Computational Science Postdoctoral Scholar - 96330
Organization: AM-Applied Mathematics and Computational Research
Berkeley Lab\\\'s (LBNL, https://www.lbl.gov/) Scalable Solvers Group in the Applied Mathematics and Computational Research Division (https://crd.lbl.gov/divisions/amcr/) has an opening for a Computational Science Postdoctoral Scholar in the area of plasma simulation and machine learning. The project involves the development of alternatives to particle-in-cell algorithms, as well as machine learning based surrogate simulators for kinetic modeling of particle accelerators and fusion devices.
What You Will Do:
• Develop efficient first-principle algorithms for kinetic plasma simulation of particle accelerators and fusion devices.
• Develop physics-informed machine learning algorithms as surrogate simulators for particle accelerators and fusion devices.
• Develop high-performance machine learning packages that can be integrated with existing particle-in-cell or fluid-based codes.
• Work in a multidisciplinary team environment including mathematicians, computer scientists, and domain scientists.
• Write peer-reviewed journal articles and attend international/domestic conferences.
What is Required:
• Ph.D. in Mathematics, Computer Science, Computational Science, Physics, Engineering, or equivalent.
• Expertise in computational electromagnetics or plasma simulation with at least one of the following experiences: particle-in-cell, boundary element method, time-domain simulation, and fast analytical or algebraic algorithms.
• Proficiency in a high-performance programming language including C/C++/Fortran and MPI.
• Knowledge of machine learning algorithms and fast numerical linear algebra.
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• This is a full-time, 2 year postdoctoral appointment with the possibility of renewal based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds and ongoing operational needs. You must have less than 3 years of paid postdoctoral experience. Salary for Postdoctoral positions depends on years of experience post-degree.
• This position is represented by a union for collective bargaining purposes.
• Salary will be predetermined based on postdoctoral step rates.
• This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.
• Work may be performed on-site, hybrid, full-time telework modes. Work must be performed within the United States.
How To Apply
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