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Research Assistant/Associate Professor

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Interested candidates should submit (1) their CV, (2) a statement of career goals, and (3) arrange for three letters of recommendation addressed to Professor Kenneth D. Jordan, Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, (412) 624-8690, but sent to Wendy Janocha at wgj1@pitt.edu. Electronic copies of all documents are preferred. Applications should be received by April 1, 2016. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Research Assistant/Associate Professor
Department Name 13203-Chemistry
Position Number 0080446
Position Details

The University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a Technical Director for the Center for Simulation and Modeling (SaM). The successful candidate would hold the rank of Research Assistant or Associate Professor, depending on experience. The position is outside the tenure stream and the starting date is May 1, 2016, pending budgetary approval. Major responsibilities include overseeing the computer hardware in SaM, helping plan major computer hardware upgrades, and in assisting users in efficient parallelization of computer codes. Candidates must have PhD in the Computer Science, Science or Engineering areas and have experience with algorithm development, and installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting HPC computer clusters running Linux. Candidates must have strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as willingness to continuously learn new skills and to participate in the generation of proposals for facility expansion.

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit (1) their CV, (2) a statement of career goals, and (3) arrange for three letters of recommendation addressed to Professor Kenneth D. Jordan, Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, (412) 624-8690, but sent to Wendy Janocha at wgj1@pitt.edu. Electronic copies of all documents are preferred. Applications should be received by April 1, 2016. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 02/18/2016
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date)
Contact Person Wendy Janocha
Contact Email wgj1@pitt.edu
Contact Phone