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Research Scientist

Company: Texas A&M University
Location: College Station
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Job Description:

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & identities. Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our core values which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service. Who We Are The Division of Research supports one of the largest research universities in the United States and is committed to a truly comprehensive university where students, researchers, and inventors bring scholarship and innovation to bear for the benefit of the community, the state, and the nation. Texas A&M's research creates new knowledge that provides basic, fundamental, and applied contributions resulting, in many cases, in economic benefits to the state, nation and world. To learn more, visit . What We Want The High Performance Research Computing group is hiring a Research Scientist that will be responsible for assisting customers using complex research computing resources for advanced research purposes; providing technical oversight for the consulting, technical support, and training provided to users of high-performance computing resources for scientific research, as well as to other technical staff and serving as principal investigator on an NSF grant. The preferred candidate will have a PhD in a field of study that applies computational approaches and six to ten years of research experience that includes aspects of leadership and mentorship. -We are looking to hire a candidate who is a team player and who will promote collaboration and cooperation while working within a team. If the description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity. What You Need to Know Salary: Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire's experience Cover Letter/Resume: A cover letter and resume will assist us in our review of your application materials. These can be uploaded on the application under CV/ResumePlease note: This position is grant funded; future employment may be contingent upon future fundingRequired Education and Experience:Appropriate PhDSix years of experience in computational researchRequired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with othersAbility to occasionally work outside of normal working hours and weekends, may require some domestic travelPreferred Education and Experience:PhD in a field of study that applies computational approachesSix to ten years of research experience that includes aspects of leadership and mentorshipPreferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skillsProficiency in at least one programming language such as Python, Fortran, Matlab, C, C++, CUDA, OpenACC, with the ability to learn others as neededFamiliarity with tools, and techniques used in scientific computing Proficient in using the LINUX/UNIX operating systemsAbility to multi-task and work cooperatively with othersAbility to travel both nationally and internationally Responsibilities: Consulting, Proposal Participation, And Dissemination - Provides technical leadership and expertise to the facility's user community in the computational aspects of their research through intensive consulting, training and general support activities, all aiming at integrating HPC technologies into research. Supports and participates in activities aimed toward the pursuit of extramural funding. Responds to user queries regarding research computing resources. Supports funded efforts at HPRC. Travel to conferences and events at times. Office Operations, Outreach and Training - Participates in mentoring, training, and development of HPRC users and employees. Analyses and benchmarks scientific applications. Assists in the installation/maintenance of high-performance computing software on various operating systems. Provides training courses on research computing techniques to staff and users. Aids in the development of ad-hoc programs for customers of high-performance computing resources. Participates in HPRC's community outreach efforts.Research - Conducts self-guided research in topics relevant to research computing. Presents findings at conferences and through publications in proceedings and professional journals. Pursues external funding opportunities. Presents research-findings via publications and conference presentations.Standards And Procedures Administration - Develops standards and oversee the implementation of procedures to facilitate research on research computing resources. Updates the research-computing knowledge-base to keep our users abreast with the latest technologies.Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. About UsHowdy and thank you for your interest in a career with Texas A&M University. As the flagship campus of The Texas A&M University System, we are located in College Station, Texas with a student population of more than 64,000 and nearly 9,000 faculty and staff.

The Spirit of Aggieland is unmistakable. We are a unique American institution, fostering a culture of friendliness, diversity, compassion and respect for one another. Our unique history and rich traditions make Texas A&M special.

From our benefits package and professional development opportunities to our retirement programs, Texas A&M is a great place to work. Your path to a great career starts here!

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (979) 845-5154.

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