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Argonne National Laboratory Postdoctoral Appointee - Numerical Optimization in Lemont, Illinois

The Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory seeks candidates for a postdoctoral position in numerical optimization. In this role you will perform research in the design, analysis, and implementation of algorithms for solving optimization problems that arise in a variety scientific domains. Applications include, but are not limited to, problems in quantum information sciences and high-energy physics. Knowledge of these specific domains is not prerequisite.

Research will be performed in close collaboration with leading scientists in applied mathematics and computer science. Researchers will have access to cutting-edge extreme-scale computing facilities. Argonne provides a collaborative, open-science environment where scientists from various disciplines are engaged in solving challenging fundamental and practical problems. We seek diversity in backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

For more information on the applied mathematics, numerical software, and statistics group at Argonne, see

Position Requirements

  • Recent or soon-to-completed PhD (typically within the last 0-3 years) in applied mathematics, statistics, computer science, industrial engineering or related field

  • Interest in contributing to numerical software development

  • Experience in numerical optimization

  • Ability to model Argonne's core values of impact, respect, integrity, safety and teamwork

Job Family

Postdoctoral Family

Job Profile

Postdoctoral Appointee

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Long-Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type

Full time

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