Research Scientist

Massachusetts, United States
Sep 30, 2020
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Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

RESEARCH SCIENTISTComputer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), to join the Edelman Group.  Will apply expertise in abstractions for high performance computing (HPC) and Julia and play a significant role in the development of the Julia high performance ecosystem and applications. Will serve as a key member of a multidisciplinary group that includes mathematicians, computer scientists, and domain experts; plan, conduct, and implement research tasks and projects that will require independent judgment in the evaluation, selection, and substantial modification of standard techniques/procedures for the development of Julia technology; and develop new approaches to the principles and concepts of abstractions in high performance computing. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  Ph.D. in EECS or closely related field; at least ten years’ relevant experience in the synthesis and characterization of parallel software codes that includes scientific software experience such as that from U.S. national laboratories; patents and/or intellectual property in the HPC field and experience transitioning laboratory research into commercial settings; experience optimizing HPC workloads on supercomputers; familiarity with high-level programming languages and modern machine learning; mathematics background at least at the B.Sc. level; strong leadership, supervisory, project management, interpersonal, client service, relationship-management, presentation, and written and verbal communication skills; experiencing mentoring/supervising students and research staff; discretion and judgement with confidential information; and experience supervising lab safety/maintenance and knowledge of MIT policies and EHS.  Must be able to keep projects/deliverables on track; promote collaboration with a range of faculty, staff, students, and external stakeholders; make independent decisions; and prepare scientific papers. 

PREFERREDsolid publication track record in conference and journals related to HPC, experience presenting research findings, and experience developing successful technical proposals. Job #18967

Must be able to attend evening and/or weekend meetings/events and travel domestically, and potentially internationally, as necessary. 

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