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Computational Postdoctoral Researcher in Additive Manufacturing

Employer
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Location
Livermore, California, (US)
Salary
Competitive
Posting live until
21 Mar 2023

Job Details

Company Description

Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States’ security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.

We are looking for individuals that demonstrate an understanding of working in partnership with team peers, who engage, advocate, and contribute to building an inclusive culture, and provide expertise to solve challenging problems.

Pay Range

$108,600 - $126,720 Annually

Please note that the pay range information is a general guideline only. Many factors are taken into consideration when setting starting pay including education, experience, the external labor market, and internal equity.

Job Description

We have an opening for a Postdoctoral Research Staff Member. The Thermal Fluids Group seeks to develop predictive computational models and software tools for applications in additive manufacturing.

If you are interested in career development, this is the perfect opportunity for you. Time is also available for completing journal articles for submission, learning new methods or programming. This position is in the Computational Engineering Division (CED) within the Engineering Directorate.

In this role you will

  • Conduct research and development with computational tools in one or more of the following areas: computational geometry, heat transfer, thermal sensors, laser physics, multi-physics simulation, and/or machine learning.
  • Design and implement software and perform data analysis applied to additive manufacturing.
  • Design efficient algorithms and implement them to minimize compute time, reduce resource cost, and increase prediction accuracy.
  • Pursue complementary research interests and interact with a broad spectrum of scientists internally and externally.
  • Process and analyze experimental data for model development, model validation, and model calibration.
  • Collaborate with others in a multidisciplinary team environment to accomplish research goals.
  • Publish research results in peer-reviewed scientific or technical journals and present results at external conferences seminars and/or technical meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

  • PhD in Engineering, Physics, Applied Science, or related field.
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: engineering, physics, machine learning, high performance computing.
  • Experience developing independent research projects as demonstrated through publication of peer-reviewed literature.
  • Comprehensive knowledge in analysis, modeling, and/or simulation tools (e.g. CFD, FEA).
  • Ability to thrive autonomously; be proactive in solving inevitable roadblocks, have a persistent attitude, and self-train when necessary.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills to collaborate effectively in a team environment and present and explain technical information.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a collaborative, multidisciplinary team environment.


Qualifications We Desire

  • Experience with Linux and programming languages such as Python, C, C++.
  • Experience in writing technical reports, journal articles, and high-quality research proposals.
  • Project management and communication skills.


Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Position Information

This is a Postdoctoral appointment with the possibility of extension to a maximum of three years, open to those who have been awarded a PhD at time of hire date.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?



Security Clearance

None required. However, if your assignment is longer than 179 days cumulatively within a calendar year, you must go through the Personal Identity Verification process. This process includes completing an online background investigation form and receiving approval of the background check. (This process does not apply to foreign nationals.)

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position must pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing all with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

We invite you to review the Equal Employment Opportunity posters which include EEO is the Law and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Reasonable Accommodation

Our goal is to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates applying and interviewing at the Laboratory. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please use our online form to submit a request.

California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.

Company

LLNL digital

For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place. Its defining responsibility is ensuring the safety, security and reliability of the nation’s nuclear deterrent. Yet LLNL’s mission is broader than stockpile stewardship, as dangers ranging from nuclear proliferation and terrorism, to energy shortages and climate change threaten national security and global stability. The Laboratory’s science and engineering are being applied to achieve breakthroughs for counter-terrorism and non-proliferation, defense and intelligence, energy and environmental security.

Why work for us
LLNL is a recognized Glassdoor Best Places to Work where we stress work–life balance, an excellent 401K, medical, dental and vision benefits, paid leave and flexible work schedules.

Training and development
LLNL’s Education Assistance Program offers support to qualified employees who wish to pursue an academic degree, job-related course work, or a certificate program in a field that is pertinent to the mission of the Laboratory. Support may include reimbursement for tuition, lab, and registration fees. Several on-site university programs make learning even more convenient for employees.

What we are looking for
We offer opportunities in a variety of fields in science and technology. We are home to a diverse population of professionals that includes staff and postdoctoral researchers.


Location
Livermore, CA, USA

Number of employees
9000+

Pre-requisites
Eligible to work in the US

How to apply
Apply online at careers.llnl.gov

Closing date
All year round

Contact
E-mail careers@llnl.gov
llnl.gov

Company info
Website
Location
7000 East Avenue
Livermore
CA 94550
United States

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