2015 PhD Scholarship in Theoretical Chemistry at University of Copenhagen, Denmark

University of Copenhagen is offering a PhD scholarship in Theoretical Chemistry. The position is for 3 years (Alternatively, a 4 years combined Master”s/PhD could be offered to a suitable candidate) from March 1st 2015 or soon thereafter. Currently, starting salaries are about 25,440.90 DKK per month for Ph.D. students – plus pension. The candidate must be a team player, willing and able to engage in a cross-disciplinary, collaborative project. The application deadline is February 1st 2015..  A scholarship for a PhD project is available in the group of associate professor Thorsten Hansen at the Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen. The position is available from March 1st 2015 or soon thereafter. The successful candidate will learn and develop theory of coherent, multi dimensional spectroscopy using many-body methods and simulate and interpret spectra of energy and charge flow in photosynthetic proteins and other photochemical systems based on effective Hamiltonians. Part of the work will be in collaboration with experimental groups in Lund. In addition, the Ph.D. student is required to participate in teaching and similar tasks as assigned by the department.. Scholarship is available for pursuing PhD research program at University of Copenhagen.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Scholarship is awarded in Theoretical Chemistry within the Department of Chemistry.
Who can apply to this scholarship? A background in theoretical chemistry, nanoscience, or physics is expected. A candidate experienced with one or more of the following topics will be given priority: Many
· particle physics, Non
· equilibrium Green”s functions, Open quantum systems, Quantum transport theory, Electronic structure theory, Scripting and programming.
· Fluency in English, spoken and written, is expected. The candidate must be a team player, willing and able to engage in a cross
· disciplinary, collaborative project.
Benefits of the scholarship:  Salary, pension and terms of employment are in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Academics Central organization. The salary depends on seniority, as agreed between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Currently, starting salaries are about 25,440.90 DKK per month for Ph.D. students – plus pension.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: The position is for 3 years (Alternatively, a 4 years combined Master”s/PhD could be offered to a suitable candidate).
Number of scholarships: One scholarship is available.

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