Postdoctoral Researchers in Scientific HPC

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Daresbury, Warrington (GB)
Competitive salary and benefits.
04 Jan 2022
18 Jan 2022

Company description

For 75 years, IBM Research has been propelling innovation for IBM, from the first programmable computers to the quantum computers of today. More than anything, our goal is to catalyze and drive the advancements that shape our world. With more than 3,000 researchers across the globe, we are anticipating, examining, and inventing what’s next in science and technology every single day.

Your role and responsibilities

IBM Research seeks three postdoctoral researchers in scientific computing, with strong preference for candidates with backgrounds in gravitation, fluid dynamics, and scientific AI. You will join the newly-funded project “Discovering rare, extreme dynamics in large-scale computational models”, and work to make world-class, original contributions to the field of physics-informed AI.

Responsibilities include

  • Developing theoretical models and algorithms.
  • Collaborating with colleagues across IBM’s global research labs as well as academic partners and clients.
  • Publishing, presenting, and/or patenting research results.

The World is Our Laboratory: no matter where discovery takes place, IBM researchers push the boundaries of science, technology and business to make the world work better. IBM Research is a global community of forward-thinkers working towards a common goal: progress.


IBM Research Scientists are charting the future of Artificial Intelligence, creating breakthroughs in quantum computing, discovering how blockchain will reshape the enterprise, and much more. Join a team that is dedicated to applying science to some of today’s most complex challenges, whether it’s discovering a new way for doctors to help patients, teaming with environmentalists to clean up our waterways or enabling retailers to personalize customer service.

Required technical and professional expertise

  • A PhD in Physics or closely related field.
  • Proven hands on development of scientific software development in C/C++, Fortran, or Python.
  • Proven expertise in High Performance Computing.
  • A background in either gravitation or fluid dynamics (any subfield/application), documented by a publication record commensurate to your career stage.

Preferred technical and professional experience

  • Proven contributions to open-source software projects.
  • Proven expertise in collaborating with large, distributed teams.
  • Previous experience or motivation to work in industrial research, and/or an overlap with existing IBM research focus areas, such or AI and cloud computing.

Required education

Doctorate Degree

Preferred education

Doctorate Degree

About business unit

IBM Research at Daresbury is a small team of about 30 researchers who are working on a collaborative research programme with the UK Government and a number of industrial partners/collaborators/clients.

We are part of the global IBM research team of around 3,000 researcher based on 5 continents. The focus of our research is around the use of advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, high performance computing and modelling & simulation to provide solutions to industrial research challenges from a wide range of industries including manufacturing, pharmaceutical and aerospace.

Your life @ IBM

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About IBM

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Location statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being you @ IBM

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