Associate Research Physicist - ECP Co-Design

Princeton, NJ
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

PPPL Theory - 31006  

Position Summary
The Theory Department at Princeton University's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory seeks a full time computational scientist to participate in the new exascale computing project "Co-design Center for Particle Applications (CoPA)." The offered position's rank will depend upon the qualifications of the applicant. The research effort aims at improving all aspects of particle simulations as the computing platforms advance beyond the 10 to 100 PF level and towards exascale. The project work will include a close collaboration between multi-area application scientists including magnetic fusion scientists, applied mathematicians, and computer scientists, as well as the software and hardware developers. Knowledge of large-scale particle simulation methods and high performance computing is a definite plus.  

Essential Qualifications
pplicant should have a Ph.D. in computer science, applied mathematics or plasma sciences. English communication and writing skills are required and so is being able to work in a large, distributed group.

Qualified applicants should apply and send a curriculum vitae and bibliography, and arrange to have two letters of recommendation sent as soon as possible for full consideration.

Letters can be mailed to C.S. Chang, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, James Forrestal Campus, P.O. Box 451, Princeton, NJ 08543 or emailed to  

Preferred Qualifications

Directory Title
Job Function
Regular Professional Research  
RES 01  
Standard Hours
Not Applicable  
Full Time  
Actual Hours per Week, if casual hourly
Pay Rate, if Casual Hourly
Work Schedule, if other than standard hours
Eligible for Overtime
Benefits Eligible
Union Code
Not Applicable  
Education Required
Doctorate Degree  
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.
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