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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
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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.

In this role you will provide 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; ISV applications support. You will participate in the advanced research support programs of the Illinois Research IT Research Software Collaborative Service serving the University of Illinois campus, other National Science Foundation (NSF) projects, the Digital Transformation Institute, and/or any new projects 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.

This is a regular academic professional position at NCSA and is an annually renewable, 12/12, 100%-time appointment with regular University benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience and start date will be as soon as possible after the close date of the search. Applicants must possess required education and experience by start date of position. Interviews and hires may occur before the closing date; however, all applications received by the closing date will receive full consideration. 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, November 23, 2020. 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.
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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