Postdoc Position (f/m/d) Machine learning assisted alchemical free energy calculations – from algorithm design to application to biologically challenging systems –

The Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences is a leading international research institute
of exceptional scientific breadth. With more than 40 research groups and some 1,000 employees from
over 50 nations, it is the largest institute of the Max Planck Society.
The research group for Computational Biomolecular Dynamics (Prof. Dr. Bert de Groot) is inviting
applications for a
Postdoc Position (f/m/d)
Machine learning assisted alchemical free energy calculations
– from algorithm design to application to biologically challenging systems –
Your profile
The successful candidate has a keen interest and strong skills in computational molecular physics,
structural biology, statistical mechanics, and scientific computing, a strong interest in
interdisciplinary research and collaboration with experimental groups. You hold a PhD or equivalent
degree in any of these or a related field.
What we offer
 state of the art on site compute facilities
 a team of 30+ expert colleagues
 a family friendly, green campus with on-site kindergarten
 ample training opportunities
Position details
The position is limited to two years with a possibility of extension. Payment and benefits are based on
the German Public Service Payscale (TVöD Bund) guidelines. The starting date is flexible.
The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its
workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals.
The Max Planck Society strives for gender and diversity equality. We welcome applications from all
backgrounds.
Application
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Please submit your application including cover letter (explaining background and motivation), CV,
transcripts, and publication record, preferably via E-Mail as a single PDF file to
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Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences
Research Group “Computational Biomolecular Dynamics”
Prof. Dr. Bert de Groot
Am Faßberg 11
37077 Göttingen
Germany
Web: www.mpinat.mpg.de/degroot