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

Position ID: 1542-NRCPOSTDOC5 [#18857]
Position Title: NRC Postdoctoral Associate
Position Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899, United States [map]
Subject Area: Applied and Computational Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/11/02, finished 2022/08/06)
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 $72,750 per year; there is also a $3000 travel allowance. For further details, see Application deadlines are February 1 and August 1. Appointments commence within one year of selection. For questions, contact Tim Burns,

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
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