Post Bachelors RA – Exposure Science (Engineering) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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Employer: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Expires: 04/27/2020

Organization and Job IDJob ID: 310712Directorate: Earth & Biological SciencesDivision: Biological SciencesGroup: Exposure ScienceJob DescriptionThe Biological System Science (BSS) Group in the Biological Sciences Division of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is seeking a post-bachelors research associate with experience in computational chemistry, cheminformatics, advanced statistics and/or machine learning/deep learning/AI. Preferred candidates will have a general passion for advancing science and working in teams. Successful candidates will join a large, uniquely collaborative, collegial group of innovators driving the integration of data science, computational science and analytical chemistry to solve the nation’s most challenging problems in human health, chemical forensics, and national security. The BSS Group is diverse and inclusive, working closely with colleagues across the laboratory with expertise in computational biology, integrative omics, applied mathematics, computer science, and statistics.Minimum QualificationsCandidates must have received a Bachelor’s degree within the past 24 months or within the next 8 months from an accredited college or university. Minimum overall GPA of 2.5 required.Preferred QualificationsIn addition to a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field, a successful candidate will have some of the following skills: Proficiency in Python, development in Linux and Windows environments, demonstrated experience in software development teams, experience with OpenCV, SKLearn, SciPy, NumPy, and related python libraries/modules, experience with cheminformatics tools, general knowledge of concepts of chemical identification and its challenges. The ability to work in teams, solve broad sets of technical challenges and communicate and write well is expected.Candidates must have received a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Math, Data Science, or related field.Preferred GPA 3.5Equal Employment OpportunityBattelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at jobs.pnnl.gov.Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from participation in certain foreign government talent recruitment programs. If you are offered a position at PNNL and are currently a participant in a foreign government talent recruitment program you will be required to disclose this information before your first day of employment.Directorate: Earth & Biological SciencesJob Category: Post-Graduates and Post-DocsGroup: Biological Systems ScienceOpening Date: 2020-03-27Closing Date: 2020-04-26