Stanford University / SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Position ID:Stanford University / SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory-CS [#22491, 5078]
Position Title: Computer Scientist
Position Type:Open Rank
Position Location:Menlo Park, California 94025, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computer Science / Compilers
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/08/25, finished 2023/06/05)
Position Description:   Remote  

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

SLAC is seeking a computer scientist to formulate and carry out world-class computer science research in areas of relevance to SLAC, including but not limited to systems software for exascale computing (data management, programming models, operating and runtime systems, distributed systems, system architecture and storage) and data analytics (algorithms and tools for machine learning and very large scale data analysis). The Scientist will work as part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers and faculty, specifically collaborating with members of the computer science research group, other SLAC scientists and faculty and students in Stanford’s Computer Science Department as well as other departments in the School of Engineering. Your specific responsibilities include: • Conducting research in runtime systems, compilers and related tools for heterogeneous supercomputers • Working with application and data scientists to understand the software development challenges of exascale computing and demonstrate solutions • Publication of results in peer-reviewed conferences • Development and release of software artifacts relevant to the research Note: The Associate Scientist is a 3 to 5 year fixed term research staff position. The next-higher level of the scientist career path, Staff Scientist, is a regular continuing position. The Associate position is scheduled to be assessed after the 3 to 5 year period, or sooner if warranted for particularly qualified staff members, with the possibility of appointment to the Staff Scientist level. Appointment to the Staff Scientist level requires a review and evaluation of documented scientific achievement. Qualifications: • Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related discipline. • Demonstrated ability to carry out independent research, collaborate closely with colleagues conducting research, and participate in the writing of scientific proposals to fund research. • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills. • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with a diverse population. • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment. Contact Mitchell Mark at

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2575 Sand Hill Road MS 11
Menlo Park, CA 94025