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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Post Doctorate RA - Data Sciences in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 309611

Directorate: Physical & Computational Sciences

Division: Advanced Comput, Math & Data

Group: Data Sciences

Job Description

The position will involve fundamental research in developing scalable machine-learning algorithms for dynamical systems. The applicant will be working on topics such as development of representation learning methods for dynamical systems, and developing deep reinforcement learning approaches for predicting the evolution of dynamical systems.

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

  • Reinforcement learning, control of large-scale interconnected systems is required.

  • Strong background in power systems is preferred but not required.

  • Proficiency in PyTorch/Tensorflow, OpenAI Gym will be considered a strong plus.

PhD in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science

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

Directorate: Physical & Computational Sci's

Job Category: Post-Graduates and Post-Docs

Group: Data Sciences

Opening Date: 2019-08-16

Closing Date: 2019-08-23