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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Post Masters RA - Data Science and Machine Learning in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 309421

Directorate: National Security

Division: Computing & Analytics

Group: Data Sciences & Analytics

Job Description

A post-masters internship position is available in the Data Sciences and Analytics Group at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Data science at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) addresses critical national and global issues by applying scientific and mathematical techniques to advance scientific frontiers and communicating the finding to our sponsors and the academic community. Research of interest includes the development, implementation, and resulting analyses of machine learning models, uncertainty analysis, few-shot learning, data management and optimization methods.

We are looking for a motivated person with excellent skills in applied machine learning, deep learning, and reinforcement learning. The candidate should have completed a Masters program in applied mathematics, computer science, or related field with experience in applied math, machine learning, deep learning, reinforcement learning, or computer vision. Proven abilities to quickly adapt to new scientific environments are essential for this position. 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.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have received a Master’s degree within the past 24 months or within the next 8 months from an accredited college or university. Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 required.

U.S. citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications

The following skills are also desired:

• familiar with existing deep learning and machine learning libraries (e.g., TensorFlow, Keras, scikit-learn, and PyTorch).

• experience applying machine learning to domain specific applications, such as image classification, text classification, few shot learning, reinforcement learning, etc.

• ability to contribute that knowledge to novel research tasks and write publications

Preferred Education

Masters Degree in Computer Science, Applied Math, Cognitive 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

Directorate: National Security Dir

Job Category: Post-Graduates and Post-Docs

Group: Data Sciences & Analytics

Opening Date: 2019-05-31

Closing Date: 2019-06-21