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Developing software tools for science has always been a central vision of the SCI Institute.
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Open Date 06/16/2022
Requisition Number PRN31025B
Job Title Post Doc Res Assoc
Working Title Visualization Postdoctoral
Job Grade A00
FLSA Code Administrative
Patient Sensitive Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule Summary  
VP Area President
Department 00810 - Scient Comp & Imag Instit-Oper
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 60,000 to 65,000
Close Date  
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Summary
The Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute at the University of Utah invites applications for a post-doctoral researcher for interdisciplinary work in uncertainty and/or multifield visualization. The successful candidate will perform research in uncertainty and/or multifield visualization and work closely with SCI Institute researchers and external collaborators on compelling problems in science and engineering.

The SCI Institute is seeking a highly talented and committed individual with a demonstrated ability to work well with minimal supervision in a multi-disciplinary research environment. The successful candidate will contribute to the Institute’s world-class research and software development in scientific visualization and have the opportunity to develop their research, publication, and presentation skills under mentorship from established faculty investigators.

Non-Technical Skills: Excellent oral and written communication skills are mandatory. A willingness to collaborate in a highly diverse, multi-disciplinary environment is also essential.

Start date: Immediate.

The initial appointment will be for a one-year period, with the possibility of an extension based upon performance and availability of funding.

The University of Utah, an AA/EO employer, encourages applications from women and minorities, and provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees.

The SCI Institute: The SCI Institute is a world-class research institute located within the new Warnock Engineering Building on the University of Utah campus. We are a highly dynamic, driven group of over 170 faculty, staff, and students.

The overarching goals of the SCI Institute’s scientific computing research are to create new techniques, tools, and systems, by which scientists may solve problems affecting various aspects of human life. We believe that to advance the state-of-the-art and create meaningful computational solutions for such complex systems, one needs to advance research in a number of areas within scientific computing, including: visualization, simulation, and modeling.

The SCI Institute presents a highly challenging, collaborative work environment that can be deeply rewarding for the right individual. Further information is available at www.sci.utah.edu.

Qualifications

* Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related field
* Expert knowledge in scientific visualization, particularly with applications to uncertainty and/or multifield visualization.
* Strong mathematical skills/knowledge.
* Advanced programming skills in C++, OpenGL, and scripting languages
* Experience with large software development projects is a plus
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Minimum Qualifications  
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Additional Information
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.


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