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Entry requirements:
  •  Master’s degree / equivalent in a related field
  •  B2 level of English
  •  Good track record of publications related to the topic of the intended research
  •  Strong research proposal 1,500 - 3,500 words

Research supervisor:
Alexander Mitin
PhD, DSc
Supervisor’s research interests:
Theoretical investigation of electronic structure of molecules by ab initio methods. Development of the new methods, numerical algorithms, and computer programs of ab initio methods.

Supervisor’s specific requirements:
  •  Knowledge of the ab initio methods: Hartree-Fock, configuration interaction, coupled cluster, density functional.
  •  Experience with ab initio programs: Molpro, Gaussian, CFour, or similar.

Main publications:
  •  A.V. Mitin, Unusual chemical bonding in the beryllium dimer and its twelve vibrational levels, Chem. Phys. Lett., 2017, 682, 30 (2017).
  •  A.V. Mitin and C. Van Wüllen, Two-Component Relativistic Density Functional Calculations of the Dimers of the Halogens from Bromine through Element 117 Using Effective Core Potential and AllElectron Methods, J. Chem. Phys., 124, 064305 (2006).
  •  A.V. Mitin, J. Baker, P. Pulay, An Improved 6-31G* Basis Set for First-Row Transition Metals, J. Chem. Phys., 118, 7775 (2003).