The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) seeks a Research Scientist to join the Astronomy Group. NCSA uses a variety of local, national and cloud-based resources, as well as intellectual resources, to enable large scale observational science, such as the Dark Energy Survey (DES), the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), and a number of future projects in development. The scientist will: support, build, and operate ambitious data systems for observational astronomy; engage in scientific collaborations and also the data science and engineering communities to help improve the state-of-the-art in data toolkits and techniques for observational survey science; develop and support challenging data production systems and apply data science techniques to current and future large observational programs; process and analyze data and participate in the overall operations and success of NCSA projects. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit http://www.ncsa.illinois.edu/about/careers. The search close date is 11/25/2019. The University of Illinois is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
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