Applied and Computational Mathematics Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Position ID: 1542-NRCPOSTDOC1 [#12006]
Position Title: NRC Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899, United States [map]
Subject Area: Applied and Computational Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2019/02/01 (posted 2018/11/06, updated 2018/05/24, listed until 2019/02/01)
Position Description:    

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The Applied and Computational Mathematics Division (ACMD) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites applications for two-year NRC postdoctoral research positions at NIST Laboratories in Gaithersburg, Maryland and Boulder, Colorado. NIST is a Federal government research laboratory specializing in measurement science. ACMD consists of some 46 full-time professional staff, along with part-time faculty appointees and guest researchers. Staff members engage in collaborative research with scientists throughout NIST, providing expertise in applied mathematics, mathematical modeling, and computational science and engineering.

Research areas of interest include complex systems and networks, computational materials science, computational fluid dynamics, computational electromagnetics, computational biology, orthogonal polynomials and special functions, applied optimization and simulation, combinatorial software testing, data mining and visualization, parallel and distributed algorithms, quantum information science, and uncertainty quantification in scientific computing.

Candidates and their research proposals are evaluated in a competitive process managed by the National Research Council (NRC) Associateship Programs. The current stipend is $71,128 per year; there is also a $5500 travel and equipment allowance. For further details, see https://www.nist.gov/itl/math/postdoctoral-opportunities. Application deadlines are February 1 and August 1. Appointments commence within one year of selection. For questions, contact Tim Burns, burns@nist.gov.

NIST is an equal opportunity employer. The NRC Associateship Program at NIST is restricted to US citizens.


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Contact: Timothy Burns, 301-975-3806, 301-975-3553 (fax)
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Timothy J. Burns
Leader, Mathematical Analysis & Modeling Group
Applied & Computational Mathematics Division
National Institute of Standards and Technology
100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8910
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8910 USA
Web Page: https://www.nist.gov/itl/math/postdoctoral-opportunities

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