: We are seeking a Postdoctoral Appointee with a focus in computational materials science to perform multiscale simulations of materials combined with data\-mining/artificial intelligence methods in support of research projects in aging of materials in extreme environments \(radiation, corrosion\)\. Simulation tools include molecular dynamics, cluster dynamics, and phase field methods\. On any given day, you may be called on to: + Design, run, and analyze high\-throughput simulations as part of a collaborative team under the mentorship of world\-leading experts in the field+ Work independently and as an active and efficient teammate Required: + PhD, conferred within 5 years prior to employment, in physics, chemistry, materials science, or related discipline+ Good interpersonal skills as evidenced by a record of publication of results in peer\-reviewed journals and external presentations at scientific conferences+ Experience with atomistic simulation methods, including molecular dynamics or Monte Carlo methods+ Experience with mesoscale methods, including cluster dynamics and phase field+ Experience with high\-performance computing platforms and parallel computing+ Experience in data analytics Desired: + Experience with large\-scale atomistic simulations nanostructured systems using the LAMMPS code+ Experience with R+ Experience with Dakota+ Experience with Machine Learning+ Experience in UNIX/Linux environment and with programming in either Fortran and/or C/C\+\++ Ability to obtain and maintain a DoE clearance Department Description: The Nanostructure Physics department \(01881\) is one of two departments at Sandia that are a part of The Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies \(CINT\)\. CINT is a Department of Energy/Office of Science Nanoscale Science Research Center operating as a national user facility devoted to establishing the scientific principles that govern the design, performance, and integration of nanoscale materials\. Through its core facility in Albuquerque and gateway facility at Los Alamos, CINT provides users from academia, industry, and government labs, open access to the tools and expertise needed to explore the continuum from scientific discovery to the integration of nanostructures into the micro\- and macro world\. CINT is an equal partnership between Sandia National Laboratories and Los Alamos National Laboratory\. 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: This position does not currently require a Department of Energy \(DOE\)\-granted security clearance\. Sandia will conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and 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: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status\. : 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\.
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About Sandia National Laboratories
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, biotechnology, 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.