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Postdoctoral Scholar - Data Science & Technology Department (Computational Research)

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Postdoctoral Fellow
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Berkeley Lab’s Data Science and Technology (DST) department in the Computational Research Division has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow. The DST department projects span a diverse set of activities, ranging from data management; data movement; statistical, topological, and geometric analysis; computer vision; visualization; user-interface design; usability; and end-to-end data-intensive system architecture and deployment.


About the Lab:

Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.


What You Will Do:

  • Research, development, and coding of new and existing algorithms, tools and technologies to meet data-intensive, data-driven science challenges.

  • Evaluation of  existing and new techniques and results.

  • Work in a multidisciplinary team environment, including backgrounds in biology, ecology, earth sciences, statistics, physics, nuclear science, cosmology, energy technologies, and computer science.

  • Author peer-reviewed journal articles and contribute to grant proposals.


What is Required:

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field.

  • Graduate Student or Postdoctoral research experience in one or more areas:  human computer interaction; data management; data models/formats; data movement; provenance; workflow tools; computational statistics/geometry/topology; computer vision and image analysis; scientific and/or information visualization; software design for distributed and/or parallel HPC systems; software performance analysis and optimization.

  • Experience working in a collaborative environment.

  • Established record of peer reviewed publications.

  • Proven experience writing and/or adapting software.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Keen interest in solving science challenges.

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with scientific programming languages (e.g., Python, R, C/C++, Fortran) and parallel languages and execution environments (e.g., MPI, OpenMP, OpenCL, CUDA).

  • Experience with front-end programming languages (e.g., Javascript), frameworks (e.g., Backbone, Angular), and visualization tools (e.g., D3, Highcharts, SVG).

  • Experience with scientific data sets, formats, or types.

  • Experience as part of a multidisciplinary, collaborative team that includes computer/computational scientists and domain scientists.


The posting shall remain open until the position is filled, however for full consideration, please apply by close of business on December 20, 2018.


Notes:

  • This is a full time two-year postdoctoral appointment with the possibility of renewal based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds and ongoing operational needs. You must have less than 3 years paid postdoctoral experience. Salary for Postdoctoral positions depends on years of experience post-degree.

  • Full-time, M-F, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.

  • Salary will be predetermined based on postdoctoral step rates.

  • This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

  • Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4.  Click here to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."


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Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4. Click here to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."

 

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