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HPC Scientific Applications Consultant

HPC Scientific Applications Consultant Published: November 18, 2019
Newark, Delaware
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HPC Scientific Applications Consultant

IT Research Cyberinfrastructure

The University of Delaware

Newark, Delaware


The Information Technologies Research Cyberinfrastructure (IT-RCI) department at the University of Delaware seeks applicants for the Scientific Applications Consultant position. The IT-CRI unit provides the infrastructure, applications and services required to support the University’s diverse and growing research portfolio. The Scientific Applications Consultant will work with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, primarily but not exclusively in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines and associated data scientists, helping them to make the best possible use of UD's High Performance Computing (HPC) resources, research computing systems and cloud services. The incumbent will work with researchers, educators and other team members to identify and resolve technical obstacles to the work of UD's computing-intensive and data-intensive research and education community.


The ideal candidate for this position is curious, creative, tenacious, self-directed, and demonstrates a strong work ethic; is productive working independently as well as collaboratively; is analytical and able to identify, define, interpret, and resolve both technical and human issues. The candidates should also demonstrate excellent communications skills needed to be a research computing facilitator.


Bachelor’s degree with three years related experience or equivalent combination of education and/or experience is required. Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or Information Systems preferred. Demonstrated ability and experience with scripting and programming (e.g. Bash, Python, Perl, C, R, Julia, or Java). Experience with the Linux operating system and utilizing the command line interface.


The University of Delaware is among the 3% of institutions classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a research university with the highest research activity. This is a remarkable opportunity to help support an organization that directly impacts the work of researchers and educators at the University.


To Apply: For a complete list of requirements and job duties and to apply online, please visit our web site at . The reference number (Job ID) for the position is 494555 .


The University of Delaware offers a comprehensive benefits package. IT offers salaries commensurate with experience and educational background. This is a full time career ladder position that reports to the Director of Research Cyberinfrastructure.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.

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