Research Fellow, Density Function Theory

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01 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated, skilled and independent postdoctoral research fellow with a strong background in density functional theory and quantum chemistry to join the Institute for Functional Intelligent Materials to work with Prof. Antonio Castro Neto of the Institute for Functional Intelligent Materials, National University of Singapore and Visiting Prof. Giovanni Vignale ( on the development of new and more accurate functionals for electronic density functional theory and quantum continuum mechanics. The work will involve a combination of analytical methods, numerical methods, and machine learning techniques.


  • PhD in Physics, Chemistry, or related discipline
  • A solid background in density functional theory, many-body theory and quantum chemistry
  • Experience with numerical implementation of density functional and quantum chemical calculations

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More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Institute for Functional Intelligent Materials
Department : Research Groups
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 16821

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