Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Applied Math Group

Position ID: ORNL-POSTDOC2 [#16296]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate - Computational and Applied Mathematics
Position Location: Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831, United States [map]
Application Deadline: (posted 2020/09/18, listed until 2020/11/17)
Position Description:    

Overview:

 Subject to budgetary approval, the Computational and Applied Mathematics (CAM) Group is seeking exceptional applicants for postdoctoral positions in several areas of applied research, including but not limited to AI/data analytics, multiscale modeling and simulations, linear algebra/optimization, scalable algorithms, statistical physics, and uncertainty quantification.

 Major Duties and Responsibilities: 

 The applicant is expected to conduct fundamental and applied research in a collaborative multi-disciplinary research environment. 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, statistical, data-driven 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. Post-docs will develop an individual development plan with their mentors. 

 Basic Qualifications: 

-Ph.D. in mathematics, computer/computational sciences, statistics, or related field within the last 5 years. 
 
Preferred Qualifications: 

 One of more of the following:

 -Training in numerical analysis, linear algebra, optimization, probability, analysis, and discrete mathematics.
 -Training or experience in the design and implementation of scalable numerical algorithms on HPC architectures.
 -Training in AI, advanced data sciences, computational statistics.
 -Demonstrated written and oral communication skills. 
 -Effective interpersonal skills.

 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. Extensions are possible but conditioned on good performance evaluations and funding availability. Women and persons from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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