Now Accepting Applications for Alvarez Fellowship

Luis Alvarez won the 1968 Nobel Prize for Physics "for decisive contributions to elementary particle physics ... through the development of the technique of using the hydrogen bubble chamber and data analysis."

September 17, 2012

Apply now for the Luis W. Alvarez Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Science, sponsored by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Computing Sciences Directorate. Researchers in computer science, applied mathematics or any computational science discipline who have received their Ph.D. within the last three years are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Applications are due November 26, 2012 for Fall 2013.

About Computing Sciences at Berkeley Lab

Whether running trillions of calculations on a supercomputer or visualizing and analyzing massive datasets, scientists today rely on advances in computer science, mathematics, and computational science, as well as large-scale computing and networking facilities, to increase our understanding of ourselves, our planet, and our universe. Berkeley Lab's Computing Sciences organization researches, develops, and deploys new tools and technologies to meet these needs and to advance research in such areas as global climate change, combustion, fusion energy, nanotechnology, biology, and astrophysics.

Research areas in Computing Sciences include:

Developing and supporting robust and reliable bioinformatics toolsResearching and developing software to support extreme-scale computingDeveloping mathematical modeling tools for complex scientific problemsDesigning algorithms to improve the performance of scientific applicationsResearching computer architectures to improve system performanceAdvancing peta-scale scientific data managementEvaluating new and promising computing and networking technologiesResearching methods to control and manage dynamic circuit networksDeveloping large scale visualization technologiesPerforming data analysis in distributed environments

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