Specialist in field of developing new potentials for the modelling of amorphous materials | MAB NOMATEN

Competition opened on: 
26 Oct 2023 - 12:15
Application submission deadline: 
15 Nov 2023 - 23:45

NOMATEN Center of Excellence is  formed through a partnership between NCBJ (Poland), CEA (France) and VTT (Finland) with joint financial support from the Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) and the European Commission. It is currently composed of 4 Research Groups and is directed by Mikko Alava. 
NOMATEN focuses on the characterization, analysis and development of advanced multifunctional materials, specifically those designed to work in extreme conditions, with primary examples being radiation, high temperature and corrosion.  

Read more about NOMATEN development at http://nomaten.ncbj.gov.pl

Currently, we are looking for a person for a position of:

Specialist in field of developing new potentials for the modelling of amorphous materials 

Work location:  Otwock, Poland (Suburb of Warsaw, efficient and free daily bus transport service provided). 

Job/tasks description:

  • Conducting research – in field of developing new potentials for the modelling of amorphous materials and applying them.


  • Master of Science or equivalent;

Preferred background: Complex alloys, Density Functional Theory

  • dfluent English, spoken and written

Our ambition is to build a team composed of world-leading researchers and young, highly motivated people who are passionate about multifunctional materials science.

Required documents:

  • cover letter that explains the motivating factors for considering the position (max. 1 pp)
  • CV with complete publication list 
  • brief description of important scientific achievements and scientific outlook (max. 2 pp)
  • a list of 2 reference persons including their positions and contact details (e-mail address).
  • a copy of the diploma (or other document) confirming obtaining MSc

We offer:

  • Work in international networks with research institutes and industrial companies. 
  • Access to the research potential of NOMATEN’s three partners between NCBJ (Poland), CEA (France) and VTT (Finland). 
  • Some of the positions are for joint collaborative research with NOMATEN partners CEA (France) and VTT (Finland) and thus include extensive visits to the collaborating institution.
  • Travel funds for participation in conferences and collaboration, attractive working conditions, atmosphere of teamwork, family-friendly environment with flexible working hours. support of an experienced local team in legal, financial and organisational issues as well as logistic support and advice related to working in Poland - enabling smooth relocation and equal opportunities.

Contact person: Mikko Alava  (mikko.alava@ncbj.gov.pl)

Applications in electronic form should be submitted in English to:  magdalena.jedrkiewicz@ncbj.gov.pl

thers information:

We reserve the right to contact only selected candidates and the right to inform about the decision to fill the post only to the selected candidate.

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