Argonne National Laboratory Postdoctoral Appointee - Computational Mathematician in Lemont, Illinois

Postdoctoral Appointee - Computational Mathematician

Requisition Number: 2844 Location: Lemont, IL

Functional Area: Research and Development Division: MCS-Mathematics and Computer Science

Employment Category: Temporary 6 Months or Greater Education Required: Doctorate Degree

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The Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory seeks well-prepared candidates in applied mathematics, numerical analysis, optimization, numerical software, and statistics for multiple positions as postdoctoral fellows. More experienced candidates interested in working at Argonne should refer to this link: http://bit.ly/2eZsoRM .

The positions will address software/algorithm development and/or theory in areas of interest to the applied mathematics, numerical software, and statistics group. Candidates should have expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Nonlinear optimization, including mixed-integer, multiobjective, stochastic/robust, PDE-constrained, simulation-based, dynamics, derivative-free, and parallel/concurrent optimization
  • Machine learning, data analysis, and applied statistics
  • Statistical inference and analysis, sampling, spectral estimation
  • Stochastic processes, stochastic differential equations
  • Data assimilation, inverse problems
  • High-order methods for PDEs/CFD including spectral element methods
  • Numerical linear algebra focusing on highly scalable preconditioners including matrix-free methods
  • Numerical methods for ordinary and partial differential equations including error estimators and adjoints
  • Automatic/algorithmic differentiation

Applicants should have a doctorate degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics, or a related discipline.

Applicants should have documented and comprehensive expertise and/or experience in computational mathematics, computational science, or numerical libraries.

Programming expertise in C, Python, Fortran, or another programming language is highly desirable; experience with parallel computing, including MPI, OpenMP, or CUDA is desired.

Openings are available immediately, but there is flexibility in start dates. More information on applied mathematics work at Argonne may be found at http://www.mcs.anl.gov/group/applied-mathematics . Feel free to contact members of the applied mathematics group directly by email with specific questions.

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