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Assistant or Associate Project Scientist

University of California San Diego - Academic

San Diego, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
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Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

Job Description : The Department of Physics within the Division of Physical Sciences at UCSD ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body, and invites applications from qualified individuals for an Assistant or Associate Project Scientist. The UCSD High-Energy Physics group is looking to expand its software & computing staff by hiring a Systems Integrator to work within the context of the Open Science Grid Software and Technology group.

A successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Physics, Computer Engineering, or related fields, and at least 3 years of experience with C/C++ and Python development in a Linux environment. Significant experience with Subversion or equivalent revision control system is required. Experience with test-driven development, systems integration, and distributed computing environments is required. Experience with client-server architectures, cluster, grid, cloud computing, open source projects and packaging for RedHat Enterprise Linux in general, and HTCondor in particular is highly desirable. The candidate is expected to be an excellent team player with the ability to work independently. The preferred candidate will have demonstrated strong leadership or a commitment to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in an academic setting.

Prompt response is recommended.

To Apply :
Interested candidates should submit online (at a curriculum vitae, sample source code of software you developed, a one page description of software projects you have worked on, list of publications and a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to and leadership in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (see Candidates should also arrange to have three letters of reference addressing research and software developed submitted to
UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.


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