An exciting opportunity to shape the development of advanced software for materials science and engineering.
Applications for this position are now closed and we have successfully filled the position.
Forge the next generation of computational materials modelling tools, communicate science in exciting new ways and engage with a vibrant & enthusiastic global customer base! We’re looking for an experienced, hard-working and dedicated individual, keen to build a long-term career with us and help change the world.
Responsible for developing and supporting advanced materials modelling software for simulating crystal and molecular structures, their interactions and properties. You will be extending and optimizing existing code, whilst also adding new functionality. Working in a small team, you will be expected to engage with a full range of software-related tasks including technical support, testing and documentation. This work forms part of a long-term collaboration with Prof Martin Dove (Queen Mary University of London).
High level of programming experience for scientific applications, typically gained through a research environment. (Proficiency with C-based languages preferred but not essential).
Good knowledge of mathematics/methods including optimization, symmetry and tensors.
Good knowledge of the atomic structure of matter developed through working on materials-oriented research, including an understanding of crystallographic concepts such as symmetry, lattice dynamics and chemical bonding.
Good knowledge of the link between material properties & underlying crystal structure, including an understanding of physical properties such as elasticity & piezoelectricity.
A good honours degree in a relevant subject, e.g., Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science.
Ph.D. and/or equivalent professional experience in relevant subject.
Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, and to meet deadlines.
Good problem-solving ability, plus excellent communication skills.
Available for work no later than 27 March 2017 (preferably earlier).
Founded in 2003, CrystalMaker Software Ltd is a family-owned company, a pioneer of interactive scientific visualization, with an award-winning global sales record.
Based at the Oxford University Begbroke Science Park, we’re focused on developing innovative computer software for empowering scientists in key areas of chemistry, physics and materials science - with applications including energy storage, photo voltaics, nano-technology, smart materials and crystal engineering.
We create the fundamental tools for modelling nano-scale arrangements of atoms and chemical bonds and for predicting their diffraction properties. Our multi-award-winning software is unique in its combination of advanced crystallographic features, spectacular 3D graphics and elegant user interfaces.
Complete the online application form.
E-mail us a copy of your CV in Adobe PDF format only (we will not accept Microsoft Word attachments!).
Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
CrystalMaker Software Limited is an equal-opportunity employer. All candidates must comply with UK employment and residency requirements.
Strictly no agencies or recruiters please.