Jobs

PostDoc Position in Theoretical Stellar Astrophysics at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS gGmbH), PSO HITS-06-2017

The Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral research position in theoretical stellar astrophysics starting in summer/fall 2018 (date negotiable). The successful applicant will join the “Physics of Stellar Objects” group led by Prof. Friedrich Roepke. This group targets at performing large-scale simulations of processes in stellar astrophysics including supernova…

One Software Developer Position Available in the Research Group “Scientific Databases and Visualization” at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS gGmbH), HITS-03-2017

We are looking for a flexible, science-interested developer for the SDBV group at HITS. The position is a 2-year position with the possibility for prolongation given suitable external funding. Our group works on infrastructure for the life sciences. It is comprised of scientists with a background in biology and biochemistry, as well as of developers…

HPC System Administrator (m/f) at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS gGmbH), HITS-02-2017

The Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) was established in 2010 by the physicist and SAP co-founder Klaus Tschira (1940-2015) and the Klaus Tschira Foundation as a private, non-profit research institute. HITS conducts basic research in the natural sciences, mathematics and computer science, with a focus on the processing, structuring, and analyzing of large amounts…

Open positions for Master and PhD students

We are currently looking for Master and PhD students with a major in physics, biophysics, biochemistry, or related fields. Projects involve the development and application of advanced high-performance molecular simulations at different scales to protein biophysical problems. Possible systems to be studied include mechano-sensing kinases and force transmission in membranes.  The group is based at…