Research Scientist

California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA, United States

Research Scientist

Job Category: Fulltime Term
Exempt Overtime Eligible: Overtime Eligible
Benefits Eligible: Benefit Based

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Job Summary
The Thomson Lab is seeking a Research Scientist to perform theoretical and computational modeling work at the intersection of active soft matter, computer science, and biology. This is a 2 year term position.

Job Duties
– Develop mechanical fluid dynamics models.
– Compare models and analyze data.
– Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications
– Bachelor’s degree in physics, biophysics, applied math, computer science, or another related field.
– Strong theoretical and mathematical background.

Preferred Qualifications
– Masters or PhD.
– Interest in the application of concepts from information theory and computer science to non-equilibrium physical/biological systems.
– An interest in soft matter physics, condensed matter, or fluid dynamics will helpful for this position.

Required Documents
– Resume

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