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Assistant Research Programmer / Research Programmer / Senior Research Programmer
National Center for Supercomputing Applications - NCSA
Urbana, IL
SessionJob Fair
Event Type
Job Posting
Registration Categories
TimeMonday, 9 November 20209am - 8pm EST
DescriptionThe National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) advances discovery and innovation through extreme-scale computing, science-enabling software, and the skills of our expert staff. The center is part of the flagship University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign—a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement—and is located in a micro-urban community that combines cultural vibrancy with affordability and quality of life.

NCSA is currently seeking one or more Assistant Research Programmer/Research Programmer/Senior Research Programmer(s) who will provide scientific and research software development and engineering in support of projects and research, which can include elements of data analysis, data ingestion and integration from heterogeneous sources, cybersecurity, web front ends, back end services that scale, as well as databases. You will interact with people in a wide range of educational, scientific, and engineering disciplines to design, develop, and support advanced software tools in areas such as civil and environmental engineering, biology, geoscience, digital humanities, library science, hazard management, medical informatics, astronomy, and computational science. Creativity, independence, a strong work ethic, as well as coordination with the project principal investigator(s) will be critical. You will also have the opportunity to 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.

For further information regarding our application procedures, you may email
To apply, please create your candidate profile at and upload your cover letter and CV/resume by the close date, January 24, 2021. Contact information for three references must be included on the application. For full consideration, candidates must complete the Hiretouch application process by the above date.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

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

For further information regarding our application procedures, you may visit or email
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