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Argonne National Laboratory Postdoctoral Appointee – Machine Learning for Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics in Lemont, Illinois

Postdoctoral Appointee – Machine Learning for Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics

Requisition Number: 405524 Location: Lemont, IL

Functional Area: Research and Development Division: LCF-Leadership Computing Facility

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

Level (Grade): 700 Shift: 8:30 - 5:00 Share: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter

We invite you to apply for a Postdoctoral Appointee position with our Leadership Computing Facility Division (LCF).

In this role you will:

  • Research and develop a scientific workflow targeting our forthcoming exascale supercomputer, Aurora.
  • The position is with a project under ALCF’s Aurora Early Science Program, which combines the efforts of multi-institutional investigator teams with ALCF staff and Aurora vendor applications experts.

We expect you to have:

  • A PhD + 0-3 years in computational sciences including physics, and engineering, or in a related field.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of numerical methods, parallel programming, machine learning/deep learning methods and frameworks.
  • Comprehensive experience programming in one or more programming languages such as C, C++, and Python.
  • Knowledge of parallel algorithms, distributed memory architectures, and parallel performance evaluation of domain specific implementations.
  • Ability to create, maintain, and support high-quality software.
  • An ideal candidate would have published their scientific software in a public repository (e.g. GitHub).
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Independent judgment and critical thinking.
  • This job description documents the general nature and level of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities required of job incumbent. Consequently, job incumbent may be required to perform other duties as assigned.

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