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Date: Fri Nov 10 11:15:33 2017

Subject:

Theoretical Photodynamics Research Group, Prof. Petr Slavicek

UCT Prague, http://photox.vscht.cz/

**The deadline for applications is 27.11.2017!**

We have a postdoctoral opening in the Laboratory of Theoretical Photodynamics for candidates

that are 2-7 years after receiving their PhD degree.

The candidate must have defended the PhD thesis later then
19/10/2010 and earlier then 19/10/2017.

The position is semi-independent, i.e. the research focus of the candidate should be related to

the subject of the Laboratory and the candidate is supposed to closely cooperate, yet he/she will

have his/her own small budget.

The junior researcher will primarily focus on improving the field of computational photodynamics

and theoretical spectroscopy with modern approaches of machine learning and information theory.

The candidate will introduce modern approaches of statistical analysis, combining them with techniques

for theoretical spectroscopy and light-induced processes developed in the Laboratory.

It is also expected that new techniques will be developed to optimize molecular properties in chemical space,

i.e. developing systems of automatized molecular design, with an emphasis on tuning light/matter interactions.

The candidate will work on novel topics connected to virtual screening and modelling of thermochemical and

spectroscopic properties of solid state materials. In later stages of the stay, the researcher will be encouraged

to define applications and further development of methodology for independent projects.

**Planned activities: **

implementation of machine learning (ML) algorithms, interconnection of the algorithms with existing computer

codes for molecular simulations and theoretical spectroscopy, testing and applications of new algorithms in the

fields of molecular modelling and theoretical spectroscopy, envision of new applications to effective modelling and

fast screening of molecular spectra, implementing of new approaches for automatic simulation methods (force field

calculations, chemical space simulations), automation of molecular design, automation of molecular design.

**Preferred qualification:**

The candidate should come either form the field of computational photodynamics or from the field of

automatized molecular design, machine learning or virtual screening.

**Application procedure:**

Interested candidates will find the application form at

https://www.vscht.cz/research/chemjets

The position is in Physical Chemistry.

The deadline for applications is 27.11.2017.

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