Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Post Doctorate RA - Computational Engineering in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 306067

Directorate: Physical & Computational Sciences

Division: Advanced Comput, Math & Data

Group: Computational Engineering


Job Description

Computational Mathematics Group at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is looking for a postdoctoral researcher with a strong background in computational mechanics and material sciences, multi-scale and multi-physics simulations in predicting micro- and macro-scopic properties of structural materials. Strong computational capabilities and solid background in applying mathematics "first-principles" in materials and engineering applications. Familiar with commercial simulation packages such as ABAQUS, MARC, ANSYS, etc. Knowledge of texture, self-consistent modeling, crystal plasticity finite element modeling is a plus. Must possess leadership potential; preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated, successful, leadership experience. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on projects solving problems in a large variety of areas including advanced materials, alternative energy technologies, energy efficiency and transportation. In addition, the selected candidate will have opportunities for marketing and original research applying computational mechanics, mathematics and material science to solve science and engineering problems.


Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have received a PhD within the past five years (60 months) or within the next 8 months from an accredited college or university.


Preferred Qualifications

PhD in materials science and engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, applied mechanics, applied mathematics or related discipline plus 1-2 years relevant experience and a corresponding technical publication record.


Equal Employment Opportunity

PNNL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse, talented workforce. EOE Disability/Vet/M/F/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Staff at PNNL must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.


Directorate: Physical & Computational Sci's

Job Category: Post-Graduates and Post-Docs

Group: Computational Engineering

Opening Date: 2016-11-29

Closing Date: 2016-12-14