|Job Title||Scientific Consultant|
|FLSA Code||Computer Employee|
|Patient Care Job Code?||No|
|Standard Hours per Week||40|
|Full Time or Part Time?||Full Time|
|Work Schedule Summary||
M-F 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
|Department||00640 - Ctr for High Perform Computing|
|City||Salt Lake City, UT|
|Type of Recruitment||External Posting|
|Pay Rate Range||$60,000 - $80,000 commensurate with experience|
NOTE: May close at anytime.
|Open Until Filled
NOTE: May close at anytime.
Work with the technical and user support staff at the Center for High Performance Computing—the research computing arm of University IT—to facilitate and support computational and data research at the University of Utah. Assist researchers with the development of repeatable and generalizable workflows with a focus on data management, analytics, security, privacy and dissemination. Experience with data movement, management and analytics from a research or library perspective is highly desired, as is demonstrated expertise in genomics, big data, Globus, software and workflow development, virtualization, and/or machine learning.
The Center for High Performance Computing (CHPC) at the University of Utah provides advanced scientific computing services to a broad set of leading-edge, computationally-oriented faculty, research staff, and graduate students in a number of research disciplines on campus. The CHPC team includes a diverse set of systems and network experts, scientific programming consultants, and user services leads. CHPC operates a number of computational clusters and storage arrays and leverages the University’s new, state-of-the-art Downtown Data Center. Networking technologies in use include the Internet Protocol (both IPv4 and v6), FiberChannel, and Infiniband.
Located in Salt Lake City, in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, the University of Utah is the flagship institution of the State of Utah’s system of higher education and a member of the PAC-12 Conference. Salt Lake City combines the amenities of a major metropolitan area of more than one million people with the friendliness and ease of living of a small, Western city. Seven major ski resorts are within an hour’s drive from campus, and opportunities to pursue activities from biking to hiking to fishing abound. Salt Lake is also home to the Utah Symphony and Opera, the Utah Ballet, several professional sports teams, and a wide range of other cultural and recreational activities.
University Information Technology, the central IT service provider for campus, reports to the Chief Information Officer and is responsible for many of the University of Utah’s most critical common IT resources including the campus network; the Campus Information Services (CIS) portal; UMail, telephone, and online collaboration services; high performance and research computing; information security; teaching and learning technologies; software licensing; and a host of other systems and applications. For more information about UIT visit http://www.it.utah.edu.
• Provide user support in a technical and diverse environment.
Requires an advanced degree in a science field, with experience in performing computational research. Preference given to candidates with backgrounds that include big data analytics, management and movement, genomics, machine learning, virtualization, and/or workflow and software development.
Department Specific Requirements:
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
*Must be comfortable working in a team environment supporting technologies critical to the research mission of the University.
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Posting Specific Questions
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- Cover Letter
- Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
- Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission