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Scientific Consultant/Electron Scattering

Quantemol is looking to recruit a scientific consultant

  • Closing date: 11 Feb 2021
  • United Kingdom | Quantemol Ltd
  • Date posted: 11 Jan 2021
  • Job type: Industry & business
  • Disciplines: Quantum science & technology  | Optics, lasers & photonics 

Quantemol team are looking for a Scientific Consultant to join our team. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to utilize their technical background in commercial settings and who can thrive in a mixed academic and industrial environment.

You will be collaborating with a wide range of expert-level researchers from around the globe, and have the opportunity to travel and present at events where the latest innovations in plasma science are showcased.

Your core responsibilities will be:

  • Calculate electron scattering cross sections.
  • Use our R-matrix based software packages Quantemol-N and Quantemol-EC.
  • Support existing customers in their analysis of quantum chemistry challenges using our software.

Based on the successful candidate’s background they can also work on scientific communication side, i.e.

  • Lead training seminars.
  • Prepare scientific and marketing publications.

Or if they have strong programming skills and quantum chemistry knowledge:

  • Work on the new software features development.
  • Perform bug fixing and preparation of software releases.

You will become a technical expert in quantum chemistry and our software, and work with our unique tools helping customers in academia and industry to advance their research.

For this role, you will have or be about to obtain a PhD in an appropriate field such as:

  • Molecular/atomic physics and quantum optics.
  • Quantum chemistry/quantum molecular dynamics.
  • Computational chemistry.

Knowledge or experience in plasma modelling is a plus but not essential.

This role is designed for an early career researcher (five years or less after the PhD).

Please send us your CV with the cover letter to If you have any questions feel free to e-mail the same address.


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