Scientist in Computational Hydrodynamics

Rochester, NY


The Integrated Modeling Group in LLE’s Theoretical Division seeks a Computational Physicist (Assistant Scientist to Scientist position) to support the development and optimization of state-of-the-art multi-physics hydrodynamics codes relevant to Inertial Confinement Fusion. The successful candidate will focus on code optimization through improved algorithms and parallelization, including adaptation of codes to GPUs. The candidate will also develop new or augmented physics packages. Candidates should have a PhD in Physics, Astrophysics, Computational Physics or a related field. Diversity is a core value at LLE. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. Salary and benefits are competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. An interested candidate should submit a CV including a list of publications; a brief letter describing the candidate’s academic background and interests; and should arrange for at least two letters of recommendation to be sent to .

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How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $82,500 - $110,000

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

Location: Laser Lab & COI
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 000 LLE-Laboratory for Laser Energ