Open PhD or Postdoc Position at MPI-NAT, Gottingen

The Department of Theoretical and Computational Biophysics headed by Helmut Grubmüller is inviting applications for a PhD Student or Postdoc
for the project Theory and Algorithms for Structure Determination from Ultrafast Single Molecule X FEL Diffraction and Fluctuation Correlation X-Ray Scattering Experiments

The Department of Theoretical and Computational Biophysics strives to obtain a first principles understanding of the molecular motions and mechanisms underlying and enabling biomolecular recognition and function through atomistic computer simulations, with a particular focus on proteins and protein complexes. Furthermore, we aim to advance the theory of biomolecular dynamics, simulation methods, and scalable parallel algorithms. The goal of this particular research project is to develop Bayesian methods to obtain high-resolution molecular structures and dynamics from sparse and noisy experimental data. More details are available on the project website.

The successful candidate has a keen interest and strong skills in theoretical and computational physics and probability theory and a strong interest in interdisciplinary research and collaboration with experimental groups. PhD candidates hold (or expect to complete soon) a Masters or equivalent degree; Postdocs hold a PhD or equivalent degree in any of these or a related field.

Link to the official announcement: PhD Student or Postdoc (f/m/d) | Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences

Application deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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