: We are seeking a Postdoctoral Appointee to conduct fundamental algorithm research, object\-oriented software development, and development and application of methodologies in the broad area of optimization and uncertainty quantification\. Areas of interest in algorithms R&D include, for example, numerical optimization, large\-scale inverse problems, statistical inference, PDE\-constrained and risk\-averse optimization, design\-of\-experiments, multilevel and multifidelity methods, and random field modeling\. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: + Publish research results in reports and leading technical journals and present at technical workshops and conferences+ Implement research results, when appropriate, into our Rapid Optimization Library \(ROL\), Trilinos, and/or Dakota software toolkits+ Work in a team with other staff, engineers, and scientists Required: + PhD in Engineering, Statistics or related discipline conferred within the last 5 years+ Demonstrated programming skills with relevant software development experience+ Strong publication record as evidenced by submissions in peer\-reviewed scholarly articles, issued patents, technical books, and conferences Desired: + Excellent written and oral communication skills+ Experience in scientific computing and numerical methods for partial differential equations, particularly finite\-element methods+ Experience and/or training in one or more engineering application areas, such as engineering mechanics, shock physics, electromagnetics, or circuits+ Understanding of formal software quality engineering principles+ Knowledge of advanced HPC architectures and operating systems Department Description: The Optimization and Uncertainty Quantification Department is housed within Sandia's Center for Computing Research \( https://cfwebprod\.sandia\.gov/cfdocs/CompResearch/index\.cfm \)\. The department's mission is to provide leadership in the research, development, and application of scientific optimization and UQ algorithms and software, in support of Sandia's many mission areas\. Staff members work in a collaborative, highly multidisciplinary, team\-based environment\. The department is produces several open source, scientific software packages including Dakota \( https://dakota\.sandia\.gov \) and ROL \(Rapid Optimization Library – https://trilinos\.org/packages/rol/ \)\. Broad partnerships are maintained at many levels, and collaborations are actively carried out with other government institutions, universities and industry\. The department frequently hosts students and faculty from world\-class universities for extended visits through the Computer Science Research Institute \(CSRI; see http://www\.cs\.sandia\.gov/CSRI/ \)\. About Sandia: Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting\-edge work in a broad array of areas\. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs: + Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide+ Extraordinary co\-workers+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance\* _World\-changing technologies\. Life\-changing careers\._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www\.sandia\.gov \*These benefits vary by job classification\. Security Clearance: No clearance required\. This position does not currently require a Department of Energy \(DOE\)\-granted security clearance\. Sandia will conduct a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record checks, and employment and education verifications\. Further, employees in New Mexico must pass a U\.S\. Air Force background screen for access to the work site\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause access to be denied or terminated, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\. If hired without a clearance, and one subsequently becomes required or you bid on positions that require a DOE\-granted security clearance, a pre\-processing background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications may be conducted prior to a required federal background investigation\. Applicants for DOE\-granted security clearances must be U\.S\. citizens and be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate DOE security clearance as required for the position\. EEO Statement: Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT : This postdoctoral position is a temporary position for up to one year, which may be renewed at Sandia's discretion up to five additional years\. The PhD must have been conferred within five years prior to employment\. Individuals in postdoctoral positions may bid on regular Sandia positions as internal candidates, and in some cases may be converted to regular career positions during their term if warranted by ongoing operational needs, continuing availability of funds, and satisfactory job performance\.
Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation with major facilities in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Livermore, California. We are a world-class team of scientists, engineers, technologists, post docs, and visiting researchers all focused on cutting-edge technology, ranging from homeland defense, global security, bio...technology, and environmental preservation to energy and combustion research, computer security, and nuclear defense. To learn more, please visit our website at www.sandia.gov. We are searching for a Manager for the Semiconductor Device Sciences Department for the Albuquerque facility. Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Security Clearance.