Job ID: 226434

Professional Technician I or II/Research Computing Facilitator

University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

  • Nov. 30, 2023
  • Professional Technician I or II/Research Computing Facilitator
  • Center for Scientific Computing and Data Science Research
  • University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
    Dartmouth, MA
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Sciences - General
    Computer/Information Sciences
    Mathematics/Applied Mathematics
    Physics - General

The Center for Scientific Computing and Data Science Research (CSCDR) at UMass Dartmouth aims to promote and conduct high-level interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research in scientific computing, and to mentor students in a supportive, broad, and deep interdisciplinary research environment. Our affiliates develop and use computational algorithms to simulate complex problems. The CSCDR supports and promotes the activities of the scientific computing group, over two dozen researchers from a variety of departments including biology, chemistry, computer science, civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering, fisheries, mathematics, and physics. This position works collaboratively with the CSCDR community in the evaluation, integration and deployment of new technologies and configuration of existing systems. As a member of the CSCDR, the position develops and maintains relationships with faculty researchers, CITS, and other departments engaged in the work related to scientific and high-performance computing technologies. This position serves as a key contact with vendors and other external organizations (eg. the Massachusetts Green HPC Center) to establish, and maintain strategic partnerships, and is responsible for establishing and monitoring internal priorities, standards, and procedures around research computing technologies. Acts as a first tier of incident and request response to users providing solutions to problems impeding their research/diagnostic work, conducts regular training and participates in outreach efforts, and coordinates communication and workflow between researchers and other departments in the university. The incumbent provides oversight of the core functions of research engagement to ensure service excellence, efficiency and operational effectiveness.

UMass Dartmouth offers exciting benefits* such as:
• 75% Employer-Paid Health Insurance
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• Life Insurance
• Long Term Disability
• State Pension Retirement Plan
• Optional Retirement Savings Plans
• Tuition Credit (Employee, Spouse, & Dependents)
• Twelve (12) paid holidays
• Paid personal, vacation, and sick time
• And More!

Applicants must be authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship not available.

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMassD) is located in the beautiful ocean side community of Dartmouth, about an hour south of Boston, a half-hour east of Providence, and a half-hour west of Cape Cod. It offers a world-class education to more than 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students each year in nearly 60 undergraduate and 50 graduate (MS & PhD) programs offered by the College of Engineering, College of Nursing, Charlton College of Business, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Visual and Performing Arts, School of Law and School for Marine Science and Technology. UMassD has transformed the lives of more than 50,000 alumni and distinguishes itself as a vibrant, public research university dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research. UMassD is the only Massachusetts national research university south of Boston and serves as a catalyst for the development of marine science and technology industries along the south coast of Massachusetts.



  • The University of Massachusetts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class. UMass Dartmouth reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.

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