Job Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate Position at Scientific Computation Research Center

Location of Position:
Troy, NY

Employing Institution:
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Description of Position::
The Scientific Computation Research Center ( at Rensselaer is seeking a highly motivated individual to develop unstructured mesh technologies, and associated software. The successful candidates must be able to interact with faculty and students at Rensselaer as well as computational physicists and computer scientist at partner universities and DOE laboratories.

Minimum Qualifications:
• PhD in Computational Physics, Computer/Computational Science, Applied Mathematics, or related engineering or science discipline • Have expertise in a subset of the following areas: Development and optimization of PIC methods, Simulation methods to model various fusion reactor physics, and/or Unstructured mesh technologies. • Experience in parallel programming and high performance computing • Good knowledge of FORTRAN, C and/or C++ programming languages and GNU/Linux operating system is required. • Knowledge of modern software engineering tools will be considered favorably.

Application Procedure:
Interested applicants should send a copy of their latest CV with a cover letter or email, names of at least three references. All applications should be submitted electronically and addressed to Prof. Mark Shephard ([email protected]).