Project assistant position within multiscale modelling of wood
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Temporary position ending 2021-02-28 with starting date as soon as possible
Project Description: The project is an in-division collaboration on understanding hygroelastic behavior of wood. Your specific contribution will be to perform Molecular Dynamics simulations as a complement to other methods, with understanding swelling behavior of lignin is in focus.
- Develop model systems of two different lignin dimers connected by three different linkages.
- Perform MD simulations of the dimers with GROMACS software (Lindahl, 2019) at the UPPMAX supercomputer centre.
- Analyse data.
- Other, at the division existent, duties.
- University studies at Master level in physical chemistry with an accomplished Master's thesis within the area of molecular dynamics simulations of biomolecules.
- Knowledge and experience of MD simulations with GROMACS at supercomputers.
- Knowledge of bash scripting.
We require good oral and written proficiency in English.
The applicant needs to be determined, structured and able to work efficiently both individually and in groups.
Application: Your application should include the following:
A brief personal letter where you briefly describe yourself and why you are suitable for the position, a CV and copies of your course grades. We also would like you to provide reference information or attach a letter of reccommendation.
Salary: Individual salary.
Starting date: As soon as possible.
Type of employment: Temporary position ending 2021-02-28.
Scope of employment: 100%
For further information about the position please contact: Dr Malin Wohlert, email@example.com.
Please submit your application by 24 september 2020, UFV-PA 2020/3107.
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Placement: Institutionen för materialvetenskap
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position 3-6 months
Pay: Individual salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2020/3107
Last application date: 2020-09-24
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