Academic Employee/Scientist/IT

Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Baden-Württemberg
Salary category E13, depending on the fulfillment of professional and personal requirements
24 Nov 2021
08 Dec 2021

As part of your job, you will be responsible for the application and further development of a workflow environment as well as its integration into the innovation platform MaterialDigital (PMD) for the realization of multiscale simulation processes. This includes the provision of a web interface for the workflow environment SimStack, as well as its connection to decentralized data sources, computing capacities and ontologies. Furthermore, you will be involved in the administration and further development of the PMD instance within the PMD infrastructure for the systematic digitization of material sciences. In addition, you will support project partners at KIT and national research institutions as well as industry partners in the development and implementation of simulations within the PMD infrastructure. Your main task will be the transfer of existing simulation protocols into modular workflows. In cooperation with external partners, the developed methods will be applied to current problems in materials science and published in international journals. In addition, you are responsible for the Material Digital platform and shall support KIT in the application and implementation of new European/national projects in multiscale simulations. This is especially true with respect to the acquisition and execution of third-party funded projects. Furthermore, you will further be responsible for supporting users in the application and further development of the provided software and workflow solutions.

Personal qualification

You have a university degree (Diplom (Uni) / Master) in physics or chemistry with a doctorate or a university degree (Diplom (Uni) / Master) in computer science or IT. In addition, you have already gained several years of professional experience in theoretical physics and/or development and application of simulation methods as well as workflow environments. Furthermore, you can demonstrate good knowledge in software/workflow engineering as well as experience with object-oriented programming (Python, C++), the creation of websites/interfaces (e.g. using Flask), container solutions (Docker, Singularity, or similar) and working with HPC systems.

We prefer to balance the number of employees (f/m/d). Therefore we kindly ask female applicants to apply for this job. Severely disabled persons will be preferred if they are equally qualified.

Please apply online using the button below for this vacancy number 501/2021.