Chemical Reactions Modeller – Vacancy

Chemical Reactions Modeller

Quantemol Ltd. ( is a scientific software and consultancy company developing state of the art simulation software for industrial applications in the integrated circuit (IC) fabrication industry and providing simulation and plasma chemistry consultancy to industrial clients. We are based in University College London, located in the heart of the city, with clients which include large international blue-chip corporations. We are looking for a Chemical Reactions Modeller who will be able to construct and validate plasma chemistry reaction sets by comparison with laboratory measurements.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to utilise their technical background in a commercial environment. You will be collaborating with a wide range of researchers from around the globe, and have the opportunity to travel and present at events where the latest innovations in plasma science are showcased. You will be a technical expert for our customer base, and work with our unique database of validated plasma chemistries (QDB) validating data for plasma modelling.

We are looking for candidates with solid research training in the general area of reaction chemistry including plasma chemistry, astrochemistry or similar areas, with an interest in applications to industrial problems as well as getting experience in software development and customer relationships. You will have or be about to obtain a PhD in an appropriate field. Experience in software coding and/or database development is desirable.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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To apply: 

Please send an updated CV and cover letter to

Informal enquiries can be made to:

Prof Jonathan  Tennyson (

Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London, Gower St, London WC1E 6BT, UK.

Telephone: (+44) 20 7679 7809