Visiting Research Programmer
NCSA/UofI - Urbana, IL

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The National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has one Visiting Research Programmer position available in our ISDA division , which is under the Cyberenvironments and Technologies Directorate. The primary responsibility of this position is to conduct cyberinfrastructure research and development. This position will heavily emphasize software development in support of projects involving computer graphics and/or computer vision (i.e. image analysis). The position requires experience in Java/C++, some experience writing software for image processing or writing software to render/manipulate 3D data. Applicants with a weaker background in computer vision will be expected to learn as they go. Creativity, independence, a strong work ethic, as well as coordination with the project principal investigator(s) will be critical. In addition the position will involve representing the group at meetings, giving presentations at conferences or other venues, and contributing to publications and grant proposals.

Required Education, Training and Experience

BA/BS in computer science. Alternative degree fields will be considered/accepted if accompanied by demonstrated equivalent experience (depending on the nature and depth of experience). Degree must be completed by time of official hire date.

Experience in software development and programming in Java and C/C++.

Experience in computer graphics and/or computer vision.

Familiarity with development on Linux.

Ability to clearly communicate results and their importance (verbally and in writing).

Preferred Experience

Experience with web development (e.g. Javascript, PHP, HTML, GWT, REST)

Database experience (e.g. MySQL, mongoDB)

Experience in machine learning or data mining

Experience with OpenGL and OpenCV

Contributions towards research publications

Experience with HPC environments and cloud computing

This is a visiting academic professional position (covered by a collective bargaining agreement) at NCSA and is an annually renewable, 12/12, 100%-time appointment with regular University benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience and start date will be as soon as possible after the close date of the search. Interviews may be conducted before the closing date, although no hiring decisions will be made until after the search has closed.

To apply, please create your candidate profile at and upload your CV/resume by the close date, December 31, 2012 . The committee may begin reviewing applications before the close date but no decision will be made until after the close date. Contact information for three references must be included on the application (letters maybe also be uploaded or sent to the contact below). For full consideration, candidates must complete the Hiretouch application process by the above date.

Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity . For further information regarding our application procedures, you may visit or email Amy Dillman .