Computational Science Specialist
Company: North Carolina State University
Posted on: May 28, 2023
Computational Science Specialist
Anticipated Hiring Range
Commensurate upon education and experience
University business hours are 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday-Friday / Flexible work arrangements, including virtual/hybrid work locations, may be available.
College of Sciences
About the Department
The College of Sciences brings together the mathematical, physical, and biological-sciences in a research-intensive environment that simultaneously values excellence in teaching and a strong community engagement. Sciences IT is a growing unit that provides innovative IT solutions, responsive and forward-looking support, and creative applications of technology to support the research, teaching, administrative and outreach functions of the College of Sciences.
The College of Sciences aims at creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable working environment. The selected candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is supportive, welcoming of all groups, and abides by the cultural and behavioral aspirations in our culture charter. Please visit https://sciences.ncsu.edu/about/strategic-planning/culture-charter/ for more information on the College of Sciences Culture Charter.
Essential Job Duties
This position will assist researchers in optimal use of the NC State HPC core facility and external HPC facilities (supercomputing centers, cloud). This includes advanced computational science consulting, numerical analysis, mathematical modeling, code development and optimization, software installation, and scientific analysis and visualization.
As part of the Sciences IT research technologies & infrastructure group, this position will engage with other IT staff in the College and central IT service providers including the Libraries and OIT, as well as colleagues in other college IT units to provide stable IT services that meet specific scientific research needs as well as solutions for broader needs in the science community.
In addition, this position will proactively identify unmet needs and emerging solutions. As a valued member of both the IT and science communities, it will serve as an advocate and collaborator with NC State and external service providers to support the College of Sciences' needs for scientific computing.
Primary duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience
Require post-baccalaureate credentials or a bachelor's degree plus alternative or equivalent professional training and experience may be substituted for the advanced degree on an exceptional basis.
Other Required Qualifications
The following items are desirable, but not necessary for consideration for this position:
Demonstrated abilities to:
Required License(s) or Certification(s)
Valid NC Driver's License required
Commercial Driver's License required
Recruitment Dates and Special Instructions
Job Open Date
Anticipated Close Date
Open until filled.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Interviews may begin at any time therefore early application is encouraged.
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week)
12 Month Recurring
Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather
Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather
Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events
Non Mandatory - Emergency Event
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?
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NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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