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Deputy Group Leader – Computational Earth Science Group

Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos, New Mexico
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Sep 23, 2022

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Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in science and engineering on behalf of national security. We are seeking a Deputy Group Leader for the Computational Earth Science (EES-16) Group at LANL in Los Alamos, NM. EES-16 works on problems related to hydrogeology, earth system science, fossil and clean energy, energy and environmental infrastructure, wildfire studies, and natural hazards.

The Deputy Group Leader will assist with the operation and administration of the Computational Earth Science Group, which includes administration of budgets and performance standards, management of facilities and operations, program development, and mentoring, training, and career development of scientists. This position is funded 50% for Group management duties and 50% for scientific/technical projects.



  • Experience developing and leading cross-disciplinary research projects in earth sciences Experience managing personnel Experience in scientific program development Experience leading scientists in disciplines including hydrogeology, earth system science, fossil and clean energy, wildfire studies and natural hazards Scientific excellence in a technical area related to the Computational Earth Science Group Ability to obtain Q Clearance

Education: PhD in a STEM field is preferred.



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Los Alamos National Laboratory is more than a place to work. It is a catalyst for discovery, innovation and achievement. It’s one of the reasons we attract world-class talent who contribute greatly to our outstanding culture. Professional development, work/life balance and a diverse and inclusive team foster lasting career satisfaction. Our onsite cafeterias and medical, fitness and breastfeeding facilities, education assistance and generous compensation and benefits reflect our commitment to providing our people with all they need for personal and professional growth. Northern New Mexico offers an abundance of wildlife, culture and adventures, including hiking trails and nearby ski resorts. Learn why Los Alamos has been rated #3 in the Best Counties to Live in the USA.


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Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.





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