Senior Research Scientist

This full-time academic professional position involves a variety of research and development activities in relevant technical areas of science, engineering, and computing technology. It requires the ability to work either independently or collaboratively, as required by a given project. A high degree of professional maturity is required, commensurate with substantial experience beyond the Ph.D. degree. Provides technical leadership for less senior research personnel.

Key responsibilities of this position are to provide coordination and leadership in relevant areas of science and engineering for the development and implementation of large-scale simulations on on various supercomputing platforms, serve as a liaison between Center research staff and DOE and its Laboratories, track research activity in relevant areas of computational science and engineering, supervise research activities of research assistants and postdoctoral research associates, present research results through publication of scientific papers, conference presentations, and technology demonstrations.

Requirements: PhD degree in a technical field and ten years related work experience employing a variety of technical applications. Publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and conference presentations are required.

The successful candidate will be abreast of technical developments in relevant technical areas, including computing technology as well as appropriate fields of science and engineering and will be capable of independent research and problem solving while maintaining close interaction with other research groups. The candidate will have proven supervisory skills with detailed knowledge of relevant technical areas of science, engineering, and computer technology, broad knowledge of hardware, system software, and applications software for advanced scientific computing, and proven management skills with the ability to collaborate in a variety of relevant disciplines.

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For full consideration, send applications to the following address:

William Dick, Managing Director
Center for Simulation of Advanced Rockets
2270 Digital Computer Laboratory, MC 278
1304 West Springfield Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801

Email applications are especially welcomed: wdick@illinois.edu

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