IAESTE Austria – Work Offer


WORK OFFER Ref. No. AT-2022-5002LZ 

Employer Information 

Employer: Zentrum für Oberflächen- und Nanoanalytik (ZONA) JKU Website: 

Altenbergerstrße 69 

4020 Linz 


Number of employees: – 

Business or products: Research 

Student Required 


Field of Study: Physics, General.;Theoretical and Mathematical Physics.;Physical Chemistry.;Chemical Physics. 

Location of placement: Linz 

Nearest airport: Linz 

Working hours per week: 30.0 

Working hours per day: 6.0 

Completed years of study: 3.5  

Student status requirements: not needed, but might be advantageous 

Language required: English Excellent (C1, C2)    


Required Knowledge and Experiences: Other requirements: 

theoretical background in physics (numerical and computational physics), simulation work in physics 

knowledge in VASP, WIEN, QUANTUM Espresso 

Work Offered  

must be Master’s student (very good grades!) 

Chemical Engineering students are not eligible for this position as the work is settled at the borders of physics and chemistry 

The topic of the internship is of theoretical nature and involves heuristic modelling, but HEAVY computational load, e.g. by VASP, WIEN, QUNATUM Espresso or similar. 

Tasks will be computing for organic materials, their structure and their electronic band structure. In addition, the effect of a static magnetic field on the band structure (i,.e QM Zeeman effect to predict the optical Kerr effect) will be investigated.  

Number of weeks offered: 36 – 52 Working environment: Research and development  Within the months: 01-NOV-2021 – 30-NOV-2022 Gross pay: 900 EUR / Month  Or within: Deduction to be expected: ~ 20%  

Company closed within: Payment method / time of first payment: 

Latest possible start date: 


Canteen at work: Yes 

Bank Transfer / monthly 

Expected type of accommodation: Student dormitory Estimated cost of lodging: 350 EUR / Month  Accommodation will be arranged by: IAESTE Estimated cost of living incl. lodging: 650 EUR / Month  

Additional Information 

Interview conducted by IAESTE and employer. 

This is preAC offer, we will require an offer in return at the upcoming AC.  

Nomination Information 

Deadline for nomination: 20-OCT-2021  

Date: 06-OCT-2021 On behalf of receiving country: IAESTE Austria 

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