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Senior Research Scientist, Beyond Moore

Date: Jun 15, 2021

Location: Oak Ridge, TN, US, 37831

Company: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Requisition Id 4336 

 

 

Overview

 

The Beyond Moore Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory is seeking a highly motivated senior scientist to explore novel computing technology for science.

 

Specific areas of interest include:

  • Neuromorphic computing
  • Cryogenic computing
  • Analog computing
  • Silicon photonics
  • Carbon-nanotube based devices
  • Alternative memory devices

 

This position is part of the Advanced Computing Section within the Computer Science and Mathematics Division (CSM).

The Advanced Computing Section explores the impact that fundamental changes in computing technologies and systems will have on the DOE and ORNL mission.

Our work has been sponsored by DOE, DARPA, NSF, and others, and has resulted in numerous awards including ACM Gordon Bell prizes, Best Paper awards, and Early Career recognition.

CSM delivers fundamental and applied research capabilities in a wide range of areas, including applied mathematics and computer science, experimental computing systems, scalable algorithms and systems, artificial intelligence and machine learning, data management, workflow systems, analysis and visualization technologies, programming systems and environments, and system science and engineering.

  

Major Duties/Responsibilities

 

We are seeking a recognized leader in their area of technical expertise that will initiate, lead and perform independent R&D on an ongoing basis.  

Responsibilities for this position include working closely with the project team to create, evaluate, and publish novel research ideas, supervise and mentor students, and collaborate with our partners and sponsors. Research activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Rapid prototyping and evaluation of experimental systems, including hardware, software, tools, and applications, and being proficient developing complex software systems, like an operating system, compiler, adaptive runtime system, or scalable performance tool.
  • Studying the performance, resiliency, power, and productivity of contemporary and future high-performance computer systems under various workload characteristics through measurement, modeling, and simulation.
  • Publishing papers in high-quality refereed conferences and journals, such as SC, ICRC, ISSCC, MICRO, and IEEE TPDS.
  • Actively collaborating with industry, academia, government labs, and applications developers in a variety of venues.
  • Contributing to research proposals and reporting to major funding agencies. 

 

Basic Qualifications Required

 

  • Requires a Ph.D. in computer science, computational science or a related discipline. and at least six years of relevant research experience, beyond the PhD.
  • A well established track record of research in an area relevant to one or more areas of expertise of the group.
  • Knowledge of emerging computing architectures including heterogeneous computing and memory systems.
  • Previous experience in an area of emerging computing architectures such as:
    • Neuromorphic computing
    • Cryogenic computing
    • Analog computing
    • Silicon photonics
    • Carbon-nanotube based devices
    • Alternative memory devices

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • The ability to take initiative on research insights to bring them to fruition through publication or demonstration on mission applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, and strong personal motivation.
  • The ability to work in a dynamic, interdisciplinary team. 

 

ORNL Ethics and Conduct

 

As a member of the ORNL scientific community, you will be expected to commit to ORNL's Research Code of Conduct. Our full code of conduct, and a statement by the Lab Director's office can be found here:  https://www.ornl.gov/content/research-integrity

 

Benefits at ORNL

 

UT Battelle offers an exceptional benefits package to include matching 401K, Pension Plan, Paid Vacation and Medical / Dental plan. Onsite amenities include Credit Union, Medical Clinic and free Fitness facilities.   

 

Relocation

 

UT Battelle offers a wide range of relocation benefits for individuals and families to make it easier to come and work here. If you are invited to interview, please ask your Recruiter about relocating with ORNL. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired.

We accept Word (.doc, .docx), Adobe (unsecured .pdf), Rich Text Format (.rtf), and HTML (.htm, .html) up to 5MB in size. Resumes from third party vendors will not be accepted; these resumes will be deleted and the candidates submitted will not be considered for employment.


If you have trouble applying for a position, please email ORNLRecruiting@ornl.gov.


ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply.  UT-Battelle is an E-Verify employer.


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