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Argonne National Laboratory Computational Mathematician for Numerical PDEs and Scientific Computing RD5/RD6 in Lemont, Illinois

Computational Mathematician for Numerical PDEs and Scientific Computing RD5/RD6

Requisition Number: 408512 Location: Lemont, IL

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

Employment Category: Regular Shift: 8:30 - 5:00

Level (Grade): RD5 Share: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter

The Laboratory for Applied Mathematics, Numerical Software, and Statistics (LANS) in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne is seeking a research staff member in the area of partial differential equations (PDEs), numerical software, and scientific computing. The staff member will perform basic research in mathematics and computer science and will build computational tools and methods for the solution of computational science problems on distributed and/or scalable parallel computers.

Required skills:

  • A Master's or Doctorate degree in computer science, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or a related discipline
  • Documented and comprehensive expertise in numerical analysis, computational science, or high-performance computing
  • Experience developing algorithms and software libraries for the scalable solution of PDEs
  • Potential to provide project leadership and generate outside funding for research

Desired but not required:

  • Experience using software libraries with science and engineering application codes
  • Experience with the Portable Extensible Toolkit for Scientific computation (PETSc) package
  • Experience with the discretization of PDEs and the solution of linear and nonlinear systems arising from PDEs

This position may be hired at either of the two levels, based on the following minimum qualifications:

  • RD5: Bachelor’s and 15+ years, Master’s and 12+ years, or Doctorate and 10+ years, or equivalent
  • RD6: Bachelor’s and 20+ years, Master’s and 15+ years, or Doctorate and 15+ years, or equivalent

The appointment level will be commensurate with experience; earlier career applicants are encouraged to apply to the associated RD2-RD3 posting (Requisition #408511).

Openings are available immediately, but there is flexibility in start dates for highly qualified candidates. More information on applied mathematics, numerical software, and statistics work at Argonne may be found at .

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