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Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Computing Sciences at LLNL


The Computation Directorate at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is soliciting applications for the Sidney Fernbach Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Computing Sciences.  This fellowship will be awarded to one outstanding candidate with exceptional talent, scientific track record, and potential for significant achievements in computational mathematics, scientific computing, or computer science.  The fellowship is named after Sidney Fernbach, former Director of the Computation Department at LLNL and one of the pioneers in high performance scientific computing. The fellow will have the freedom to pursue their own research agenda under the guidance of an LLNL staff scientist who serves as a mentor.  The appointment will be for one year with a possible renewal for a second year.  

Successful candidates will work in a cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research environment with accomplished researchers and will also have access to Livermore Computing's world-class HPC environment.  Fellows will receive a highly competitive salary, moving expenses, and a professional travel allowance. 

LLNL is a premier research and development institution for science and technology applied to national security that has been a leader in scientific and high-performance computing for decades.  The Computation Directorate in the laboratory conducts world-class, collaborative scientific research and development in high performance computing, computational physics, numerical mathematics, computer science, and data science.  Major research thrust areas include scalable algorithms and software for linear and nonlinear solvers, partial differential equations, adaptive mesh refinement, verification and uncertainty quantification, large-scale data analysis, scientific visualization, performance tools, programming models, and compiler analysis. 

Interested applicants can find more information about eligibility, benefits, and the application process on the Fernbach Fellowship web page (  Deadline for application is November 1, 2013.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is managed by Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC. for the National Nuclear Security Administration within the Department of Energy.  We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to workforce diversity.
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