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Mar 09, 2018
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Internal Title: Executive Director of Research Cyberinfrastructure

Posting Number: STA00315PO18

College/Division: Division of Information Technology

Department: Division of Information Technology

Advertised Salary Range: Salary Commensurate with Qualifications

Part/Full-time: Full Time

Job Search Category: Information Technology

Advertised Job Summary: Research and High Performance Computing capabilities at the University of South Carolina are growing at a tremendous pace. Our newest flagship cluster, funded by the Office of the Provost with partner contributions by faculty, has over 6,300 CPU cores rated at 300 Tflops. Reporting to University of South Carolina Chief Information Officer in the Division of Information Technology with a dotted line to the Office of the Provost, the Director of Research Cyberinfrastructure will manage the research, development, deployment, operation of high performance and research cyberinfrastructure program for the university including comprehensive campuses. The successful candidate will have advanced knowledge of research cyberinfrastructure including high performance computing, technical architectures, and issues; in-depth knowledge and experience of computer use in universities and/or research laboratories; a deep understanding of technical computing and software and storage practices for university research; and extensive knowledge and experience with cloud computing, infrastructure, and services. This individual will also have the ability to think strategically, tactically and creatively, have excellent communication skills, and proven ability to establish and maintain working relationships with researchers, technical staff, institutional executives, and external organizations.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions): Masters in Computer Science, Engineering, Bioinformatics or a related field and ten (10) years working in a large-scale advanced HPC environment. Campus-level experience in planning and supporting research cyberinfrastructure. Experience in integrating HPC resources with high-speed networks, data storage systems and cloud computing environments. Experience organizing workshops related to research cyberinfrastructure. Must have a minimum of five years managing a research cyberinfrastructure team.

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, protected veteran status or genetics.

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