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NERSC Exascale Science Postdoctoral Fellowships

June 4, 2018

Applications are being accepted for up to 12 postdoctoral fellowship positions at NERSC.  The positions are part of the NERSC Exascale Scientific Applications Program that collaborates closely with top science teams to enable  codes to run efficiently at scale on leading edge supercomputers.  Fellows work in multidisciplinary teams composed of computer, computational, and domain scientists who are preparing codes to use pre-exascale and exascale HPC systems, producing science that truly pushes the limits of high-end computing. The NESAP program is currently targeting at optimizing performance for NERSC's next supercomputer, scheduled to arrive in 2020. 

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Top 10 Reasons to Select NERSC for Postdoctoral Research

  1. NERSC is the flagship computing resource for the DOE Office of Science, a world-class national user facility providing innovative computing, data, and analysis solutions for basic scientific research.
  2. An opportunity to be one of the first users of NERSC's next-generation supercomputer.
  3. The opportunity to work on one or more of the most challenging and important scientific computing problems in energy, materials, astrophysics, chemistry, fusion, and many other cutting-edge science areas.
  4. The chance to be associated with one of the world's first supercomputing centers (NERSC's 45th anniversary is in 2019).
  5. Help sustain the mission of the DOE Office of Science, the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States.
  6. Easy access to several of the world's most powerful supercomputers for your research and also to NERSC staff, who will help you understand what it takes to accelerate scientific discovery for a community of over 7,00 user customers.
  7. A most impressive record of former postdoctoral scholars who have gone on to key positions in academia and industry. 
  8. You'll work just thirty minutes from San Francisco with all that the gorgeous Bay Area has to offer in terms of culture, climate, and recreation.
  9. You'll be employed by the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, an institution with 13 Nobel Laureates, 57 members of the National Academy of Sciences, 13 scientists who have won the National Medal of Science, and 18 who have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Berkeley Lab is bringing science solutions to the world.
  10. Be a key contributor to NERSC's goal of providing usable exascale computing.