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Predoctoral Researcher

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC188799728
Company Name
Argonne National Laboratory
Physical Address

Lemont, IL 60439
Job Description

The incumbent will conduct basic research in the area of data driven optimization and machine learning with a focus on time dependent methods as applied to weather forecasting, climate forecasting, and state estimation. The position involves balance between documentation, method designing, method prototyping, and validation and requires interaction with a diverse team of scientists and environmental and electrical engineers. The incumbent will be part of the of these positions are in conjunction with the MACSER project (Multifaceted Mathematics for Rare, High-Impact Events in Complex Energy and Environment Systems) https://www.mcs.anl.gov/MACSER : a multi-institution team that includes computational mathematicians, statisticians, climate model experts, engineers, and computer scientists.

Responsibilities:

Conducts basic research in machine learning and state estimation. Reports on results of research by publishing scholarly papers in scientific journals.

Develops methods for the machine learning solution of applied computational problems on power grid and environmental science on scalable parallel computers. Assures that innovative software embodies newly discovered techniques.

Collaborates with scientists within the division, and with scientists at Argonne on mathematical and computer science issues.

Position Requirements

This position requires in a Master’s Degree in a related field.

Job Family

Temporary Family

Job Profile

Predoctoral Appointee

Worker Type

Long-Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type

Full time

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and in accordance with our core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity and teamwork, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Argonne employees, and certain guest researchers and contractors, are subject to particular restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Sponsored or Affiliated Activities, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1A. You will be asked to disclose any such participation in the application phase for review by Argonne’s Legal Department.

All Argonne offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes an assessment of criminal conviction history conducted on an individualized and case-by-case basis. Please be advised that Argonne positions require upon hire (or may require in the future) for the individual be to obtain a government access authorization that involves additional background check requirements. Failure to obtain or maintain such government access authorization could result in the withdrawal of a job offer or future termination of employment.

Please note that all Argonne employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. All successful applicants will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination verification as a condition of employment, subject to limited legally recognized exemptions to COVID-19 vaccination.

Interested in translating science into innovation? Build your career at Argonne.

At Argonne, we view the world from a different perspective. Our scientists and engineers conduct world-class research in clean energy, the environment, technology, national security and more. We’re finding creative ways to prepare the world for a better future.

To learn more about Argonne’s benefits programs, amenities, and other employee programs, visit our main Careers (http://www.anl.gov/careers) site.

To learn more about the exciting science going on at Argonne, visit our Science and Technology (http://www.anl.gov/argonnes-science-and-technology) page.

To request a reasonable accommodation or for other application support, contact us anytime at careers@anl.gov or 630-252-2336.


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