Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Applied Math Group

Position ID: ORNL-POSTDOC1 [#16034]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate - Computational and Applied Mathematics
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831, United States [map]
Application Deadline: (posted 2020/06/30, listed until 2020/12/30)
Position Description:    

Overview. The Computational and Applied Mathematics (CAM) Group is seeking qualified applicants for postdoctoral positions in several areas of research, including data analytics, multiscale modeling and simulations, optimization, scalable algorithms (including mathematical software), and uncertainty quantification. Applicants will be expected to support research programs in fundamental mathematics.

Major Duties and Responsibilities. The position requires collaboration within a multi-disciplinary research environment consisting of mathematicians, computational and computer scientists, and domain scientists (both theoretical and experimental) conducting basic and applied research in support of the Laboratory’s mission. Specific responsibilities include:

-Participation in the development and analysis of new computational methodologies for scientific problems, often customized to large-scale scientific applications.

-Delivery and support of mathematical technologies for various scientific disciplines and applications.

-Dissemination of research through peer-reviewed papers and technical reports, as well as seminar and conference presentations.

-Active participation in professional organizations.

Basic Qualifications.

-Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematical Engineering, Data/Computational Science or a field relevant to the job duties of this position.

-Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.

-Effective interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications. One of more of the following:

-Training in numerical methods and analysis for partial differential equations, optimization, high-dimensional sampling and approximation, or inverse problems.

-Experience in the design and implementation of scalable numerical algorithms on HPC architectures and within a team environment.

-Experience working with modern machine learning software tools and frameworks.

Technical Questions? Contact Rick Archibald(archibaldrk@ornl.gov). Please reference the position title and number when corresponding about this position.

Additional Information. Applicants cannot have received their Ph.D. more than five years prior to the date of application and must complete all degree requirements before starting their appointment. The appointment length will be up to 24 months with the potential for extension. Initial appointments and extensions are subject to performance and availability of funding.

ORNL Ethics and Conduct. As a member of the ORNL scientific community, you will be expected to commit to ORNL's Research Code of Conduct. Our full code of conduct, and a statement by the Lab Director's office can be found here: https://www.ornl.gov/content/research-integrity

Benefits at ORNL. UT Battelle offers an exceptional benefits package to include matching 401K, Pension Plan, Paid Vacation and Medical / Dental plan. Onsite amenities include Credit Union, Medical Clinic and free Fitness facilities.

Relocation. Moving is stressful and expensive, and UT Battelle offers a wide range of relocation benefits for individuals and families to make it easier to come and work here. If you are invited to interview, please ask your Recruiter about relocating with ORNL.

This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired.

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If you have trouble applying for a position, please email ORNLRecruiting@ornl.gov.

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:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

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

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