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Open Cyberinfrastructure position at the University of Missouri

November 19, 2018

The University of Missouri is searching for a researcher facing Cyberinfrastructure Engineer to fill a new position that will work closely with researchers to help them evaluate their research computation needs and to recommend solutions that allow them to take full advantage of the resources available.

Mizzou’s cyberinfrastructure engineers help develop scientific workflows to advance research in all areas, including bioinformatics, machine learning, material science, and computational chemistry.  As a cyberinfrastructure engineer, you will work on a broad range of projects across campus with opportunities to specialize in a number of domain areas.  To find more information about Research Computing Support Services at the University of Missouri please visit our website at

To apply to the Cyberinfrastructure Engineer position at the University of Missouri go to and click on staff jobs, and then prospective employees, and search for 28438. For more details see

The University of Missouri also has a number of additional open positions in the area of computational support for researchers, including bioinformatics (positions 28065, 28245, 28085).

Snapshots from SC18

George Robb from Mizzou was on the SCInet team.  We had several members volunteer, including Andy Fleming from KanREN, Maria Kalyvaki of SDSU.  If you were a volunteer, let Kate know and she’ll add you.


We have a new sign this year!  SC has a Monday evening reception that sells drinks, and SC put one of those drink stations in our booth.

Several of our members gave presentations in our booth.  They were well attended and educational.

Derek Weitzel of University of Nebraska – Lincoln on StashCache, some of which he wrote.


Timothy Middelkoop on Research Computing at Mizzou.  They’re hiring!


Brian Moore of South Dakota State University on their Research Undergrad Experience


Doug Jennewein of the University of South Dakota on researcher outreach in South Dakota and wider implications.


Kyle Hutson of Kansas State University talks about their experiences with Ceph.


Derek Howard from University of Missouri talks about software he wrote, Pyrcss, which gets HPC usage statistics across all the software associated with the cluster.



NSF Grant: Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Data Science Corps (DSC)

November 6, 2018

More info:

The NSF has a new grant as part of the 10 Big Ideas series, Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Data Science Corps (DSC).  This grant’s goal is a national-scale activity to enable new modes of data-driven discovery, allowing fundamentally new questions to be asked and answered in science and engineering frontiers, generating new knowledge and understanding, and accelerating discovery and innovation.

Submission Window Date: January 28, 2019 – February 04, 2019

University of Missouri Seeks CI Engineer

November 1, 2018

University of Missouri-Columbia (MU)
College of Engineering
Cyberinfrastructure Engineer

Job Description:
MU is inviting applications for a Cyberinfrastructure Engineer for the Cyber Education & Research Initiative at the MU College of Engineering.

The Cyberinfrastructure Engineer will provide end user support services to faculty, staff, and students on the use of research computing hardware and software as well as scientific applications and scientific workflows; provide cyberinfrastructure as well as performance engineering efforts in collaboration with national-level partner universities/labs. Responsibilities of this position will include, creating and maintaining training materials for research computing related software and hardware; conducting training; evaluating, installing, upgrading, and maintain scientific software; and consulting with researchers on the development and migration of scientific workflows to a high performance research computing environment.

Applicants can apply for the Job posting at (Refer to Job ID: 28085).

For questions regarding this position, please contact Prasad Calyam at calyamp at missouri  edu

Deadline for application is December 1st, 2018.