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One post-doc position is available in the research group of Prof. Vincenzo Barone (http://smart.sns.it/) at the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa, Italy, with expected starting period late summer/early fall. The appointment is for 1 year with a net salary of ~19000-20000 EUR.
The appointed researcher will work on a project on chemical reactivity under the supervision of Dr. Sergio Rampino with the possibility of focusing on the following topics:
* Development and application of bond-analysis techniques through virtual reality
* Development and application of computational models for gas-phase reactivity in astrochemistry
Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science or closely related disciplines and an overall strong motivation. Knowledge of electronic-structure methods, scientific programming and high-performance computing are highly welcome.
The Scuola Normale Superiore (https://www.sns.it/) is a teaching and research centre founded by Napoleon in 1810 and located in the historical centre of Pisa, Tuscany, 600m off the Leaning Tower. With its ~500 students selected exclusively on the basis of merit and an optimum teacher to student ratio (about 1 to 10), the Scuola Normale Superiore is a unique and vibrant community devoted to cross-disciplinary research and one of the top-rank Italian universities featuring three Nobel Laureates (Giosuè Carducci, Enrico Fermi and Carlo Rubbia) among its former Alumni.
Please feel free to address any informal inquiries to Dr. Sergio Rampino, e-mail: [log in to unmask]
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