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Research Computing Facilitator

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Posting Details

Position Information

Opening Number: 1800612
Position Title: Research Computing Facilitator
Position Number: 00103805
FTE: 1.0
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Benefits Eligibility: Benefited - includes retirement plan and full coverage for family health insurance
Search by Group: Professional
Division: Research and Creative Activity
Department: Center for Computationally Assisted Science & Technology

Position Summary Information

Position Description:

The Center for Computationally Assisted Science and Technology (CCAST) at North Dakota State University (NDSU) has an opening for a research computing facilitator to work with current and potential CCAST users and perform the following tasks:
1) Train researchers on parallel and other high performance techniques
2) Help researchers find and/or write high performance research software for their research
3) Understand and convey current trends in research computing technology to the user community
4) Understand and convey current trends in research to the CCAST team and help modify and/or develop new services
5) Write user guides, informational material and other public communications on behalf of CCAST

CCAST is a research unit within the Office of Research and Creative Activity and is located in the state-of-the-art NDSU Research Technology Park. CCAST provides research computing infrastructure to the NDSU research community and the region as the leading research computing center in the Dakotas.

Minimum Qualifications:

1) Earned PhD or Masters + equivalent experience
2) 3+ years experience using and/or administering high performance computing facilities
3) Fluency in 1+ modern computer language
4) Excellent English oral and written communications skills

Preferred Qualifications:

1) Experience with high performance parallel file systems
2) Experience with high performance networking and data transfers on the WAN
3) Research success and grant-writing experience
4) Experience with MPI/OpenMP/or other parallel computing language/library
5) US Citizen or US permanent resident

Physical Demands:
Screening Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Search Type: Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Special Conditions:
No Smoking Notice:

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

Veteran’s Preference Notice: This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.
Location (City, State): Fargo

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a North Dakota resident?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you qualify for North Dakota veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * If yes, list exact dates of service:

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you qualify for North Dakota disabled veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Department
    • Bismarck Tribune
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Fargo Forum
    • JobsHQ
    • Friend/Co-worker/Family member
    • Job Service of North Dakota
    • NDSU Employee
    • NDSU Website
    • Other newspaper (Please specify below)
    • Professional Publication/Organization Website
    • University Placement Office
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Other (Please specify below)
  6. If Other, please specify:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Veterans Preference Claim Form (DD214)
  3. Veterans Administration Letter
  4. Other Document 2
  5. Unofficial Transcript 1
  6. Curriculum Vitae
  7. Unofficial Transcript 2