Software Scientists for Electronic Structure Code Development

MS1P e.V. – Berlin, Germany – two 3-year full/part-time positions

You are a motivated, excellent Software Developer with strong skills in electronic-structure methods, atomistic simulations, and scientific-software development. Come and help to advance the FHI-aims electronic-structure code as a primary platform for density-functional, many-body perturbation theory, and quantum chemistry calculations. FHI-aims is an efficient, high-precision all-electron electronic-structure package with a broad community of users and developers both in academia and industry.

We offer two positions:

Both positions are 3-year full-time positions with the possibility of extension. Part time is possible as well. You will be employed at MS1P e.V., a non-profit association, with an office at the NOMAD Laboratory at the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society in Berlin (Matthias Scheffler). Alternatively, a position at Duke University in North Carolina (Volker Blum) is also possible.


You will work in the center of the FHI-aims code:


You will be embedded in a larger team working on developments such as:

All technical, methodological, and scientific contributions to FHI-aims are intended to be publishable and the ability to assist with and/or lead such publications is expected.


Your experience includes:

How to apply

Your application must include in one pdf file:

Please send your application to Sebastian Kokott.