[Ieee_vis_open_positions] Postdoctoral Researcher - Scientific Visualization at NREL
Kenny.Gruchalla at nrel.gov
Wed Aug 24 01:51:18 CEST 2016
Posting Title: Postdoctoral Researcher - Scientific Visualization.
The Visualization and Analysis group in NREL’s Computational Science Center has an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Computational Scientist to pursue a cross-disciplinary research project in scientific visualization with an emphasis in interactive visual analytics in large-scale computational data.
The ideal candidate will bring a solid background in scientific visualization, including a working understanding of visual analytics, human-computer interaction, and high-dimensional data visualization techniques. The candidate should be willing to work in an interdisciplinary field, together with computer scientists, policy analysts, and engineers. The candidate will possess strong programming and algorithm developments skills and have programming experience in one or more HPC programming languages (i.e., Python, C++,…). In addition, the ideal candidate will be fluent in modern OpenGL programming.
The successful candidate will help to develop visualization-based software to model and analyze complex integrated energy systems.
The candidate will integrate these software tools with scientific and engineering workflows for decision support and data analysis. These workflows will include the use of state-of-the-art high-performance parallel computing (HPC) and visualization facilities. The candidate will evaluate and communicate results through written research reports for publication and presentation at seminars, will participate in group meetings and seminars, and will assist in developing grant proposals for new research directions.
Required Education, Experience, and Skills
Must be a recent PhD graduate within the last three years.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is a leader in the U.S. Department of Energy’s effort to secure an energy future that is both environmentally and economically sustainable. With locations in Golden, Boulder and Washington D.C., NREL is the primary laboratory for research, development and deployment of renewable energy technologies in the United States. The NREL mission is to develop renewable energy and energy efficient technologies and practices, advance related science and engineering, and transfer knowledge and innovation to address the nation’s energy and environmental goals.
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