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Job #: R-00072081
Location: Albany, OR
Category: Research Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business. Your greatest work is ahead!

The Leidos Research Support Team supporting the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) is seeking a Computational Thermodynamics Scientist Post-Doctoral Researcher to join our team in Albany, OR as part of our Workforce Development Program. This opportunity will allow side by side execution of research with world-class scientists and engineers using state of the art equipment to contribute to new areas of basic and applied research.

Location: Albany, OR

TERM OF COMMITMENT: This research position is intended to be a term position, with varying levels of commitment that are not expected to last longer than 2 years. You will be informed prior to applying what length of commitment is anticipated. Also, those who successfully fill a term position, may be invited to apply for an additional term. Nothing in this paragraph is intended to create an employment contract. Employment will remain at will.

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

The Computational Thermodynamics Scientist Post-Doctoral Researcher will be responsible for performing High throughput CALPHAD calculations (including refining existing user codes to communicate with ThermoCalc software through TC-Python interface), data mining compositions that fulfill target thermophysical properties, high-throughput calculation on phase diagrams, non-equilibrium solidification (Scheil model), and addressing hot cracking in additive manufacturing.

This opportunity involves collaboration among National Laboratories, the Department of Energy (DOE), universities, and industries.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. degree in Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience with thermodynamics, phase transformation, diffusion, and precipitation simulations using Thermo-Calc
  • Coding experience (Python, Linux, etc.)
  • Solid background in phase transformation, thermodynamics, and physics of metallic materials (in particular, High entropy alloys, and high strength steels)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Excellent record of peer-reviewed quality publications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in supervised and unsupervised machine learning.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively as a part of a team in a multi-disciplinary environment and interact with people with a variety of expertise.
  • Ability to work effectively as a part of a team in a multi-disciplinary environment and interact with people with a variety of expertise.

Pay Range:

COVID Response

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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