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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Post Doctorate RA - Data Science (Machine Learning and Deep Learning) in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 310477

Directorate: National Security

Division: Computing & Analytics

Group: Data Sciences and Analytics

Job Description

Three postdoctoral positions are available in the Data Sciences and Analytics Group at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). At PNNL we seek to find solutions to national security problems using machine learning and deep learning. The appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

We are looking for a motivated person with excellent skills in applied machine learning, deep learning, statistics or deep domain knowledge willing to grow into machine learning. Strong communication skills to successfully collaborate with the other members of the group, and a strong working knowledge of both oral and written English are required.

These positions will be located either in Richland, WA or Seattle, WA. Work location will be determined based on the business need.

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

  • Effective written and oral communication is required

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate effectively on diverse teams are required.

  • Record of research accomplishments required, peer-reviewed publications.

  • Proven ability to work independently and to quickly adapt to new scientific environments

Preferred Education

Computer science or related field.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at

Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from participation in certain foreign government talent recruitment programs. If you are offered a position at PNNL and are currently a participant in a foreign government talent recruitment program you will be required to disclose this information before your first day of employment.

Directorate: National Security

Job Category: Post-Graduates and Post-Docs

Group: Data Sciences & Analytics

Opening Date: 2020-02-11

Closing Date: 2020-02-18