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Faculty Scholar 3

Location:  Livermore, CA
Category:  Students & Faculty
Job ID: 103799
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Science and Technology on a Mission!

For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.

You will lead the investigation and development of a simulation-data driven hybrid model for ligand protein interaction prediction. An emphasis will be given to developing an interaction prediction method that scales to screening large numbers of compounds (on the order of 10 million) running on Livermore HPC systems.  This position is in the Computation Directorate within the Global Security Computing Application Division (GS-CAD).

Essential Duties
-Design and implement a protein-ligand interaction workflow based on existing software tools that generates a simulation output that can be used as input to a data driven prediction model.
-Research, design and implement a data driven model that takes simulation data as input and predicts an outcome.
-Collaborate on the definition of the simulation task to run and existing datasets that can be used to train the data driven model.
-Solve abstract complex problems and/or ideas and convert them into usable algorithms and software modules.
-Document research by publishing papers in peer-reviewed media and presenting papers within the DOE community and at conferences.
-Perform other duties as assigned. 

-Must be a continuing faculty or teacher affiliated at an accredited institution.
-Experience applying complex computation biology modeling principles to solve technical tasks.
-Advanced oral and written communication skills.
-Significant experience with high performance computing software applications.
-Ability to present conceptual information and technical data in a clear and concise manner.
-Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint experience.
-Advanced interpersonal skills necessary to collaborate in a team environment or as an independent contributor.

Pre-Employment Drug Test:  External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.

Security Clearance:  None required.

Note:  This is a Temporary Faculty Scholar apoointment with the possibility of extension. This assignment is typically a full-time position during the summer academic break.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE).  LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance.  The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $1.8 billion, employing approximately 6,500 employees.


LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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