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Date: Wed Aug 1 08:49:48 2018
Subject: 18.08.01 12 PhD Positions for Theory Benchmarking in Goettingen, Germany
The Faculty of Chemistry at the Georg-August-Universitaet Goettingen welcomes
applications for twelve (12) Ph.D. positions in the German Research Foundation
(DFG)-funded Research Training Group 2455 BENCh - "Benchmark Experiments
in Numerical quantum Chemistry".

The application window will be open from 09.07.2018 up to 05.10.2018.
The positions are remunerated with 65% E13 TV-L (corresponding to 25.87 hours
per week) with a limited contract of 3 years. The earliest starting date will be

Your profile 
- you hold (or are in the process of concluding) a Masters degree in Chemistry,
Physics or equivalent,
- are proficient in English and/or in German,
- are willing to travel and collaborate with international partners,

The BENCh Research Training Group (BENCh RTG) consists of a high-level research
programme aiming to provide landmark experiments for quantum chemical methods
benchmarking. The students under the program will benefit from a wide variety of lab
techniques and theoretical support, in order to conceive and execute challenging
experiments towards the limits of measurement accuracy in each specific field,
and/or enabling data gathering in diverse chemical systems/phenomena. The topics
will span from gas phase spectrometry, molecular beam techniques, synthesis to
X-ray diffraction. For more information consult the official homepage
Detailed descriptions of the proposed projects and specific requirements for the
individual positions are also available on the homepage.

The University of Goettingen is an equal opportunities employer and places particular
emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women. Qualified women are therefore
strongly encouraged to apply in fields in which they are underrepresented.
The university has committed itself to being a family-friendly institution and supports
their employees in balancing work and family life. The mission of the University is to
employ a greater number of severely disabled persons. Applications from severely
disabled persons with equivalent qualifications will be given preference.
The documents are to be submitted by electronic form (single PDF file) up to
October 5, 2018 following the instructions on the Open Positions page under
the main website The deadline for submission
is 20:00 (CET) 05.10.2018.

Please include:
- curriculum vitae including information on posters, presentations, awards
(and publications, if applicable)
- motivation letter for a specific advertised project
- certificates of studies (if a degree is not yet completed you may also provide a
document listing your current grades)
- certificates of language proficiency (e.g., TOEFL)
- two references (name and contact information of two senior researchers)
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