This job will primarily involve biomedical analyses, such as bioinformatics and genomics. We prefer candidates with that background and specific interest in those areas. To apply, please go here: https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-details?jobID=153790&job=assistant-research-programmer-lead-research-programmer-ncsa-153790-multi-level-search
The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign provides supercomputing and advanced digital resources for the nation's scientific enterprise. At NCSA, University of Illinois faculty, staff, students, and collaborators from around the globe use advanced digital resources to address and research grand challenges for the benefit of science and society. NCSA has been advancing one third of Fortune 50 companies for more than 30 years by bringing industry, researchers and students together to solve grand challenges at rapid speed and scale.
NCSA is currently seeking Assistant Research Programmer/Research Programmer/Senior Research Programmer/Lead Research Programmer to provide advanced application support for Illinois campus, NCSA and national resource researchers, and to help them effectively use the unique attributes of the respective resources to accomplish research goals. This position will participate in the advanced research support programs of national, industrial, state and campus projects requiring advanced research support for the larger user community.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.
This position provides advanced applications support for campus and national users of campus and national computing platforms, to allow these users to productively achieve their research goals through effective use of the computing platforms. Advanced applications support within the scope of this position spans advanced user support activities across a range of existing and developing areas. The areas include: application optimization, parallelization, scaling and algorithm development; application of artificial intelligence techniques in scientific computing; accelerator use in applications; grid-based applications; scientific visualization; independent software vendor applications support. This position will participate in the advanced research support programs requiring advanced research support for the larger user community. Creativity, independence, a strong work ethic, as well as coordination with project principal investigator(s) will be critical. This position will represent the group at meetings, give presentations at conferences or other venues, and contribute to publications and grant proposals.
NCSA is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to apply.