Bosch Research Engineer- Computational Materials Scientist for Energy Conversion Applications in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Research Engineer- Computational Materials Scientist for Energy Conversion Applications

  • One Kendall Square, Binney St, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

  • Full-time

  • Legal Entity: Robert Bosch LLC

Company Description

Bosch Research is looking for computational physicists, chemists and materials scientists and engineers to join the growing materials design team. Our goal is to enable deeper understanding of thermodynamic, kinetic, and transport phenomena in electrochemical systems on atomic level using both quantum and classical simulations. Strong focus is placed on development and application of computational and data science methods for understanding and automated discovery of next-generation materials, primarily for electrochemistry and energy conversion.

As part of Bosch Corporate Research, we are dedicated to long-term fundamental investigations of transformative energy technologies. Located in Cambridge, close to MIT and Harvard, our materials computation team supports global experimental efforts with fundamental understanding, emphasizing innovation and high technological impact. Using both internal funding and government grants, we collaborate closely with a network of leading computational and experimental teams which includes top universities, national labs and industrial partners. We strongly encourage high-impact publications and patent applications.

Job Description

  • Development and application of atomistic methods for understanding thermodynamics, kinetics, and transport

  • Computational discovery of next-generation materials system for various applications

  • Application of machine-learning methods to computational materials science

  • Establishing and directing projects within a global network of research collaborators


Basic Qualifications:

  • PhD in physics, chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science

  • 2+ years experience in quantum chemistry or first-principles computations of materials properties

  • 2+ years experience with electronic structure methods and molecular dynamics

  • 2+ years programming experience in Python

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven research track record and a strong foundation in thermodynamics, transport phenomena, and electronic structure

  • Experience with Fortran or C++

  • Experience with a variety of machine learning methods, computational catalysis, and/or chemical degradation

Additional Information

Application instructions:

Submit your full CV, 1-page cover letter, up to 3 publications and list of 3 references to the SmartRecruiters application site.

By choice, we are committed to a diverse workforce - EOE/Protected Veteran/Disabled.

BOSCH is a proud supporter of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics)Initiatives:

  • FIRST Robotics (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)

  • AWIM (A World In Motion)

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