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

Position ID: 1542-PHDRESEARCH [#21912]
Position Title: Theoretical Physicist / Applied Mathematician
Position Type: Government or industry
Position Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899, United States
Subject Area: Mathematical Modeling
Salary Range: $101,028-$155,196 per annum
Application Deadline: finished (2023/01/05, finished 2024/01/06)
Position Description:    

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The Applied and Computational Mathematics Division (ACMD) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) anticipates an opening for an engineering scientist, theoretical physicist, or applied mathematician. A successful candidate will (a) engage in research in mathematics of metrology, with emphasis on mathematical modeling of physical, chemical, and/or biological systems being studied at NIST, as well as for fundamental metrology, (b) work closely with scientists at NIST and elsewhere to design and analyze the results of corresponding experiments and instrument performance, (c) work with external groups to establish benchmarks for biometrology, (d) disseminate results through research articles and technical presentations, and (e) provide technical guidance to postdocs and student interns. Applicants will be expected to have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent experience. The salary range for the position is $101,028-$155,196 per annum.

When available, the position will be posted at

NIST is a Federal Government measurement science and engineering laboratory with state-of-the-art research facilities and excellent benefits. For information on what it’s like to work at NIST, see US citizenship is required. NIST is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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Interested parties should send an expression of interest, including a CV, to Anthony Kearsley ( and Paul Patrone (

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