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.
The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) is currently seeking a Research Scientist or Senior Research Scientist to conduct research into biological analyses and software development in big data computational biology, deployed on high performance computing (HPC) clusters. In this position, the selected candidate will engage in research projects with faculty and industry partners at UIUC, nationwide and internationally, to develop new bioinformatics methodologies for high throughput biological computing. The incumbent must have ability to collaborate on research projects and independently conduct analyses of big ‘omics data, primarily in healthcare and agriculture. The preferred candidate will be a great team player, self-starter with high initiative and ability to quickly learn new skills. The incumbent will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, professional demeanor, outstanding work ethic, and the ability to perform in a high pressure, fast-paced environment.
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. The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.
For more information and to apply for this position, please visit https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-details?jobID=155147&job=research-scientist-senior-research-scientist-ncsa-155147.