Los Alamos National Laboratory Deep Learning Graduate Research Associate in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The T-5 Applied Mathematics and Plasma Physics Group in Theoretical Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) has an immediate opening for a creative and resourceful Graduate Research Associate with strong deep learning, programming and computational science skills. As a Research Associate, the selected candidate will develop novel deep learning techniques and apply them to various applications such as image analysis, time-series classification, and event detection. The term of the appointment is 1 to 2 years; depending on the performance and funding availability, there are opportunities to extend the appointment by transitioning to other types of LANL positions.
The Research Associate program offers graduate interns the opportunity to participate in the GRA program after receiving a Master's degree. This category applies to those interns who have been awarded an advanced degree within the past three years. Research Associate interns may remain in this category for up to two years. We offer competitive compensation and value the contributions of all team members. Be a part of our very important national security mission by joining the Laboratory today!
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Record of proficiency in deep learning frameworks such as PyTorch, TensorFlow, Caffe2, or Keras
Record of proficiency in Python
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team, with good communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new skills and knowledge in a fast-paced research environment
Experience in application and development of imagery analysis, computer vision, and signal processing applications
Can provide a sample code of previous work
Publication record in high-impact journals, top-tier machine learning and related conferences would be a significant advantage
Completion of a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computational Sciences, or a related field within the past 3 years.
Cumulative GPA of at least a 3.2 is required.
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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:
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§ 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)
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Appointment Type GRA GRA
Vacancy Name: IRC86144
Organization Name T-5/ Applied Mathematics And Plasma Physics
Req ID: IRC86144
Category: Student - Graduate