[grads] Fwd: Search for OSG Education Coordinator
Fred J. Hickernell
hickernell at iit.edu
Mon Apr 30 18:20:07 CDT 2007
In case you have not seen this, here is an interesting job
opportunity for someone with computing expertise. Fred
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Mike Wilde <wilde at mcs.anl.gov>
> Date: April 30, 2007 6:02:28 PM CDT
> To: "Fred J. Hickernell" <hickernell at iit.edu>
> Subject: Search for OSG Education Coordinator
> Dear Fred,
> I’m writing to ask for your help in spreading the word on an
> excellent career
> The Open Science Grid is searching for a pedagogically-focused
> scientist with
> strong experience in computing to manage its education, outreach
> and training
> program. This is a diverse and exciting leadership role.
> Do you know anyone that would be a good match? Could you pass this
> on to
> graduates, postdocs, colleagues and appropriate mailing lists?
> I'd be delighted to talk to anyone who is interested, and discuss
> the vision
> and the position.
> Best regards and many thanks for your help,
> Position Announcement:
> *** Open Science Grid Coordinator of Education, Outreach and
> Training ***
> The Computation Institute of the University of Chicago and Argonne
> Laboratory is seeking an educationally-focused computational
> scientist to
> create and lead the education, outreach and training program of OSG
> – the Open
> Science Grid. OSG is a $30M collaborative research network with
> thousands of
> users in the US and worldwide, supported jointly by the Department
> of Energy
> and the National Science Foundation.
> This is a pedagogically-focused management position with significant
> responsibility to create and shape innovative and effective
> programs that
> enable new users and communities to harness OSG for scientific
> We seek to develop a collaborative and vibrant education community
> enables students, educators and researchers in computational science,
> engineering and other disciplines to use the vast distributed
> resources of the
> Open Science Grid.
> The position will be based at The University of Chicago and
> Argonne, and
> involve collaboration with grid developers and users both
> nationally and
> internationally. All training will be through hands-on laboratory
> involving students of all levels in direct and immediate use of
> grid technology.
> The incumbent will lead the design and development of education and
> vehicles that include workshops, online self-paced courses, learner-
> communities and mentorship programs. This effort will form a
> network of
> contributors throughout the grid community to develop, maintain and
> educational courses with hands-on training labs.
> An exciting aspect of the role and vision is to develop and conduct
> programs that involve, support and leverage students, groups and
> that are under-represented and/or under-resourced in the area of high
> performance computing.
> This is a position where unlimited creativity can be applied to
> make a vital
> contribution to critical national priorities in science and education.
> Requirements include:
> * An MS or PhD in a scientific or engineering discipline is highly
> * Education and training experience is required
> * Programming and scientific computing experience is highly desired
> * Experience in project management, budgeting and evaluation is
> highly desired
> * Excellent communication, organization and leadership skills are
> For more information, please contact:
> Michael Wilde
> Computation Institute, University of Chicago and Argonne National
> wilde at mcs.anl.gov
> To apply, go to: http://jobs.uchicago.edu/
> Select "Job Opportunities" and search for requisition # 075247.
> The University of Chicago is an EEO/AA employer.
Fred J. Hickernell, Professor and Chair
Department of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology
E1 Bdg Rm 208, 10 West 32nd Street, Chicago, IL 60616
Email: fred at math.iit.edu, Web: www.iit.edu/~hickerne
Office Phone: 1 312 567 8983, Office Fax: 1 312 567 3135
Cell Phone: 1 630 696 8124
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