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Colorado School of Mines Computational Scientist/HPC Applications Support Position Available

May 29, 2020


Colorado School of Mines is in Golden, CO.

The Computational Scientist is a member of the Cyber Infrastructure and Advanced Research Computing (CIARC) group within the Information and Technology Solutions (ITS) department. The Computational Scientist will provide HPC support by collaborating with researchers and other CIARC staff to develop, integrate, port, and tune applications to take advantage of the high performance computing resources at Mines.

Online CI Education Resources

May 21, 2020

With a pandemic, many people are unable to travel.  Many former face-to-face meetings have moved online.  Below is a list of some of them.

TrustedCI@PEARC20 Workshop on July 26 – 30.  The Fourth Workshop on Trustworthy Scientific Cyberinfrastructure (TrustedCI@PEARC20) provides an opportunity for sharing experiences, recommendations, and solutions for addressing cybersecurity challenges in research computing.

PEARC20 on July 26 – 30.  The PEARC Conference Series is working to integrate and meet the collective interests of our growing community by providing a forum for discussing challenges, opportunities and solutions among the broad range of participants in the research computing community.

Humans in the Loop on July 26 – 30.  This workshop will focus on the “and people” part of cyberinfrastructure, and in particular on the role of people in supporting the use of commercial cloud resources in research.

Open Science Grid (OSG) All-Hands Meeting on August 31 – September 3.  Now virtual conference.  Details are still being ironed out.

See all upcoming online EDUCAUSE conferences and workshops

2020 NSF Cybersecurity Summit on September 22-24


2020 EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1: (RII Track-1)

May 12, 2020

See website for more information:

Letter of intent due: July 1, 2020

Full proposal deadline: August 3, 2020

  • Only eligible EPSCoR jurisdictions (see RII eligibility) with current RII Track-1 awards that expire before October 1, 2021 and those without a current RII Track-1 award may compete in this RII Track-1 competition. Additional restrictions apply for jurisdictions that have recently regained EPSCoR eligibility after being ineligible for one or more years.
  • RII Track-1 proposals may request up to $20 million total for 5 years.
    • Funding requests must be for a duration of 5 years.
    • There is no restriction on the amount requested annually, but the total budget request may not exceed $20 million.

South Dakota State University Seeks HPC Facilitator

April 9, 2020

See page for more information:

Applications first considered (due): April 24, 2020

South Dakota State University Division of Technology and Security is offering an exciting career opportunity as a Research High Performance Computer Specialist. We are looking for a creative and innovative professional to join us in the engagement of university research faculty and their collaborators, graduate research assistants, and laboratory personnel to identify, develop and implement appropriate high-performance computing solutions (application/parallel computing/programming) to problems impeding their research/diagnostic work.