The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
14 days old
2017-11-282017-12-29

Postdoctoral Appointee on UQ in Computational Models

Livermore, CA
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The Reacting Flow Research Department at Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore, CA seeks a postdoctoral researcher with a strong computational science background who will pursue research in the development and application of software tools for uncertainty quantification \(UQ\) in computational models\.



On any given day, you may be called on to:



+ Be part of a multi\-disciplinary multi\-institutional team and will focus on the development of advanced algorithms and software for UQ in computational models, and on their application in computational modeling of material damage in high\-energy environments;

+ Work under the supervision of one or more research staff, and collaborate with other researchers at Sandia, other National Laboratories, and in academia\. Our research programs have strong impact and broad recognition within the academic research community, as well as relevant contributions to the long\-term energy and environmental mission objectives of the U\.S\. Department of Energy\.



Required:



+ PhD in Engineering, Computer Science, Physical Sciences, or Applied Mathematics;

+ Expertise in uncertainty quantification and scientific computing\.



Desired:



+ Strong verbal and written communication skills;

+ Ability to work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary research team;

+ Expertise in C\+\+ object oriented software development and in modeling of material damage in high\-energy environments\.



Department Description:



Experimental and computational modeling studies of reacting flow phenomena relevant to combustion processes\.



About Sandia:



Sandia National Laboratories is the nations premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting\-edge work in a broad array of areas\. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:



+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide

+ Extraordinary co\-workers

+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world

+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities

+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance\*



_World\-changing technologies\. Life\-changing careers\._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www\.sandia\.gov



\*These benefits vary by job classification\.



Security Clearance:



This position does not currently require a Department of Energy \(DOE\)\-granted security clearance\.



Sandia will conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record checks, and employment and education verifications\. Further, employees in New Mexico must pass a U\.S\. Air Force background screen for access to the work site\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause access to be denied or terminated, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.



If hired without a clearance, and one subsequently becomes required or you bid on positions that require a DOE\-granted security clearance, a pre\-processing background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications may be conducted prior to a required federal background investigation\. Applicants for DOE\-granted security clearances must be U\.S\. citizens and be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate DOE security clearance as required for the position\.



EEO Statement:



Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT



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This postdoctoral position is a temporary position for up to one year, which may be renewed at Sandia's discretion up to five additional years\. The PhD must have been conferred within five years prior to employment\.



Individuals in postdoctoral positions may bid on regular Sandia positions as internal candidates, and in some cases may be converted to regular career positions during their term if warranted by ongoing operational needs, continuing availability of funds, and satisfactory job performance\.

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