Application Scientist

Columbia, SC
Sep 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo img src=""> Posting Number STA00354PO17 Classification Title IT Manager I Internal Title Application Scientist Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Information Technology Department Division of Information Technology Band 7 Advertised Minimum Salary $59,100 Advertised Salary Range $59,100-$75,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Information Technology

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Applications Scientist, in support of campus research cyberinfrastructure, engages with faculty and students to provide modeling and simulation applications support in specialized research areas such as High Performance Computing, GPU technologies, Data Analytics, and Machine Learning systems; assist in development of operational and strategic plans and procedures; assist in software applications specifications and updates.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor's degree in Information Technology Systems, business administration or related field and 6 years experience in computer operations or a related field; or equivalency.

Preferred Qualifications

A graduate degree in mathematics, computer science or engineering disciplines is preferred, but a Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and related experience may be considered.


Must have advanced knowledge of research cyberinfrastructure systems and issues, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent judgment and discretion in working with sensitive issues, ability to plan, organize, and review the work of technical personnel, ability to establish and maintain working relationships with research faculty, technical staff, vendors, and professional organizations.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 10/16/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 09/27/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology Systems, business administration or related field and 6 years experience in computer operations or a related field; or equivalency?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
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