[Ieee_vis_open_positions] Visualization Postdoc Position at the SCI Institute - Working Remotely is Possible

Chris Johnson crj at sci.utah.edu
Wed Apr 13 00:32:01 CEST 2022

Visualization Postdoc Position
Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute
University of Utah

https://www.sci.utah.edu/opportunities.html <https://www.sci.utah.edu/opportunities.html>

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.

Given that there are few students who have expertise in uncertainty and multifield visualization, we are happy to consider applicants who have a strong visualization background who is interested in pursuing research in these areas.

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.

Given the continuing waves of COVID variants, it would be possible to work remotely.

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.

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range: $60,000 - $65,000

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 <http://www.sci.utah.edu/>.


   * 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

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.


Application Documents



Names and contact information of three references.


Comments: Please apply to the University of Utah Division of Human Resources Position Number PRN27887B at this link: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/123704 <https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/123704>. Please also send your CV to Chris Johnson (crj at sci.utah.edu <mailto:crj at sci.utah.edu>).
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