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SDSC Comet: Maintenance scheduled 9AM-1PM (PT), Thursday, 09/07/2017

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 15:50

SDSC Comet will be under maintenance 9AM-1PM (PT), Thursday 09/07/2017. During this maintenance period we will be working on one of the Comet service nodes and this will impact the scheduler/job submissions. There is a reservation in place to prevent jobs from running during the period, and any jobs that don’t fit in the time window before the maintenance will run after the maintenance is complete. Please email help@xsede.org if you have any questions.

Diversity Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 14:00

Fellowship Description

The College of Arts and Sciences of Oklahoma State University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. These fellowships will support the early development of scholars who show promise for successful academic careers in the Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics, Sciences, or Social Sciences. The two-year fellowships (one in Fine Arts or Humanities, one in Social Sciences, and two in Mathematics or Sciences) with competitive salaries will begin in August 2018 and may be renewed for a third year. There is the possibility of a tenure-track appointment at the completion of the post-doctoral fellowship.

Post-docs will carry a teaching load of one course per semester and will receive institutional support for their research/creative activities and their professional development in instruction. They will be closely mentored by faculty and housed in one or more of the following departments:

• Art, Graphic Design, and Art History
• Chemistry
• Computer Science
• English
• Foreign Languages and Literatures
• Geography
• Geology
• History
• Integrative Biology
• Mathematics
• Media and Strategic Communications
• Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
• Music
• Philosophy
• Physics
• Plant Biology, Ecology, and Evolution
• Political Science
• Psychology
• Sociology
• Statistics
• Theatre

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates who have completed their terminal degree within the discipline (PhD, MFA, or DMA) no more than three years before the August 2018 start date and who have not yet had a tenure-track faculty position are preferred.

To apply, please submit by 1 October 2017 the following in a single PDF file:
• Letter of application – please indicate department(s) with which you would seek affiliation if selected for a post-doctoral fellowship.
• CV
• Statement outlining commitment to integrating multicultural experiences into instructional methods and engaging students underrepresented in the academy.
• Statement outlining two-year plan for research/creative activity.
• Names of three professional references.

Applications should be submitted to one of the following email address:
Fine Arts or Humanities: DiversityPostDoc-fah@okstate.edu
Social Sciences: DiversityPostDoc-ss@okstate.edu
Mathematics or Sciences: DiversityPostDoc-ms@okstate.edu

Additional questions should be directed to:
Dr. Bruce Crauder, Associate Dean
College of Arts and Sciences
201 LSE
Stillwater, OK 74078
bruce.crauder@okstate.edu
405-744-5663

Positions are contingent upon available funding. Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category. OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35©

Subject: Community Videoconference on End-of-Support for Globus Toolkit - September 12

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 13:50

XSEDE will host a community videoconference session on Tuesday September 12 from 14:00-17:00 UTC (09:00-12:00 CDT) to discuss impacts, plans, and status regarding the January 2018 End-of-Support for the Globus Toolkit. The goals of the videoconference are to 1) share updates from XSEDE and other research infrastructures and 2) provide an opportunity for community discussion.

We invite representatives from research infrastructures to give updates during this session. Please contact help@xsede.org using “Subject: Globus Toolkit Support Changes” to be added to the agenda.

For more information, please visit:
https://software.xsede.org/forum-topic/sep-12-2017-vc-globus-toolkit-support-changes

Smic1 Head Node Downtime

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 12:28

The smic1 head node on HPC@LSU’s SuperMIC cluster will be down during the morning on Tuesday, Sept 5 while patches are applied.

Ranch Status 29 August 2017

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 09:36

Ranch had a hard reboot at 00:35 CST this morning and was partially unavailable from 00:35 until 07:00 CST. This was due to a system error requiring a full restart of Ranch functionality.

IU Network Outage

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 07:22

IU is experiencing a network outage. Certain systems and services housed at IU, including the SSO Hub, are currently unavailable. An update will be posted as soon as available. Please contact help@xsede.org if you have any questions.

System Administrator for Research Cyberinfrastructure at Montana State University

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 15:04

Title: System Administrator for Research Cyberinfrastructure
Deadline to Apply: 2017-08-31
Deadline to Remove: 2017-09-01
Job Summary: The Systems Administrator for Research Cyberinfrastructure will deploy, administer, and update large-scale research systems, related infrastructure services, grid software stacks, and operating systems. The position will be responsible for components of Montana State’s computational research environment (http://www.montana.edu/uit/rci/hyalite/), and will work closely with researchers, systems administrators, and developers throughout the University and partner institutions. Consults with multiple IT colleagues, external research groups, and grant-funded initiatives (http://www.montana.edu/uit/bridger/). Administers existing individual and cluster infrastructure technologies, and researches/prototypes new systems and technologies. Participates in national computing activities by attending workshops, conferences, and potentially presenting research. The person in this position may work extended hours as required, when core systems are down. The system administrator in this position will be on-call periodically and could be required to respond to emergency situations at all hours of the day and night.
Job URL: https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/9475
Job Location: Bozeman, MT
Institution: Montana State University
Requisition Number:
Posting Date: 2017-08-28
Job Posting Type: Job
Please visit http://hpcuniversity.org/careers/ to view this job on HPCU.
Please contact jobs@hpcuniversity.org with questions.

Training Coordinator/Senior Training Coordinator at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 14:53

Title: Training Coordinator or Senior Training Coordinator
Deadline to Apply: 2017-09-17
Deadline to Remove: 2017-09-18
Job Summary: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking applicants for the position of Training Coordinator or Senior Training Coordinator, Computational Science and Engineering (CSE). The Training Coordinator or Senior Training Coordinator will coordinate, organize, and administer training programs in computational science and engineering for students and researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This includes training in high-performance computing (HPC) software use and design, application software basics and tutorials, and general use tools and concepts such as version control and scripting languages. Candidates at the senior-level will also be responsible for identifying the training needs in the College of Engineering and designing a training program to meet these demands.
Job URL: https://jobs.illinois.edu/search-jobs/job-details?jobID=83505&job=training-coordinator-or-senior-training-coordinator-computational-science-and-engineering-a1700458
Job Location: Urbana-Champaign, IL
Institution: University of Illinois
Requisition Number:
Posting Date: 2017-08-28
Job Posting Type: Job
Please visit http://hpcuniversity.org/careers/ to view this job on HPCU.
Please contact jobs@hpcuniversity.org with questions.

Writing a Successful XSEDE Allocation Proposal - 9/13/2017

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 08:43

This short webinar will introduce users to the process of writing an XSEDE allocation proposal, and cover the elements that make a proposal successful. This webinar is recommended for users making the jump from a startup allocation to a research allocation, and is highly recommended for new campus champions.

Registration: https://www.xsede.org/web/xup/course-calendar

Please submit any questions you may have via the Consulting section of the XSEDE User Portal.

https://portal.xsede.org/help-desk

Associate Director of Research Computing Development position at Arizona State University

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 08:52

Associate Director of Research Computing Development

Reporting directly to the Director of Research Computing, the Associate Director of Research Computing Development is responsible for developing and implementing programs and processes develop software and applications for researchers at the University. Duties include leading a team of subject matter experts and software developers to design, development, implementation, and operational support technologies needed by researchers. Responsible to establish and monitor technical priorities, standards, and procedures. This individual will collaborate key departmental decision makers to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects research across multiple science domains. ​

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND seven (7) years of related administrative experience, which includes four (4) years of supervisory experience; OR, Eleven (11) years of related administrative experience, which includes four (4) years of supervisory experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Essential Duties

· Establish and maintain Research Computing Application Development (AppDev) departmental goals, objectives, and operating procedures.
· Act as an advocate for the organization’s vision of supporting researchers with application development via regular written and in-person communications with the organization’s executives, department heads, and end users.
· Identify opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment of financial resources in Research Computing systems and resources, including staffing, sourcing, purchasing, and cross platform development.
· Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for research driven spending and initiatives.
· Coordinate and facilitate consultation with researchers and University stakeholders to define business and systems requirements for new research technology implementations.
· Ensure continuous delivery of services through oversight of service level agreements with end users and monitoring of systems and application performance.
· Establish lines of control for current and proposed information systems.
· Assess and make recommendations on the improvement or re-engineering of the IT supporting researchers.
· Keep current with trends and issues in the IT industry, including current technologies and prices. Advise, counsel, and educate executives and management on their competitive or financial impact.
· Supervise recruitment, development, retention, and organization of staff in accordance with corporate budgetary objectives and personnel policies.
· Maintains constant connection to industry standards and emerging technologies providing strategic direction utilizing trade journals, social media, peer networking, conferences and recognized standards organizations such as IEEE, ISO, SNIA, and ISOC.​

Desired Qualifications

· Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices pertaining to the assigned department.
· Demonstrated knowledge of management and supervisory principles and practices.
· Demonstrated knowledge of budget management methods and techniques.
· Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning principles and practices.
· Demonstrated knowledge of principles, concepts, and practices of organizational management.
· Experience in problem solving and decision-making.
· Experience in planning, analyzing and coordinating activities and establishing priorities.
· Experience in effectively managing, supervising and evaluating assigned staff.
· Experience in program design and development.
· Experience in budget preparation and forecasting.
· Evidence in effective communication, both verbal and written.
· Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

Instructions to Apply

To apply, please visit https://cfo.asu.edu/applicant and search for req# 34993BR. Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on September 1, 2017.

Training: Introduction to OpenMP using the Interactive Parallelization Tool (IPT)

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 15:50

OpenMP is one of the most popular paradigms to exploit the now ubiquitous manycore and multi-core processors. In this beginner-level training session, we will provide an overview of the basic concepts of OpenMP. We will introduce the trainees to the Interactive Parallelization Tool (IPT) that is designed for parallelizing serial C/C++ programs semi-automatically. The participants in the training session will be introduced to OpenMP and will learn to use IPT for parallelizing their C/C++ applications.

Registration: https://www.xsede.org/web/xup/course-calendar

Please submit any questions you may have via the Consulting section of the XSEDE User Portal.

https://portal.xsede.org/help-desk

Wrangler status August 29 2017

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:01

Wrangler will be unavailable from 8:00am to 5:00pm CST on Tuesday 29 August 2017 for system maintenance.

XSEDE HPC Monthly Workshop - September 12-13, 2017 - Big Data

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 08:29

XSEDE HPC Workshop: BIG DATA
September 12-13, 2017

XSEDE along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is pleased to announce a two day Big Data workshop, to be held September 12-13, 2017.

This workshop will focus on topics such as Hadoop and Spark and will be presented using the Wide Area Classroom (WAC) training platform.

Agenda
Tuesday, September 12
All times given are Eastern
11:00 Welcome
11:25 Intro to Big Data
12:00 Hadoop
12:30 Intro to Spark
1:00 Lunch break
2:00 Spark
3:30 Spark Exercises
4:30 Spark
5:00 Adjourn

Wednesday, September 13
All times given are Eastern
11:00 Machine Learning: Recommender System with Spark
1:00 Lunch break
2:00 Deep Learning with Tensorflow
4:30 Bridges: A Big Data Platform
5:00 Adjourn

Due to demand, this workshop will be telecast to several satellite sites.

You may attend at any of the following sites.

  • Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
  • Kennesaw State University
  • Harvey Mudd College
  • George Mason University
  • Tufts University
  • Stony Brook University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Georgia State University
  • University of Utah
  • University of Houston, Clear-Lake
  • Purdue University
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Old Dominion University
  • Howard University
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • University of Texas at El Paso
  • University of Arizona
  • Iowa State University
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville – National Institute for Computational Sciences

For more information, visit the workshop webpage:

https://www.psc.edu/hpc-workshop-series/big-data-september-2017

Wrangler Maintenance 22 August 2017

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 07:27

Wrangler will be unavailable from 8:00am to 5:00pm CST on Tuesday 22 August 2017 for system maintenance.

Jetstream Atmosphere Maintenance on August 29, 2017 - noon to 8pm

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:17

Jetstream’s Atmosphere interface will be offline on August 29, 2017 from 12pm Eastern through 8pm Eastern for upgrades/enhancements.

Existing/running instances will still be available via ssh. API users will not be affected by this upgrade.
Please contact help@xsede.org with any questions or concerns.

Computational Scientist (Consultant/Advisor Sr) Position at Cornell University

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:26

Title: Computational Scientist (Consultant/Advisor Sr)
Deadline to Apply: 2017-09-16
Deadline to Remove: 2017-09-17
Job Summary: Cornell University is seeking candidates to join the Cornell Center for Advanced Computing (CAC) as a Computational Scientist. As part of a team, provide computational consulting for research groups including support for computational research, cloud computing, and/or high performance computing, using resources at CAC and elsewhere. Assist in the development and co-authorship of online training materials on computational topics. Computational support and training material topics can include containerization, parallelization, optimization, software libraries, visualization, and data management. Assist with development of new technologies and transitioning them into production. Test and evaluate hardware and software technologies. Develop and deliver presentations. Write technical documentation.
Job URL: https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CornellCareerPage/job/Ithaca-Main-Campus/Computational-Scientist--Consultant-Advisor-Sr-_WDR-00011485-2
Job Location: Ithaca, NY
Institution: Cornell University
Requisition Number:
Posting Date: 2017-08-16
Job Posting Type: Job
Please visit http://hpcuniversity.org/careers/ to view this job on HPCU.
Please contact jobs@hpcuniversity.org with questions.

Computational Scientist (Consultant/Advisor Spec) Position at Cornell University

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:25

Title: Computational Scientist (Consultant/Advisor Spec)
Deadline to Apply: 2017-09-16
Deadline to Remove: 2017-09-17
Job Summary: Cornell University is seeking candidates to join the Cornell Center for Advanced Computing (CAC) as a Computational Scientist. Take a lead role in providing in-depth and complex computational consulting for research groups including support for computational research, cloud computing, and high performance computing, using resources at CAC and elsewhere. Develop and author online training materials on computational topics. Computational support and training material topics can include containerization, parallelization, optimization, software libraries, visualization, and data management. Provide leadership in the development of new technologies and transitioning them into production. Test and evaluate hardware and software technologies. Develop and deliver presentations and papers. Write technical documentation.
Job URL: https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CornellCareerPage/job/Ithaca-Main-Campus/Computational-Scientist--Consultant-Advisor-Spec-_WDR-00011483-2
Job Location: Ithaca, NY
Institution: Cornell University
Requisition Number:
Posting Date: 2017-08-16
Job Posting Type: Job
Please visit http://hpcuniversity.org/careers/ to view this job on HPCU.
Please contact jobs@hpcuniversity.org with questions.

Six High Level Support Team Positions available in Barcelona, Spain

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:20

Title: High Level Support Team (6 vacancies)
Deadline to Apply: 2017-12-31
Deadline to Remove: 2018-01-01
Job Summary: Supercomputers are indispensable tools for solving the most challenging and complex scientific and technological problems through simulations. The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe, PRACE, is a unique persistent pan-European Research Infrastructure for High Performance Computing (HPC) and forms the top level of the European HPC ecosystem. In order for the European scientific communities to fully benefit from the performance of leadership-class Tier-0 systems provided by the PRACE 2 Hosting Members, it is mandatory to provide them support through high-level teams in terms of code enabling and optimization of scientific applications. The following vacancy will be part of the BSC High Level Support Team providing 2nd and 3rd level support to the full PRACE tier-0 community. The team will be composed of 6 people and will comprise different HPC expertise providing specific skills in different domain science. The HLST will work on transverse actions includi!
ng extreme scalability of select European scientific applications and tools towards Exascale, Data Analytics and Machine learning as well as code refactoring.
Job URL: https://www.bsc.es/join-us/vacancies/vacancies-list/112ophlst
Job Location: Barcelona, Spain
Institution: Barcelona Supercomputing Center
Requisition Number:
Posting Date: 2017-08-16
Job Posting Type: Job
Please visit http://hpcuniversity.org/careers/ to view this job on HPCU.
Please contact jobs@hpcuniversity.org with questions.

Gateways 2017: Early-bird rates until Sept. 1; register by Th., Oct. 12

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 08:31

Gateways 2017: The 12th Gateway Computing Environments Conference
Monday through Wednesday, October 23–25, 2017
Hosted at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
https://sciencegateways.org/gateways2017

Science gateways allow science & engineering communities to access shared data, software, computing services, instruments, educational materials, and other resources specific to their disciplines. They are typically a web portal or a suite of desktop applications.

Gateway developers and users — regardless of their domain area — have a lot in common but have had few venues for exchanging experiences. The expanded Gateways annual conference is an opportunity for gateway creators and enthusiasts to learn, share, connect, and shape the future of gateways while forming a vibrant community with common interests.

Early-bird registration is open through Friday, September 1. (Regular registration closes Thursday, October 12.) Book your hotel now for the best rates!

The conference program is already brimming with exciting keynotes, tutorials, and sessions including:
Keynotes including Elyse Aurbach-Pruitt, founder of the Researchers Expanding Lay-Audience Teaching and Engagement (RELATE) program, about engaging your gateway’s audience
Eight hands-on tutorials featuring gateway building platforms, gateway tools and strategies for success
30 presentations and demos, plus a panel featuring lessons learned by gateway developers on their path to building successful and sustainable gateways
Opportunities to connect with like-minded colleagues and learn about resources and services that may benefit you at the Resource Expo, Poster Session, and Reception and during the “Open Space” sessions in which you create the agenda!

Please note that anyone is welcome to participate in the Poster Session. Submit an abstract for your poster by Friday, Sept. 8.

Do you or a colleague offer resources or services that would be of interest to the science gateways community? Consider reserving a space at the Resource Expo, to be held on the evening of Tuesday, October 24. It’s an opportunity to showcase products and services, network with attendees, and recruit individuals eager to pursue careers in the field. For more information, visit https://sciencegateways.org/web/gateways2017/program/resource-expo.

Questions? Email help@sciencegateways.org.

Opportunities in HPC and Visualization at Brown University

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 14:27

The Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) at Brown University currently has two open positions.

HPC Application Specialist

Graphics System Programmer

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