[NOBUGS] ORNL Job Posting: Team Leader - Data Analysis and Modeling - NB50605424

Cherry, Steve J. cherrysj at ornl.gov
Tue Jan 3 16:52:59 GMT 2017

Neutron Sciences Directorate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory announces a job opening for Team Leader Data Analysis and Modeling

Team Leader - Data Analysis and Modeling
*        Oak Ridge, TN
*        Full-time
Reference #:  NB50605424
Company Description

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is the US Department of Energy's largest multi-program science and energy laboratory, with scientific and technical capabilities spanning the continuum from basic to applied research. Located in the city of Oak Ridge, ORNL is in the eastern part of Tennessee in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Job Description
The Neutron Sciences Directorate (NScD) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) operates the High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR), the United States' highest flux reactor based neutron source, and the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS), the world's most intense pulsed accelerator based neutron source. Together these facilities operate 30 instruments for neutron scattering research, each year carrying out in excess of 1,000 experiments in the physical, chemical, materials, biological and medical sciences for more than 3,000 visiting scientists. To learn more about Neutron Sciences at ORNL go to: http://neutrons.ornl.gov.ORNL is also home of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OCLF), the Center for Nanophase Materials Science (CNMS) complemented by a large theory and materials science program.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory seeks to hire a team leader heading the neutron scattering data analysis and materials modeling team as part of the scientific data analysis group. Our approach is based on complementary and synergistic research activities in modeling, simulation, data analysis and experimentation. These efforts build on a long-standing collaboration between the Neutron Sciences Directorate (NScD) and the Computational and Computer Sciences Directorate (CCSD) at ORNL. The successful candidate will express and execute on a vision for research in particular areas of materials science, incorporating strengths in theory, modeling, simulation, analysis and experimental methods that emphasizes the validity of an integrated approach.

Major Duties/Responsibilities:

- Responsible for managing a team that establishes scientific leadership to develop advanced data analysis, modeling and simulation methods for neutron scattering data.
- Manage multi-disciplinary team from different ORNL Directorates and different Divisions within NScD.
- Collaborate and work with key stakeholders to include University of Tennessee and other core universities to establish and maintain outstanding relationships.
Work Direction and Interface:
Reports to the Scientific Data Analysis Group Leader. Interfaces with facility users and stakeholders, other science group leaders within the Directorate, other ORNL groups, partner laboratories.
Basic Qualifications:
- PhD in Materials Science, Physics, Chemistry, Modeling, Computational Materials Science or other science related field.
- Must have five to ten years of Computational Materials Science and Modeling, or related experience
- Must demonstrate the experience and vision needed to advance the state of the art in modeling, theory and simulation extracting scientific knowledge from neutron scattering data
- Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to present neutron scattering and modeling material to a variety of audiences
Preferred Qualifications:

- Previous experience with developing strategies for neutron scattering and modeling while in an executive management role is preferred.
- Previous experience in machine learning is desired.
- A demonstrated ability to collaborate and complete projects within a diverse scientific and cultural research community is preferred.
- Previous management experience working in a diverse research environment is preferred.
- NScD prefers applicants that enjoy working in a team environment, with the collaboration of all levels, disciplines, and diverse cultural backgrounds of the organization.
Additional information
Our Benefits:
Excellence in performance of the Laboratory requires excellence in the performance of our employees. ORNL recognizes this by offering competitive pay and benefits programs designed to attract and retain people who share our commitment to excellence. The Lab offers a multitude of employee benefits, including flexible work hours and wellness programs to help you and your family achieve a happy, healthy lifestyle.

  *   Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  *   Flexible spending accounts
  *   Life insurance
  *   Paid holidays, vacation, and leave
  *   Educational assistance
  *   Flexible working hours
  *   Employee wellness programs and onsite fitness centers
  *   Relocation assistance
  *   Much more
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.
** To be considered, all applicants MUST apply via the ORNL Careers Page at http://jobs.ornl.gov

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Best regards,
Steve Cherry
Recruiter, Neutron Sciences & US ITER
e-Mail:  cherrysj at ornl.gov<mailto:cherrysj at ornl.gov>  |  Desk: 865.241.9120

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