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[SC2 Jobs] Postdoctoral position for Prof. Grosch’s Group

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Job Description

Prof. Grosch’s Group in the Department of Mechanical Engineering is currently seeking a post-doctoral scholar to work on our NIH-funded cochlear mechanics project. The position involves high-performance, time-domain computations in order to model the fluid-structure interaction in the cochlea including electro-mechanical coupling via the biologically piezoelectric outer hair cells. The candidate should have a PhD in Engineering or a related field (e.g., Biophysics, Mathematics, or Computer Science) with experience Scientific Computing and an interest high performance for nonlinear dynamics simulations. Prior experience in cochlear mechanics is not required.


If you are interested in this position, please send Karl Grosh (grosh@umich.edu) your curriculum vitae and at least two references.

[SC2 Jobs] Job Openings in KLA-Tencor

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Job Description

KLA-Tencor Corporation is a leading provider of process control and yield management solutions and partners with customers around the world to develop leading edge inspection and metrology technologies. These technologies serve the semiconductor and global electronics industry. With a portfolio of industry-leading products and a team of world-class engineers and scientists, the company has created superior solutions for its customers for more than 40 years.

KLA-Tencor is ramping a R&D center in Ann Arbor and is looking for brilliant Computational & Data scientists and Machine Learning experts to join the company. Please see the table below for the job lists and links to job descriptions, where you may apply for the job directly. If you have questions regarding these positions, please email Tina Revels at Tina.Revels@kla-tencor.com

KT Job Opening # Posting Title Link to Webpage for Job Descriptions and Application
119639 Research Scientist https://careers.kla-tencor.com/jobs/3341509-research-scientist
119638 Research Scientist https://careers.kla-tencor.com/jobs/3341508-research-scientist
119203 Sr. Software Engineer (Big Data) https://careers.kla-tencor.com/jobs/3259406-sr-software-engineer-big-data
119637 Algorithm Engineer https://careers.kla-tencor.com/jobs/3341507-algorithm-engineer
119446 Supply Chain Specialist https://careers.kla-tencor.com/jobs/3259407-supply-chain-specialist
119267 Senior Algorithm/Research Scientist ( Machine Learning | Statistical analysis | Optimization ) https://careers.kla-tencor.com/jobs/3265156-senior-algorithm-slash-research-scientist-machine-learning-statistical-analysis-optimization
119268 Senior Algorithm/Research Scientist ( Machine Learning | Statistical analysis | Optimization ) https://careers.kla-tencor.com/jobs/3265157-senior-algorithm-slash-research-scientist-machine-learning-statistical-analysis-optimization
119260 Algorithm Engineer https://careers.kla-tencor.com/jobs/3265069-algorithm-engineer
119262 Algorithm Engineer https://careers.kla-tencor.com/jobs/3265070-algorithm-engineer
119537 Research Scientist https://careers.kla-tencor.com/jobs/3310393-research-scientist


[SC2 Jobs] Current Job Openings at Intact Solutions

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Job Descriptions

Intact Solutions is developing next generation analysis and simulation software that delivers unmatched levels of automation and simplicity of operation. We are creating easy to use software that allows real people to get real work done, and we have technology that is limited only by imagination. We have grand ideas of where our technology can grow, and we need hands and minds to help us deliver. We are offering ground floor opportunities to join a rapidly growing technology startup.

We are looking for a few good people who can make immediate contributions, team players, self-starters, and upbeat “can-do” personalities, all with dedication to customer service. Most positions are located in Madison, WI, but working remotely from other locations may also be possible. Open positions are listed here.

Open Positions

Research Scientist/Engineer
C++ Engineer
Javascript/WebGL Engineer

Paid internships are available if you are a student studying in one of the areas listed above.


To apply, please email your CV, cover letter, and references to:

Human Resources
email: info@intact-solutions.com
fax: 510-550-2530

Postdoctoral Position in in Machine Learning Methods for Computational Physics at U-M

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Postdoctoral Position

Machine Learning Methods for Computational Physics
University of Michigan
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research positions to join the Computational Physics group in mechanical engineering at the University of Michigan to develop machine learning methods for system identification of partial differential equations.


Applicants should have a doctoral degree in engineering or mathematics with a strong focus on computational science. Some combination of a familiarity with numerical methods for PDEs, high performance computing and machine learning would be ideal.


Compensation (salary and benefits) will be offered according to University of Michigan.

The position is available immediately but starting date is negotiable. To apply please contact Prof. Krishna Garikipati at krishna@umich.edu

The University of Michigan offers a vibrant computational science community. 

[SC2 Jobs] The UCL Research Software Development Group

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Job Description

The UCL Research Software Development Group, founded in 2012, was the first of its kind, and is one of the leading university-based research programming groups in the UK. We are currently a team of 11 RSEs and we are looking for a new person to join us!

We work across college developing high-quality software in collaboration with scientists, engineers and scholars from all research domains.

Whether this means using Python to build up a database of ancient Sumerian writings, parallelising Fortran codes for surface catalysis simulations, adding red blood cells to a supercomputing simulation of brain blood-flow, refactoring DNA forensics code in R, or designing and building a big data image processing library in C++11 and Python, we do it all (http://bit.ly/ucl-rse-projects), bringing specialist programming expertise, modern development practices (CI, TDD, Agile…), and engineering rigour to academic software. We provide expert software engineering consulting services to world-leading research teams, and collaborate with scientists and scholars to build software to meet new research challenges.

For more details check out http://bit.ly/ucl-rse-oct18. Applications must be received by 14th October 2018. This position is permanent but subject to the availability of continued funding sourced from appropriate research collaborations, and is funded for two years in the first instance, with salary negotiable up to £46,359. On this occasion, we would also welcome applications from candidates interested in a part-time position.


If the following describes you, then you should consider working with us:

  • You have created and maintained software to address research problems in one or more fields.
  • You can rapidly assimilate understanding of new scientific questions, and quickly connect research needs to software requirements.
  • You are committed to software development best practices, and know how to adapt these to research contexts.
  • You are expert in one or more languages and platforms used for scientific computing, and are keen to expand your knowledge.


London, UK


Full time or part-time, funded for two years

Application Deadline

October 14, 2018

Postdoctoral Position at U-M School of Public Health

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Postdoctoral Position

University of Michigan School of Public Health
Departments of Epidemiology and Health Management and Policy

Applications are invited for two two-year postdoctoral research positions to join the NIH-funded Center for the Assessment of the Public Health Impact of Tobacco Regulations, with a multidisciplinary and multi-institutional team of collaborators. The project will conduct analyses of the public health impact of tobacco regulations across a range of tobacco-related conditions and policy outcomes. The interdisciplinary team includes epidemiologists, economists, tobacco scientists, applied mathematicians and statisticians (Rafael Meza, David Mendez, Ken Warner, Nancy Fleischer (University of Michigan), David Levy (Georgetown University), Ted Holford (Yale University)).

Postdoc description and desired qualifications

The postdoc will develop and examine simulation models of tobacco use that explicitly consider multiple tobacco-products and multiple disease outcomes.

Desired areas of expertise include: dynamic and complex systems, parameter estimation, computer programming (familiarity with, R, Python, C++, Matlab), statistical analysis, econometrics and epidemiology modeling.

Experience developing mathematical/simulation models to address problems in public health, epidemiology or health outcomes is a plus.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in Epidemiology, Health Economics, Econometric, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research or related field.


Compensation (salary and benefits) will be offered according to University of Michigan and NIH guidelines.

The position is available immediately but starting date is negotiable. To apply please submit CV, names of references, and inquiries to Dr Rafael Meza at rmeza@umich.edu

The University of Michigan offers a vibrant mathematical modeling and complex systems community. Modeling expertise expands across departments including Epidemiology, Health Management and Policy, Complex Systems, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Mathematics and Statistics. The School of Public Health is renowned for its cutting-edge research on the applications of mathematical modeling in epidemiology and public health.

[SC2 Jobs] Research Application Specialist Intermediate/Associate at the University of Michigan

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Job Description

Advanced Research Computing – Technology Services (ARC-TS) has an exciting opportunity for those who wish to impact our world through science and research by use of computational tools such as scientific computing, High Performance Computing (HPC), Big Data (Hadoop, Spark, DBMS, etc), Machine Learning, cloud computing services (AWS, Azure, GCP) and more.

Your position will be part of a team supporting all University-wide ARC-TS services as well as national services such as NSF XSEDE.  Your primary responsibilities will be to build and install open-source and commercial software, as well as to provide support to users doing the same.  Other responsibilities will include making presentations and providing training to users, writing internal and user documentation and outreach

For more information, see the job posting here.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong Linux command line skills
  • Two (2) or more years of experience providing IT support or working in an academic, research or scientific focused environment
  • Basic understanding of building code from source on Linux systems using common tools such as autoconf, Cmake and others
  • Demonstrated ability:
    • to debug compiling and linking issues related to includes, libraries or makefiles
    • with bash shell scripting and one (1) of Perl, Python or Ruby
    • to communicate technical concepts effectively via email, letters and in person to teams and customers


University of Michigan


This is a full-time; term-limited position ending after three (3) years with the intent to re-evaluate for potential extension.

Application Link


[SC2 Jobs] The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program

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Fellowship Description

The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed by the Department of Defense (DoD) upon degree completion.

Applicants MUST be pursuing a technical degree in one of the 21 STEM disciplines listed here. SMART will not fund any management or non-technical degrees. Students pursuing technical degrees related to the following are encouraged to apply:


  • citizen of the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, or United Kingdom at time of application,
  • 18 years of age or older as of August 1, 2019
  • able to participate in summer internships at a DoD facility,
  • willing to accept post-graduate employment with the DoD,
  • a student in good standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • pursuing a technical undergraduate or graduate degree in one of the disciplines listed on the About SMART page.

Application Due Date

All applicants are required to submit applications online by December 1, 2018 at 5:00 PM EST. All supporting materials must be received by December 1, 2018 at 5:00 PM EST.

Application Link/More Information

https://smartscholarshipprod.service-now.com/smart id=kb_article&sys_id=0383c5d6db2a03006bb8f4b40f961956

[SC2 Jobs] The Data Incubator Fellowship Program

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Job Description

The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier sessions, we will be holding another fellowship.


Anyone who has already obtained a masters or PhD degree or who is within one year of graduating with a masters or PhD is welcome to apply. Applications from international students are welcome. Everyone else is encouraged to sign-up for a future session.


In addition to the below in-person locations, we will have a remote online session:

  • New York City
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Boston
  • Washington, DC.


All sections will be from 2018-09-10 to 2018-11-02.

Application Link



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[SC2 Jobs] Scientist for the development of VASP

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Job Description

The Vienna ab-initio Simulation Package (VASP) group seeks one scientist for the development of the software package VASP . VASP is a de facto standard for the simulation of condensed matter systems using the Schroedinger equation. A very exciting and lively working environment with many collaborative research projects involving theory as well as experimental groups is offered. The work will cover VASP software maintenance and support, optimization of the existing codes for latest high performance computer architectures (e.g. Intel Xeon, Nvidia GPU), cutting edge theory developments as enumerated below, as well as co-development of workflow tools (ASE, AiiDA, pymatgen, etc.)


  • PhD in physics or chemistry
  • Excellent record in any area of computational solid state physics or chemistry. The areas of expertise can include – but are not restricted to – density functional theory, many-body Green’s function techniques, quantum field theoretical methods, quantum chemistry methods, or modeling of condensed matter systems.
  • Candidates with proven expertise in developing new computational methods and adapting them to high performance computers will be given preference.
  • Prior knowledge of VASP is advantageously but not strictly required.


Vienna, Austria

To apply:

i) CV including full academic record,
ii) list of publications and talks including two reprints representative of previous research,
iii) expression of interest concerning research area(s) and previous expertise (one page).

Applications need to be sent to georg.kresse_at_univie.ac.at (topic: Scientific software developer).

Selection of candidates will start immediately and continue until the  positions are filled. The contract will be for one year initially, with the  possibility for a permanent contract after positive evaluation.


The VASP team