PhD student Quantum Computing for Quantum Chemistry (m/f/d)


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Digitalization is a key differentiator to position BASF as leading chemical company for our customers. We as Global Digital Services enable BASF`s digitalization. In agile teams, we develop innovative digital solutions for BASF and its customers, create new exciting customer experiences and business growth, and drive efficiencies in processes. We provide IT that works and offer know-how and access to latest technologies in the areas of cloud computing, blockchain or big data.


RESPONSIBILITIES

BASF SE offers a temporary PhD position from 01.01.2021 that aims at developing workflows for molecular quantum-chemistry applications on quantum computers. In the position, scientific work will be performed at the Ludwigshafen site.
Your contract will be with BASF SE as the employer. Co-supervision will take place with the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.

  • You will work in a multi-disciplinary project and collaborate with internal and external partners, also from academia.
  • The project team altogether covers all aspects from basic operations in quantum computing via algorithm development to chemistry applications on quantum computers.
  • Scientific coaching will be provided by experienced scientists at BASF Ludwigshafen, additional insight into the topic will be gained from the project partners.
  • Furthermore, you will promote your research and represent the project team at international conferences.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • successfully completed master's degree or diploma in physics or physical chemistry
  • experienced in quantum physics and programming skills(e.g. Python)
  • ideally, background in applying quantum computing to quantum chemistry as well as in quantum algorithm research
  • motivated to work in a highly interdisciplinary environment between chemistry, physics and computing
  • fluent in spoken and written German and English


BENEFITS

  • From day one you will be part of the BASF family.
  • You will get involved in challenging fields of activity and have the opportunity to work on exciting projects in an interdisciplinary environment.
  • Depending on the location of the respective group company you will get to know BASF and participate in various workshops and guided tours.
  • In this way you will make numerous interesting experiences and get a deep insight into the world`s leading chemical company.


ABOUT US

Do you have questions about the application process or the position? Mrs. Thräner (Talent Acquisition) Phone no.: +49 (0)30 2005 59929

Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Please submit copies only and no original documents.

Ludwigshafen is the world's largest integrated chemical complex and home to BASF Group headquarters. Located in the heart of Europe's Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, you will find this to be an attractive place for both work and leisure time. Learn more about BASF SE at on.basf.com/Headquarters


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Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Please submit copies only and no original documents.

Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Please submit copies only and no original documents.

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