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Postdoc Position, UQ, Univ of Liege, Belgium

A postdoc position in uncertainty quantification is available at the
Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering of the University
of Liege, Belgium.

The postdoc will join one or more collaborative projects aimed at
developing uncertainty quantification tools for addressing challenges
posed by uncertainties in one or more of the departmental focus areas
including (but not limited to) microelectromechanical systems, metal
forming, aerospace applications, energy applications, and
biomechanics.  Depending on his or her interest, the postdoc will have
the opportunity to investigate modeling challenges, work on algorithms
and high-performance-computing issues, or address application-oriented
aspects.

Candidates may contact Maarten Arnst (maarten.arnst@ulg.ac.be) to
obtain more information about this position, as well as to apply.

The position is a one-year position and is available with a starting
date in Fall 2013.

Postdoctoral Positions at Warwick University

Postdoctoral Opportunities

 

Inverse Problems and Data Assimilation

Two postdoctoral positions are available for 12 months, starting October 1st 2013, in the areas of inverse problems and data assimilation. You will join a research group in the area of Bayesian Inverse Problems in Differential Equations, led by Andrew Stuart of the Warwick Mathematics Institute. The work is supported by the ERC. You will receive support for computing resources and will have a light teaching load.

You will have experience and strong research potential in a number of the following research areas: Bayesian nonparametric statistics, filtering, data assimilation and inverse problems in PDEs.

For details on the application process please go to the official job advertisment.

For enquiries about the application process please contact the departmental personnel contact: Georgina.Copeland@warwick.ac.uk

Queries about the research activities should be directed to: Andrew Stuart, a.m.stuart@warwick.ac.uk

Postdoc Position, Scientific Computing, Michigan State Univ

The Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research at Michigan State University
(East Lansing, MI) has an open position for a post doctoral researcher
with sound expertise in computational science.  The position is
available immediately and is offered for two years.  The successful
candidate will be involved in the development of fault tolerant
algorithms that will be deployed on modern supercomputers.

Candidates should have a PhD degree in applied mathematics,
computational science and engineering, or a related field, with sound
programming experience in C/C++. The ideal candidate would also have a
decent publication record and parallel programming
skills. Applications are accepted through
http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/4340

Open position in Visualization & Simulation Analysis - Postdoc@CNRS, Paris, France

 

** Exa-scalable visual analysis for life & materials sciences **

* Project description *
(see also http://exaviz.simlab.ibpc.fr)
We are seeking a highly motivated candidate to design and implement a next
generation visualization platform for analysis of large-scale molecular
simulations. In particular, we target two grand challenge applications:
modeling a complete influenza virus and analyzing extensive simulations of
the GLIC receptor that we recently published in Nature and PNAS, two leading
journals. Project foundations were previously established, providing a well
defined framework to get started (FvNano). Using visual analytics approaches
and high performance interactive graphics, you will implement readily usable
state-of-art tools scaling up to the next generation of simulations. This
position is a unique training opportunity in a multi-disciplinary environment
in collaboration with four leading teams in France and two international
partners in the U.K. and in Germany.

* Research facilities *
The host laboratory participates in Equipex and Labex excellence in science
programs. As part of the CACSICE Equipex, the candidate will be involved in
building a large high-resolution display wall to boost the ExaViz project and
will have access to a state-of-art VR CAVE with 2-user adaptive stereoscopy
for immersion.

* About the host institute *
The "Institut de Biologie Physico-Chimique" was created in 1930 by the
Foundation Edmond de Rothschild. It is associated with the CNRS (Centre National
de la Recherche Scientifique), a leading international scientific institution
offering an exceptional environment to scientists early in their carreer, with
a dynamic international exposure animated by regular seminars and meetings.

Funding is available immediately.

* Qualification and experience *
A PhD or engineer degree in relevant fields (Computer Science, Chemistry/
Bioinformatics,..) and at least one publication in a peer reviewed journal or
at a leading conference are required. The successful applicant should have a
strong background in software development (visualization & graphics, shader
programming, virtual reality, real time applications) and be proficient with
latest hardware technologies. An extensive expertise in computer simulations,
in particular molecular dynamics is highly desirable. The candidate should
also be familiar with at least one modern programming language. Evidence of
the ability to undertake internationally competitive research generating
high quality publications is essential, as are good communication and
organisational skills.

When? 24 months starting ASAP
Where? Laboratoire de Biochimie Thorique, Paris, France
Salary: starting 2500 /month (before tax)
Team Leader: Marc Baaden
Websites: http://www.baaden.ibpc.fr -- http://exaviz.simlab.ibpc.fr

A PDF version of this job advertisement is available here:
http://exaviz.simlab.ibpc.fr/images/documents/pdoc_viz.pdf

Interested candidates should send a CV and a statement of research interests,
including the names of three referees with contact information, as PDF document
to baaden@smplinux.de.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biological Data Visualization - University of Colorado School of Medicine

 

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biological Data Visualization
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http://compbio.ucdenver.edu/goerg/postdoc-ad.pdf

The Computational Bioscience Program at the University of Colorado School of Medicine invites applications for an NLM (NIH) funded post-doctoral fellowship.  The successful candidate will conduct interdisciplinary research in biological data visualization and work closely with Dr. Carsten Görg and other faculty and researchers in the Computational Bioscience Program.  

A Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Computational Biology, or a related discipline, and being a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident are minimal requirements. The ideal candidate would also have a background in information visualization or visual analytics, and experience in visualizing and analyzing structured data, such as networks, as well as unstructured data, such as textual documents.  Programming skills in Java, web-based graphics development, and domain knowledge in biology are beneficial.  The candidate will have the opportunity to develop his/her research, publication, and presentation skills under mentorship from Dr. Görg. 

Start date: Immediately.  The initial appointment will be for a one-year period, with the possibility of a yearly extension to up to three years based upon performance.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Computational Biology, or a related discipline, and be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents.

Salary & Benefits: Successful candidates will be offered the NRSA specified stipend (based on years of experience), medical insurance, $2000 per year in travel support and $6500 per year in additional research-related expenses.

To apply: Send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of research interests to Carsten.Goerg@ucdenver.edu; also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the same email address.  Contact Dr. Görg for questions about the position or the program.

About the Computational Bioscience Program
The Computational Bioscience Program is home to twelve core faculty working in the areas of genomics, visualization, text mining, knowledge representation, network analysis, molecular evolution, phylogenetics, statistical methods, microarray, biomedical ontology, and other areas.  The School of Medicine is home to a broad array of outstanding research and instrumentation, including extensive DNA sequencing and microarray facilities.  We are housed on the first all-new medical campus of the 21st century, close to both the urban amenities of Denver and the beautiful Rocky Mountains.  For more information, please consult http://compbio.ucdenver.edu

UC Denver is an equal opportunity employer.  Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

VA Post-Doctoral and Informatics Fellowships

 

The Salt Lake City VA was recently funded as one of 15 VA Centers of Innovation in Health Services Research. This allows us to offer  a new  VA PhD Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Health Services Research in addition to our ongoing MD and PhD Informatics Fellowship.  Attached is a flier describing this opportunity. 

PDF of the PostDoc Position

Techion-Cornell Institute for Innovation at NYC

Postdoctoral Innovation Fellows Program

 

Call for Applications – March 2013

 

Introduction

 

The Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute (TCII) at Cornell NYC Tech is proud to announce a new

and unique postdoctoral fellowship program aimed at nurturing entrepreneurial efforts in deep

information-based technologies in New York City. The Postdoctoral Innovation Fellows Program

is open to persons with a PhD in a relevant technological discipline.

The TCII is a partnership between Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and Cornell

University, selected by the City of New York to bring a global perspective to graduate-level

research and education with an emphasis on technology transfer, commercialization and

entrepreneurship. As a key part of the new Cornell NYC Tech campus, TCII aims to grow the tech

eco-system in New York City.

 

See the TCII_FinalPostdoctoral_Innovation_Fellows_Program. for more details

 

 

 

Postdoc Position, Comp Sci Eng / Comp Biology

At the Research Center Juelich, we are seeking a highly motivated and
creative postdoc with sound expertise in computational science and
some background in biotechnology. This project is a collaboration
between the Biotechnology Institute (IBG-1) and the Juelich
Supercomputing Center (JSC).  The position is available immediately
and offered for 2 years. Juelich is Germany’s largest research center
with more than 5000 employees and hosts Europe’s largest supercomputer
JUQUEEN. The Biotechnology Institute has a long tradition in
industrial biotechnology and, in particular, biochemical network
modeling.

In the project, a multi-scale modeling approach will be applied for
bridging time and length scales between molecular mechanisms and
process outputs. A major task will be to evaluate and couple
simulation codes for Brownian dynamics (BD), cellular automata (CA)
and partial differential equations (PDE). Improving the scalability on
our supercomputers will also be an issue, in order to compute
realistically sized examples. The methods will then be used for
studying the impact of in-vivo diffusion and channeling of
macromolecules, geometry related effects at membrane surfaces and in
micro- channels, and related multi-scale phenomena.

Candidates should have a PhD degree in computational science and
engineering (CSE) or a related field, with sound programming
experience in C/C++. The ideal candidate would also have a decent
publication record, parallel programming skills, and some background
in statistical thermodynamics and/or computational
biology/biotechnology. Applications, containing the candidate's CV
with recent publications, a statement of current and future career
goals, and names of 3 referees should be sent by email to

Dr. Eric von Lieres (e.von.lieres@fz-juelich.de)

Postdoctoral Position in Data-intensive Analysis, Visualization, and Storage

 

Postdoctoral Position in Data-intensive Analysis, Visualization, and Storage
Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory
 
Join a vibrant multidisciplinary research team of computer scientists in suburban Chicago and discover parallel scalable algorithms for analysis, visualization, and storage of extreme-scale scientific data. We are funded by the DOE SciDAC Scientific Data Analysis and Visualization (SDAV) Center, the DOE Center for Exascale Simulation of Advanced Reactors (CESAR), and several other projects in cosmology, fluid dynamics, and materials science. Integrate your research into parallel simulations running on some of the world's largest supercomputers and collaborate with scientists at Argonne and in the international community. Our postdoc program, renewable annually for up to 3 years, provides a rare opportunity to grow your scientific skills while advancing your career and was recently recognized nationally (ranked 6th) in the Scientist Magazine's 2012 survey of 30 best US postdoc programs. 
 
The ideal candidate will have comprehensive knowledge in C/C++ programming under Unix/Linux, and experience in data analysis and/or scientific visualization, including one or more of the following: statistical analysis, graph analysis, data mining, visualization of scalar and vector multivariate data. Experience in software development for parallel computing is a plus. Candidates should have earned a Ph.D. in computer science within the past three years.
 
For more information, please visit:
and click on the Hiring link
 
To apply, please visit:

Postdoctoral Appointment - Data Centric HPC

 

http://web.anl.gov/jobsearch/detail.jsp?userreqid=320440+LCF&lsBrowse=POSTDOC

The candidate will work with a team of computer scientists, computational scientists and performance engineers at the ALCF on novel solutions for data-centric high-performance computing. The goal is to understand and develop programming models and runtime solutions to address the data needs of ALCF applications and in general data-intensive applications on current and future HPC platforms. Another key aspect would involve research and development of data-centric HPC architectures in close collaboration with vendors and applications. Additionally, the incumbent will collaborate with the High-Energy Physics Cosmology SciDAC Institute, the CESAR Exascale Co-Design Center, and the SDAV SciDAC Institute.  We invite interested postdocs to apply for LCF Requisition #320440

Postdoctoral Appointment - Visualization & Analysis

 

http://web.anl.gov/jobsearch/detail.jsp?userreqid=320448+LCF&lsBrowse=POSTDOC

The candidate will work with a team of computer scientists and computational scientists at the ALCF on novel solutions for large-scale data analysis and visualization. The goal is to understand and develop scalable data visualization and analysis algorithms and tools to address to the large and complex data characteristics of ALCF applications and in general data-intensive applications on current and future HPC platforms. Additionally, the incumbent will collaborate with JCESR energy hub, the SDAV SciDAC Institute, the CESAR Exascale Co-Design Center, and the High-Energy Physics Cosmology SciDAC Institute.  We invite interested postdocs to apply for LCF Requisition #320448.

Postdoctoral Position in Computer Vision Analysis of Growing Plants

 

We have a Postdoctoral scholar position in the Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Davis CA, USA, for a researcher in computer vision, image processing, image segmentation, or shape matching, to work on a project to understand the growth of tomato plants. The work includes multi-view stereo reconstruction, registration and joint analysis of multi-view stereo, thermal, and "pushbroom" multispectral imagery of growing plants, feature tracking in Micro Computed Tomography images of growing plant meristems, and developing models of plant growth, as well as helping to mentor two graduate students doing this research. The position is for 12 months, with a possible extension for up to 3 more months, and could start anytime in the calendar year 2013. Appointment as a postdoctoral scholar requires a doctoral degree (Ph.D., M.D.) or foreign equivalent (in this case, in Computer Science or a related filed such as Electrical Engineering or Mathematics). To apply, e-mail a CV to Nelson Max <max@cs.ucdavis.edu>. The abstract of our funded project is included below.

"In the near future, population increases combined with climate change are expected to place unprecedented demands on agriculture. Droughts are predicted to become more prevalent, nitrogen and phosphorous will become limiting, and saline environments may be accessed as arable land becomes depleted. Developing crop varieties to cope with such stresses under unpredictable climate conditions will require a nuanced understanding of genetic responses to environmental changes. Additionally, valuable water and fertilizer must be efficiently triaged to those plants facing the greatest deficit of resources. In this project, we will study responses to drought, salinity, and nitrogen and phosphorous deprivation in tomato, the second most valuable vegetable crop in California and worldwide. We will use RNA expression profiling to identify those genes most responsive to environmental stresses not only in domesticated tomato, but also its wild relatives, which may harbor sensitized responses to environmental change. We will develop high throughput methods to measure biochemical markers of stress, including remote multi-spectral sensing, thermal imaging, and stereo reconstruction. Additionally, we will analyze changes in the development and morphology of organs using Micro Computed Tomography to image the meristem and observe changes in leaves from their inception. We will direct our understanding of stress response towards the creation of genetically engineered tomato varieties that, from the outset of specific stresses, will visibly express a reporter, changing the color or structure of the plant. Such sentinel plants will allow the application of water and fertilizer as needed, rather than broadcasting these resources on potentially wasteful schedules."

Postdoctoral Fellow in the Cardiovascular Fluid Mechanics Laboratory

The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia
Tech and Emory University (Georgia Tech, Atlanta Campus) is seeking an
outstanding candidate to fill the position of Postdoctoral Fellow in
the Cardiovascular Fluid Mechanics Laboratory (CFM Lab).  This
position is available immediately.

The required qualifications are: Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering or a
related discipline, demonstrated experience in fluid-structure
interaction modeling (applications to the heart and cardiovascular
system are especially beneficial), excellent collaborative and
communication skills, strong proficiency in English.

The successful candidate will be contributing to a project that seeks
to develop and utilize an advanced fluid-structure interaction (FSI)
model of the mitral valve system to analyze the valve in the normal,
diseased, or repaired states. The project is being carried out in
collaboration between the Georgia Institute of Technology, the
University of Maine and Pacific Northwest National Laboratories.

Georgia Tech offers a competitive total compensation package.

Further information on this opening and on the CFM Lab can be found at
http://groups.bme.gatech.edu/groups/cfmg/group/home.htm

Interested applicants should forward by e-mail a cover letter,
curriculum vitae (please attach up to three recent publications), a
short description of career goals and the names, telephone numbers and
e-mail addresses of three professional references to
Dr. Ajit Yoganathan: ajit.yoganathan@bme.gatech.edu
and
Ms. Sandra Maffey: sandra.maffey@bme.gatech.edu

Postdoc Position in Optimization and Multiscale Analysis of Energy Materials

The Mathematics and Computer Science (MCS) Division at Argonne
National Laboratory invites outstanding candidates to apply for a
postdoctoral position to develop mathematical/algorithmic approaches
for merging engineering multiscale data arising in tomography and
fluorescence experiments from the Advanced Photon Source (APS). This
task includes the development of mathematical models for merging
multiscale data, extending image registration techniques based on
PDE-constrained optimization to bridge scales, and implementing these
methods in scalable libraries, such as Argonne’s Toolkit for Advanced
Optimization (TAO). The postdoc will also interact with APS scientists
and with computer scientists at MCS on data-related topics such as
parallel data models

The appointment will be in the Mathematics and Computer Science
Division, which has strong programs in scientific computing, software
tools, and computational mathematics. Candidates should be familiar
with C/C++ and have a background in one or more of the following:
optimization, scientific computing, data analysis, and machine
learning. Experience with parallel toolkits such as PETSc, or
large-scale optimization is a plus.

For further information about this position and the application
process, please see
http://web.anl.gov/jobsearch/detail.jsp?userreqid=320357+MCS

Sven Leyffer, Todd Munson, and Stefan Wild
MCS Division, Argonne National Laboratory

Postdoc Position, Scientific Computing, Univ College London

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in
Scientific Computing/Numerical Modelling. The successful candidate
will work as part of an interdisciplinary team across the UCL Centre
for Medical Image Computing and the UCL Department of Mathematics on
the development of numerical solvers for complex medical imaging
applications. In particular this involves

(i) The development of GPU based fast multipole methods for boundary
   element formulations as part of the BEM++ project (www.bempp.org),
   and its coupling to finite element libraries for the efficient
   solution of complex medical imaging problems.

(ii) The extension of the existing finite element codes to include
   adaptive meshing, a-posteriori error estimators, discontinuous
   Galerkin methods, and parallel solvers.

Candidates should have experience with finite element and or boundary
element methods. Software development experience in C++ is essential.

Further information is available at
https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/search_engine/jobs.cgi?owner=5041178&ownertype=fair&jcode=1312310

Informal enquiries may be addressed to:
Prof Simon Arridge (UCL CMIC), tel: +44(0)20 7679 3714
E-Mail: s.arridge@cs.ucl.ac.uk
Dr Timo Betcke (UCL Mathematics), tel: +44(0)20 3108 4068
E-Mail: t.betcke@ucl.ac.uk

The closing date for applications is 25 Mar 2013. The position is
initially funded until October 2014 with the possibility of extension
depending on available funding.

ELBE Postdoc Program in Dresden

 

The Max-Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG) and the MPI for the Physics of Complex Systems (MPI-PKS) in Dresden have formed a new Systems Biology Center that is particularly focused on combining genomics, image-based, and bio-physical approaches.  
We are beginning the next cycle of a fully-funded postdoctoral program and are seeking applicants.  

We kindly ask you to bring the attached one-page announcement to the attention of your students.

Best regards,
    Gene Myers
    Founding Director, The Systems Biology Center at Dresden
 

http://www.mpg-sysbio.de/jobs.html.

 

PostDoc in Visual Analytics and e-Visualization of Big Data, Groningen

 

The Scientific Visualization and Computer Graphics group of the Johann
Bernoulli Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science,
University of Groningen, The Netherlands, has a vacancy for a
postdoctoral researcher in the area of Visual Analytics within the
project "e-Visualization of Big Data".

More information can be found on the website
http://www.cs.rug.nl/svcg/Contact/Vacancies.

Postdoc Positions, CSRC, Beijing

CSRC (see http://www.csrc.ac.cn) is a newly established
multi-discipline center for basic research. The Lab of Applied
Mathematics at the Center invites applications from outstanding
candidates for three-four positions associated with the Center.

Postdoctoral positions are available in all areas of
applied and computational mathematics (see
http://www.csrc.ac.cn/joinus/ for more details).

Please send application materials to recruiting@csrc.ac.cn;

Application materials include but not limited to: a CV, publications
list plus 3-5 representative publications, a summary of research
accomplishments, a brief statement of research plan and start-up
budget, and the contact information of at least three referees.

Postdoc Position, UQ, KAUST

The Research Center on Uncertainty Quantification in Computational
Science and Engineering at King Abdullah University of Science and
Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia is currently looking for a post-
doctoral research associate. The postdoc will be involved in
activities dealing with stochastic modeling and numerics, verification
and validation, multiscale modeling, etc.

Candidates should have a PhD in Computational Engineering or Applied
Mathematics with expertise in one or more of the following areas: 1)
numerical solution of partial differential equations, 2) multiscale
modeling, 3) uncertainty quantification, 4) verification and
validation, 5) Bayesian statistics, 6) scientific computing.

Applications should be sent as a single PDF file that includes (a) a
detailed academic CV, (b) a research statement, (c) the contact
information of three references, and (d) three scientific articles to
Prof.  Tempone (raul.tempone@kaust.edu.sa) and Prof. Prudhomme
(serge@ices.utexas.edu). Questions about the position should be
directed to Drs. Prudhomme and Tempone.

Additional information about the position can be found at:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ii8utgg4gw7u8fo/postdoc_UQ_center.pdf

Institute of Computational Science, Faculty of Informatics, University of Lugano, Switzerland

A two-year postdoctoral position is available starting immediately in
the scientific computing group at the Institute of Computational
Science, Faculty of Informatics, University of Lugano, Switzerland.

The candidates must have demonstrated expertise in molecular dynamics,
dissipative particle dynamics or other particle based method, strong
programming skills (C/C++ and parallel computing preferred), and have
some background/interest in biology. The successful candidate will
participate in the development of methods and software for multiscale
modeling of cells and transport processes in cancer microcirculation.

Please email a cover letter and curriculum vitae including a list of
publication and contact information of three references to Professor
Pivkin (igor.pivkin@usi.ch).