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Research Scientist in Scientific Visualization / NB50650052
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Job Location: Oak Ridge, TN

The Scientific Data Group (SDG) in the Computer Science and Mathematics Division (CSM) at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) seeks to hire a Research Scientist in Scientific Visualization to research and develop visualization and analysis tools and technologies that will be utilized by scientists running large scale simulations and/or analyzing large scale experimental/observational data.

Major Duties/Responsibilities:
In this role, you will work with application scientists, computer scientists, and students to research, and develop methods and techniques for accelerating scientific knowledge discovery. You will work closely with other members of the SDG in deploying scientific visualization research into larger ecosystems. You will help define new areas of collaborative research, and help foster new interactions between academia and the SDG. Major responsibilities include: engaging in synergistic research and development that enable scientists to better understand experimental, observational, and simulation, data within a scientific data management framework. You will also work with group members to focus on activities that foster new insights into scientific data.Other job duties: Work with scientific teams at DOE LCFs in providing visualization support, leading, and conducting research to solve challenges in scientific visualization. Work with the OLCF in deploying and helping scientists use scientificvisualization tools, and techniques. Participate in high-performance-computing community-wide efforts to promote and advance scientific data management, analysis and visualization. Write, and participate in research proposals to major funding agencies. Plan, organize and participate in outreach activities promoting tools, and research. Present and publish research in journals, and conferences. Work with universities to foster new relationships and train students.

Qualifications Required:
Basic Qualifications: Ph.D. in Computer Science, or a related field 2+ years of research experience in methods and techniques for the visualization and analysis of large scientific data. Expertise in parallel programming.Preferred Qualifications: Excellent communication skills including verbal, presentation, and writing skills are required to enable effective interaction with technical peers, program managers, and sponsors. Ability to understand the end to end data needsfor large scale scientific calculations, and be able to effectively interact with application scientists, and help provide visualization services and support. Strong strong research background, and be able to publish their results in top tier journals and conferences.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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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