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Los Alamos National Laboratory Computational Earth Science Postdoc in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Computational Earth Science Group (EES-16) in the Earth and Environmental Sciences (EES) Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) has an immediate opening for a creative and resourceful postdoctoral research associate with experience in computational science. The postdoc will work as part of the Subsurface Flow and Transport team of EES-16 developing novel methods and tools for combining numerical models with machine learning models to solve challenging computational science problems. The candidate will be working on applications of these methods to problems in the earth sciences, particularly related to flow and transport in porous and fractured media. The successful applicant should have a strong publication record and will be expected to publish results in high-impact peer-reviewed journals and present their work at conferences. This position requires a diverse skillset, so having an interest in and aptitude for learning new things is important. The term of the appointment is two (2) years, with the option to extend to a third year depending on performance and funding availability.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Strong background in a STEM field

  • Outstanding track record of peer-reviewed publications

  • Excellent communication, writing, and oral presentation skills

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with the earth sciences

  • Applied mathematics skills

  • Experience with machine learning

  • Experience with numerical methods for partial differential equations

  • Experience programming in Julia

  • Experience with high performance computing

  • Ability to obtain a Q clearance (which usually requires US citizenship)

Education/Experience : Candidates must have received a Ph.D. within the last five years in a STEM field, or will have completed all Ph.D. requirements by commencement of appointment.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with the earth sciences

  • Applied mathematics skills

  • Experience with machine learning

  • Experience with numerical methods for partial differential equations

  • Experience programming in Julia

  • Experience with high performance computing

  • Ability to obtain a Q clearance (which usually requires US citizenship)

Note to Applicants:

The application package consists of a CV and a cover letter. In addition to applying online, applicants may email their CV and cover letter to Daniel O’Malley ( omalled@lanl.gov , 505-667-8684). No applicant is expected to have all of the desired skills. Anyone who meets the education and minimum job requirements is encouraged to apply.

LANL postdoctoral researchers start with a minimum annual salary of $74,000.Candidates may be considered for a Director's Fellowship and outstanding candidates may be considered for the prestigious J. Robert Oppenheimer, Richard P. Feynman, or Frederick Reines Fellowships.For general information about the application processes and the LANL fellowships refer to the LANL Postdoctoral Program page.

Additional Details

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

Position does not require a security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.

HRP: This position is subject to the requirements of the DOE Human Reliability Program as specified in 10 Code of Federal Regulation, Part 712, §712.11. These requirements include on going drug and alcohol testing, as well as periodic medical and psychological evaluations.

426.2: This position is subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities, which establishes entry-level requirements to ensure candidates selected for specific positions can successfully perform the requirements of the job.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Candidates may be considered for a Director's Postdoc Fellowship and outstanding candidates may be considered for the prestigious Richard P. Feynman, Darleane Christian Hoffman, J. Robert Oppenheimer, or Frederick Reines Distinguished Postdoc Fellowships.

For more information about the Postdoc Program, go to https://www.lanl.gov/careers/career-options/postdoctoral-research/index.php .

Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:

§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network

§ Dental and vision insurance

§ Free basic life and disability insurance

§ Paid maternity and parental leave

§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)

§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)

§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs

§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)

Appointment Type

Postdoc

Postdoc

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