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Computational Science and Engineering Researchers

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Troy, NY
Categories: Research: Computational Science and Engineering, Researchers and Research Support

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For nearly 200 years, Rensselaer has been defining the scientific and technological advances of our world. Rensselaer serves over 7,600 undergraduate and graduate students from 49 states and 63 countries. Guided by the Rensselaer Plan 2024, Rensselaer seeks to transform the delivery of pedagogical innovations, and to be a transformative agent in the 21st century and beyond.

We increasingly live in a data-driven, web-enabled, supercomputer-powered, globally interconnected world, and this poses significant new challenges to scientists and engineers throughout all of their disciplines. Attacking these problems will require significant new technologies for sensing the environment, collecting and analyzing this data, using it to simulate engineered, biological and social systems, and applying these results to provide effectors, physical or cyber, that can help solve critical global challenges. The Computational Science and Engineering thrust focuses on developing such technologies as well as further enabling them through development of critical computational methodologies including data-intensive supercomputing, large-scale agent-based simulation, and cognitive computing technologies.

Research Groups

Scientific Computation Research Center

Network Science and Technology Center

Institute for Data Exploration and Applications at Rensselaer

Center for Computational Innovations

Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Department of Computer Science

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Job Summary

The Research Groups listed above are seeking applicants to support the goals of a variety of sponsored research activity

Minimum Qualifications

For Research Associate and higher positions, candidate must possess a Ph.D. in a related discipline, along with three (3) or more years progressively responsible, post graduate work experience that is directly related to the principal investigator's research program.

For Postdoctoral Research Associate positions, candidates must possess a Ph.D. in a related science or technical discipline

For researcher positions, candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or foreign degree equivalent in a related science or technical discipline

For research support positions, candidates must possess an Associate's Degree or foreign degree equivalent with 2 years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional opportunities exist for those with a relevant advanced degree, publication record, and/or significant additional years of paid professional experience in a related position. Individuals who possess these qualifications and who have the potential to, or a demonstrated track record of being able to build collaborative external partnerships are especially desirable. Relevant combinations of training, education and experience will be considered.

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If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact careers@rpi.edu 

COVID-19 Pandemic Protocols

As Rensselaer welcomes undergraduate and graduate students back to campus for an in-person academic experience, all faculty and staff are expected to work onsite, with no remote work allowed.

In addition, Rensselaer requires all faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Requests for exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, national and international perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.

 

 

 

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