• Postdoctoral Appointee - Computer Systems

    Argonne National LaboratoryLemont, IL 60439

    Job #1471500586

  • Postdoctoral Appointee - Computer Systems

    Requisition Number: 409427 Location: Lemont, IL

    Functional Area: Research and Development Division: MCS-Mathematics and Computer Science

    Employment Category: Temporary 6 Months or Greater Education Required: Not Indicated

    Level (Grade): 700 Shift: 8:30 - 5:00 Share: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter

    The Mathematics and Computer Science Divison at Argonne National Laboratory seeks well-prepared candidates for a postdoctoral position in computer systems to explore energy efficiency of accelerators available in an AI Testbed. The successful candidate will be performing computer systems research and development for cutting-edge architectures. This work will include experimental research to explore the performance and power requirements for different AI-enabled science kernels on different AI accelerators. The successful candidate will actively collaborate with computer scientists and domain scientists and have the opportunity to build an independent research program.

    Ideal candidates are expected to have in-depth knowledge of computer architecture and experience in machine/deep learning, high-performance computing, scientific computing as well as programming experience in Python, Tensorflow, and Keras. Should possess good communication skills both verbal and written in addition to software development experiences with computational and data-intensive science problems.

    Desirable knowledge and skills include the ability to understand computer systems based upon architectural specifications, experience in computer architecture research, knowledge of parallel programming models such as OpenMP or MPI, and the ability to provide project leadership as well as have collaborative skills including the ability to work well with other laboratories and universities, supercomputer centers and industry.

    A recent PhD is required for this role and must have been completed within 3 years, or soon to be completed.

    Applicants should provide contact information of three references in their application.

    As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and in accordance with our core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity and teamwork, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Argonne employees, and certain guest researchers and contractors, are subject to particular restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Sponsored or Affiliated Activities, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1A. You will be asked to disclose any such participation in the application phase for review by Argonne's Legal Department.

    All Argonne offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes an assessment of criminal conviction history conducted on an individualized and case-by-case basis. Please be advised that Argonne positions require upon hire (or may require in the future) for the individual be to obtain a government access authorization that involves additional background check requirements. Failure to obtain or maintain such government access authorization could result in the withdrawal of a job offer or future termination of employment.