Postdoc position theoretical studies of heating and cooling in molecular transport junctions, University of Copenhagen

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Postdoc position theoretical studies of heating and cooling in molecular transport junctions

Project:
Nano-structured junctions with molecules bound between electrodes present interesting systems for molecular electronic and thermoelectric devices. These projects will investigate inelastic electron transport and heat transport in conducting junctions with a particular focus on strategies for controlling these processes chemically.
 
Qualifications:
The candidate must have a PhD with experience in computational chemistry or physics, particularly experience in electron transfer/transport. Good communication skills (written and oral) in English are required.
 
Duration:
Postdoc. employment will be for 1 year with the possibility of extension up to a total of 3 years.
 
Salary and terms of employment
Terms of appointment and payment are in accordance with the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Federation of Professional Associations (AC). Post doc salary is based on seniority and is between DKK 432.950 and DKK 449.285 (roughly between EUR 57.250 and EUR 59.000) annually before pension contribution. Negotiation for further supplement will be possible.
 
Further information about working at Copenhagen University can also be obtained from http://ism.ku.dk/.
 
Starting Date: Flexible, from late 2012 - early 2013
 
Application:
Applications (in English) should be submitted by the 30th September 2012. The application should include:
Cover letter (max. 2 pages)- briefly describing research interests and experience
CV (max. 2 pages) - including email address
Publication list
Transcript of PhD or a letter from current supervisor with anticipated graduation date
Contact details for 2 references
 
The University of Copenhagen wishes to reflect the surrounding society and encourage all qualified applicants regardless of personal background to apply for the positions.
 
For further information please contact: Gemma C. Solomon, gsolomon@nano.ku.dk,
 
http://nano.ku.dk/english/research/nanochemistry/solomon_group/
 
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Deadline: 30-09-2012
Publisher: Faculty of Science
    

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