Prof. Dr. Sereina Riniker's group for Computational Chemistry at the Laboratory of Physical Chemistry, ETH Zurich, is interested in the development of methods and software for classical molecular dynamics simulations and cheminformatics, and in the application of computational methods to tackle challenging questions in biochemistry. The Riniker lab has an opening for a
PhD Student for Method Development and Applications in Computational Chemistry
Applicants should hold a Master degree in chemistry, computational chemistry, computer science or physics. Experiences with machine learning and/or biomolecular simulation, and strong programming skills (C++) are highly advantageous.
We welcome self-motivated candidates with a strong Msc degree, an eagerness to learn, a thrill for research and excellent communication skills to apply. Group members will not only have the opportunities to work with cutting-edge resources in a collaborative environment but also to co-work with international faculty and researchers, stimulating creative ideas and research opportunities.
We look forward to receiving your online application including (i) a cover letter stating your motivation for this position, (ii) a comprehensive CV including publications and presentations, (iii) diplomas and a list of courses attended, and (iv) references. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered. Should you run into difficulties when submitting your application please send an email to for advice.

For further information about the group please visit our website