Employment

Below is a list of current open positions at RENCI. Ideal candidates should enjoy working with internationally known researchers and with the tools and technologies that comprise an advanced cyberinfrastructure. An interest in multidisciplinary research and in collaborating with researchers, including the development of new proposals, projects and programs, is expected. A Ph.D is required for Senior Research Scientist positions; a master degrees and/or a mix of professional experience and a bachelor's degree is required for software development positions.

Linux and HPC Systems Administrator #20001321


Linux and HPC Systems Administrator
Position #20001321

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI)

Linux and HPC Systems Administrator # 20001321

Under the supervision of the Cyberinfrastructure Manager, this position provides experienced Linux, HPC, and enterprise IT support for RENCI projects that involve local and national collaborations with a range of researchers and other computational and data scientists. In particular, it focuses on architectur...

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI)

Linux and HPC Systems Administrator # 20001321

Under the supervision of the Cyberinfrastructure Manager, this position provides experienced Linux, HPC, and enterprise IT support for RENCI projects that involve local and national collaborations with a range of researchers and other computational and data scientists. In particular, it focuses on architecture, deployment, and operations/maintenance of large-scale Linux clusters and associated hardware and software for scientific applications.

Specialized and applied knowledge of HPC systems, scripting skills, Linux/LAMP systems administration, storage and networking skills, ability to build collaborative efforts with appropriate departments, capacity for self-education, interdisciplinary study and inquiry, excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal communication, human relations and team building skills, ability to foster and maintain collaborations with both academic and industrial researchers, ability to write proposals, knowledge of research field, ability to bridge several disciplines, ability to work with fellow scientists and administrators, experience supervising student research. Experience integrating Microsoft enterprise IT technologies with Linux/HPC systems is a plus.

Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred in computer science or a related field. At least three years of senior level Linux/Unix infrastructure design and administration experience beyond (or before) Bachelor’s degree required.

Interested candidates must click on the following direct link URL from any internet browser to apply for the position: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/63115

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Consideration of candidates will begin immediately, and will continue until the search has been successfully concluded.

 

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Senior Informatics Researcher #20001320


Senior Informatics Researcher
Position #20001320

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI)

Senior Informatics Researcher Position # 20001320

This position provides leadership to RENCI research projects in the areas of computational, informatics, and domain expertise to support genomics and genetics research. The successful applicant will lead local and national projects and initiatives that involve collaboration between RENCI and UNC Department...

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI)

Senior Informatics Researcher Position # 20001320

This position provides leadership to RENCI research projects in the areas of computational, informatics, and domain expertise to support genomics and genetics research. The successful applicant will lead local and national projects and initiatives that involve collaboration between RENCI and UNC Department of Genetics, and NC TraCS. In particular, this position focuses on leading the application and development of bioinformatics, clinical and research genetics, as well as contribute to RENCI’s focus in the domain of Life Sciences.

Specialized scientific knowledge in one or more of the following areas: (a) Statistical Genetics, (b) Clinical Medical Ontology and informatics, (c) Genomics, (d) Programming. Ability to work effectively in collaborative interdisciplinary by bridging several disciplines and assimilating new domain knowledge is essential.

Masters in statistical genetics, medical informatics, computer science or a related field required. Ph.D preferred. At least three to five years of relevant academic, professional or commercial software development experience.

Interested candidates must click on the following direct link URL from any internet browser to apply for the position: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/63114

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Consideration of candidates will begin immediately, and will continue until the search has been successfully concluded.

 

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Digital Content Internship



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Digital Content Internship—The Best Student Internship at UNC! RENCI (The Renaissance Computing Institute at UNC Chapel Hill) seeks a student intern to serve as a web content developer and social media specialist. This position is open to upper-level undergraduates and graduate students at UNC Chapel Hill, Duke, and NC State. The intern will be expected to work 10 – 15 hours per week (more if their schedule permits) in the RENCI communications division developing web content (news stories, blog posts, calendar items), updating existing content and keeping the Twitter, Facebook an...

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Digital Content Internship—The Best Student Internship at UNC!

RENCI (The Renaissance Computing Institute at UNC Chapel Hill) seeks a student intern to serve as a web content developer and social media specialist. This position is open to upper-level undergraduates and graduate students at UNC Chapel Hill, Duke, and NC State. The intern will be expected to work 10 – 15 hours per week (more if their schedule permits) in the RENCI communications division developing web content (news stories, blog posts, calendar items), updating existing content and keeping the Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn presences for RENCI and the National Consortium for Data Science lively and current. The ability to put together e-newsletters using Mailchimp is a big plus, but is not required.

Required skills: excellent writing, interviewing and interpersonal communication skills, including knowledge of AP writing style; familiarity with using Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn as communication tools to reach targeted audiences; working knowledge of the WordPress content management system or a similar CMS; copy editing/proofreading skills, ability to use MS Office on Mac or Windows (your choice); an interest in science and advanced technology; an ability to grasp very technical and scientific content and learn how to translate it into understandable web stories, blog posts and social media content.

Bonus Points: Knowledge of graphic design packages, such as Adobe Creative Suite; ability to develop PowerPoint slides and graphics; ability to shoot photos and video; working knowledge of Mailchimp or a similar e-newsletter system; knowledge and/or coursework in biological sciences, environmental science, computer science, and/or analytics; previous experience writing about technical or scientific topics.

Background/education: This position is best suited for a journalism or communications student who is either a graduate student or an upper-level undergrad with previous internship experience or experience writing for a student publication. Students majoring in scientific fields—especially one of the life sciences, environmental science, computer science or data science—with journalistic writing and interviewing experience and an interest in scientific/technical journalism will also be considered for this position.

What you get: The opportunity to work with PhD-level researchers and an experienced professional communications team on a wide range of marketing and communications projects; the chance to build a professional-quality portfolio of work; the chance to stay with us for multiple semesters, the ability to learn about cutting-edge scientific and technology research that can make the world a better place; good pay for your efforts (starting salary is $15/hour and raises are possible).

To apply: Send a resume, cover letter, and a couple examples of previous work (links are OK) to: Karen Green, Director of Communications, kgreen@renci.org. Email word files or PDFs or send hard copy to: 100 Europa Drive, Suite 540, Chapel Hill, NC, 27517.

Start date: Flexible, however, we aim to have someone on board by the start of the Fall 2014 semester

For more about RENCI, see www.renci.org

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