Join the Materials Design Team

The MedeA software package developed by Materials Design is the leading environment for the atomistic simulation of materials. MedeA enables professional, day-to-day deployment of atomic-scale and nano-scale computations for materials engineering, optimization, and discovery. In MedeA, world-class simulation engines are integrated with elaborate property prediction modules, experimental databases, structure builders and analysis tools, all in one user-friendly environment.

Now Hiring:
Support and Application Scientist

San Diego, CA


We are seeking a Support and Application Scientist with expertise in first-principles methods and high-performance computing to join our dynamic and growing team in San Diego, CA!


What Your Job Will Be Like


Daily duties may include:


  • Provide scientific support for customers and prospects in using the MedeA® software environment to solve their research and development problems

  • Provide technical support for customers and prospects on installing and configuring the MedeA® software environmenton their computing resources

  • Prepare presentation and training materials and conduct on-line and on-site presentations and trainings for customers and prospects

  • Participate in software development and/or contract research activities


Qualifications We Require


  • PhD in physics, chemistry, materials science, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science/engineering, or related discipline with a focus in first principles methods

  • Experience with high-performance computing platforms, parallel computing (multi-core and many-core), and cluster management

  • A resourceful and creative person with excellent interpersonal skills and attention to details who thrives on helping others solve problems

  • A record of publication of results in peer-reviewed journals and external presentations at scientific conferences


Qualifications We Desire


  • Experience with the MedeA® software environment, or at least one of the following packages: VASP, LAMMPS, GIBBS, MOPAC, and Gaussian

  • Experience with software development and shell scripting

  • Experience with kinetic Monte Carlo, quantum Monte Carlo, machine learning, coarse-grained methods, or phase field methods is a plus

  • Active in scientific forums and mailing lists


Position Information


This position is a full-time position based in San Diego, CA, U.S. 

We offer competitive compensation and benefits including:

  • 30 days of PTO per year

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/401k

  • Flexible working arrangements including telecommuting is possible


Legal authorization to work in the United States required.


How to Apply


Please send your cover letter and resume in one pdf document to recruiting@materialsdesign.com with the subject of “Support and Application and Scientist: your name”

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