Post-doctoral or Post-masters Research Associates in Process Modeling and Simulation, Computational Science Division, Office of Research and Development, National Energy Technology Lab (NETL), U.S. Department of Energy, Morgantown, WV Project Description: Immediate opportunities for graduate and postdoctoral research in process modeling, simulation and optimization, in the Process & Dynamic Systems Research Group (PDSRG) of the Computational Science Division located within the Office of Research and Development at the National Energy Technology Lab (NETL). The positions will support research in the energy-water nexus comprising the interaction of water management, power generation and carbon capture and sequestration. Successful candidates will have a proven track record of developing process models using commercial process simulators such as Aspen Plus®, Aspen Dynamics®, Pro II®, Hysis®, Unisim® or similar programs. The ideal candidate will also have experience with process economic estimation software, optimization, heat and mass exchange networks, and modern software development languages such as C++, Fortran, and/or Visual Basic. Previous experience with fossil energy systems, carbon capture technology, and/or water treatment processes is a plus. Demonstrated experience with the development of large, complex process simulations would also be beneficial. Successful candidates will join a team of researchers looking at various aspects of the energy-water nexus. In addition to excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a diverse, multidisciplinary team, successful candidates will have demonstrated sustained initiative, innovation and commitment to excellence. Applicants should clearly state relevant experience and skills, including their level of proficiency. When possible, supporting information, such as papers, thesis/dissertation and simulation files should be made available. Qualifications: U.S. Citizenship is required. A Masters or Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering, environmental engineering or a closely related discipline is required. For this appointment, the appropriate degree must have been completed and granted by the university at the time of starting the appointment. Applicants cannot have received the most recent degree more than five years prior to the date of application and must complete all degree requirements before starting their appointment. Salary & Benefits: Salary for postdoctoral research associates range from $55,000 to $75,000 per year depending on qualifications and experience. Salary for post masters research associates range from $36,800 to $45,000 per year depending on qualifications and experience. The position includes paid health benefits and a relocation benefit. How to Apply: This position is only open to U.S. Citizens. Qualified applicants should send (1) a cover letter addressing their qualifications, (2) resume or vita, (3) an electronic copy of (or link to) their dissertation or thesis, and (4) copies of up to 3 of their most relevant publications to Dr. David C. Miller via email at [log in to unmask] Review of applications will be conducted as they are received. This appointment is offered through the NETL Research Associate Program via the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Program. This appointment is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, or status as a Vietnam-era veteran or disabled veteran.