The University of Pittsburgh and the Center for Research Computing (CRC) invite applications for a Research Assistant Professor position outside the tenure stream. The Center for Research Computing is dedicated to supporting and facilitating computational-based research across the University of Pittsburgh campus. CRC serves as a catalyst for multidisciplinary collaborations, education, and outreach and provides consultation and research collaboration to faculty and students in awide range of disciplines. Major responsibilities include playing a leadership role in the Center, assisting students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty in effectively utilizing our high performance computer systems, and exploiting state-of-the-art hardware. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Engineering, or a related discipline with relevant experience in software development.
Application Process: Applicants should send their CV, a statement of career goals, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to Wendy Janocha at firstname.lastname@example.org. Electronic copies and documents are preferred. All applications should be received no later than October 1, 2016; the search will continue until an appointment is made. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO /AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
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