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Postdoctoral Research

A postdoctoral research position is available at the School of Natural Sciences from Universidad del Rosario (Bogota, Colombia) and the Group of Theorical Chemistry. The successful candidate will serve as full-time postdoctoral associate, beginning on the 1st of March 2022, and his/her activities include developing scientific projects under the PI’s supervision, and preparing and submitting scientific papers. The selected candidate should engage in teaching activities (undergraduate level – one course per academic semester).

This position is guaranteed for 12 months under a fixed-term contract, with a salary competitive for national standards.





Requisitos para aplicar


The candidate must:

  1. Have a Ph. D. (or equivalent) in any field related to Theoretical Chemistry, which include, but are not limited, to: Physical chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Physics, Material Science or Computational Biochemistry.
  2. Demonstrate a scientific production of manuscripts published in journals indexed in SCOPUS.
  3. Demonstrate proficiency in at least four of the following:
  • Electronic structure methods: Ab Initio, DFT y post-HF
  • Molecular Dynamics and Monte Carlo methods
  • Docking and QSAR methods
  • FORTRAN and C Programming / Python programming / Parallel and Distributed programming (opneMPI, MPICH, and NVIDIA GPU)
  • Machine learning
  • Computational simulation on molecular and periodic systems
  • Article preparation and submission
  • Advanced statistical methods
  1. Have technical skills in
  • Electronic structure programs: GAUSSIAN, VASP, NWCHEM, ORCA, GAMESS, GROMACS, etc...
  • Visualization programs: GAUSSVIEW, VESTA, VMD, etc …
  • Advanced LaTex
  • Advanced Office
  • Knowledge of various OS
      5. Be fluent in Spanish and English (advanced level in speaking and writing).


Applicants should send their application in PDF, and include: (i) CV with a list of scientific papers, (ii) two recommendation letters, and (iii) a cover letter that outlines the applicant's interest in the post and fit to the position.


  • Call open: 6-oct-2021
  • Applicant’s deadline: 15-Jan-2021
  • Call outcome: 10-feb-2022
  • Start date: 1-Mar-2022

Lugar de entrega

Universidad del Rosario

Aplicación en línea

With the subject: Postdoctoral Researcher in Computational Chemistry

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Facultad de Ciencias Naturales