embedded systems to develop future-oriented solutions for industrial production, health, energy, mobility, safety and more. SAL brings together key players from industry, science and research and thus valuable expertise and know-how and conducts cooperative, application-oriented research along the value chain. Cooperative projects are co-financed by SAL and enable a fast and unbureaucratic project start. SAL is thus shaping the high-tech location Austria and Europe and developing the future 
Innovation is our top priority and so are our employees. We are a family-friendly company and support the compatibility of work and family as much as possible. That is why we have been awarded the Work and Family Certificate until 2023. But we are constantly working on new measures to offer our employees an environment where they feel good, healthy and motivated.

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Deadline: 2023-04-11
Location: Austria, Villach
Categories: Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Sciences, Materials Engineering, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, PhD, Physics, Senior Scientist,


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