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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

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:

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.