Applied Math Group, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Numerical Methods for Kinetic Equations
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831, United States [map]
Subject Area: Numerical Methods for Kinetic Equations
Application Deadline: 2018/11/31 (posted 2018/10/01, updated 2018/10/11, listed until 2018/11/31)
Position Description:    

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We are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate who will perform research in numerical methods or kinetic equations and related models. This position resides in the Computational and Applied Mathematics Group in the Computer Science and Mathematics Division (CSM), Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate (CCSD) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

As part of our research team, you will develop and analyze hybrid algorithms for multiscale particle systems.

MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: • Algorithm development and numerical analysis • Coding and implementation • You will collaborate with highly diverse and multidisciplinary teams… • Conduct research and report results in open literature journals, technical reports, and at relevant conferences.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: • A PhD in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or a related discipline completed within the last five years • Basic programming skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Experience with high performance computing • Familiarity with kinetic equations and / or their applications (e.g. radiation, plasmas, dilute gases) • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate in English to a scientific audience • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and to participate creatively in collaborative and frequently interacting teams of researchers • Ability to function well in a fast-paced research environment, set priorities to accomplish multiple tasks within deadlines, and adapt to ever changing needs

ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply. UT-Battelle is an E-Verify Employer.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Bethel Valley Rd. MS6164, Oak Ridge, TN 37831

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