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Los Alamos National Laboratory Computational Imaging Postdoc in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

We have an immediate opening for a creative and resourceful postdoctoral researcher with strong computational skills and experience in imaging inverse problems (e.g. tomography, ptychography, phase retrieval for coherent imaging, etc.). We are seeking a highly-motivated individual to join a multidisciplinary research team consisting of electrical engineers, applied mathematicians, computational scientists and domain experts to contribute to our research in developing novel math and algorithms to address some of the unique imaging inverse problems associated with the numerous scientific imaging programs at LANL.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Strongbackgroundinappliedmath,signalprocessing,and/orcomputationalscience, and in inverse problems and computational imaging inparticular

  • Significantprogrammingexperienceandsoftwaredevelopmentskills,inPythonin particular

  • Solid publication record in relevantareas

  • Good oral and written communicationskills

  • Ability to work creatively and independently as well as in a teamenvironment

Education/Experience: A Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Applied Math, Computational Sciences, or closely related field is required.The candidate must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by commencement of the appointment and be within 5 years of completion of the Ph.D

Desired Qualifications:

  • Researchandpracticalexperienceindeeplearningwouldbeanadvantage,butisnot required

  • ExperienceinGPUandparallelcomputingwouldbeanadvantage,butisnotrequired

Note to Applicants:

In addition to submitting a CV, please submit a cover letter briefly addressing how you meet the job requirements and the desired skills. CV should include educational background with degree dates and GPAs with scale, experience and expertise, a list of peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations, competitive honors/awards, and contact information of four references.

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)

Additional Details

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

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

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.

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Vacancy Name: IRC82743
Organization Name T-5/Applied Mathematics and Plasma Physics
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Req ID: IRC82743
Category: Postdoc