Job Listings

This page highlights relevant job opportunities for the CI community: 

Physical Science Administrator (Program Director)

Integrative Programs Section (IPS) in Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) within the Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) at the National Science Foundation, Alexandria, Virginia

NSF Program Directors bear the primary responsibility for carrying out the agency's overall mission to support innovative and merit-reviewed activities in basic research and education that contribute to the nation's technical strength, security, and welfare. To fulfill this responsibility requires not only knowledge in the appropriate disciplines, but also a commitment to high standards, a considerable breadth of interest and receptivity to new ideas, a strong sense of fairness, good judgement, and a high degree of personal integrity.

The incumbent will work in a small team of Program Directors who collectively manage the oceanographic facilities that NSF OCE supports. The oceanographic facilities include the Academic Research Fleet (ARF), the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) and the Ocean Discovery Program (ODP). This Program Director will be responsible for developing and managing a comprehensive cyberinfrastructure plan with a focus on cybersecurity for the ARF as well as for other infrastructure. In addition, the PD will manage the HiSeasNet program (internet at sea) for the fleet, the development/implementation of a standardized network architecture, and serve as the NSF representative for the SatNAG (Satellite Network Advisory Group) and the CIWG (Cyberinfrastructure Working Group).

The responsibilities of the NSF Program Director include, for example:

long-range planning and budget development for the Program, the administration of the merit review process and proposal recommendations, the preparation of press releases, feature articles and material describing advances in the research supported, and coordination and liaison with other programs in NSF, other Federal agencies and organizations.

To learn more and apply, visit: USA Jobs

Sponsored Programs Manager

Internet2, Denver, Colorado

This position is fully remote.

The Internet2 Community Engagement division is seeking a Sponsored Programs Manager to support the full life cycle of grant activities for Internet2. The person in this role will manage the compliance, coordination, and submission of reporting deliverables. This individual will support the development of grant proposals, grant progress reports, grant budget projections, grant invoicing, and day-to-day management of grant awards.


  • Monthly review of al expenditures posted to grant awards to ensure appropriateness, allowabiity, allocability and reasonableness.
  • Pre-award coordination of new grant proposals and letters of collaboration/support and maintenance of standard grant related documents and templates and ensuring timely responses to day-to-day grant related questions.
  • Grant deliverable and reporting tracking, including the collections of grant-specific audit documentation.
  • Processing of requests for reimbursement for Participant Support, Employee, and Contract travel.
  • Sub-recipient compliance monitoring, including assuring timely review and processing of sub-award and other grant specific invoices.
  • Preparation of monthly invoices and drawdown requests.
  • Interact with peers at differing organizations to facilitate the review and negotiation of sub-awards. This individual may interface with federal agencies to request approval compliance related items.
  • And more.

To learn more and apply, visit: Internet2.

Senior Systems Engineer - HPC

Research Computing Infrastructure Team, Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois

The Research Computing Infrastructure team is responsible for Northwestern University’s High-Performance Computing infrastructure. This consists of physical servers, back-end storage, operating system, integrated networking, parallel filesystem, scheduler, cloud-based infrastructure, and other associated infrastructure and applications. This includes consulting with researchers on the best solutions for their workload with could consist of deploying and managing non-HPC infrastructure.

As a Senior System Engineer, you will be member of a team responsible for managing the university’s high performance computing infrastructure and related platforms. In this role you will also participate in an on-call rotation, system architecture discussions, respond to customer requirements and inquiries using the university’s IT services management platform. You will also collaborate and partner  with Internal teams including the Research Computing Services team as well as external research focused groups. Collaboration with partners and internal team members is essential to ensuring service delivery to the community meets expectations. The role reports to the manager of RCI team.


  • Collaborates in the planning, development, and coordination of systems related operations and projects for current and future High Performance Computing Infrastructure related initiatives within our group.

  • Provides systems recommendations regarding High Performance Computing Infrastructure, operations, automation, and self-service enablement within Platform Services.

  • Constructively participates in collaborative opportunities in support of systems improvements with internal and external organizations.

  • Reviews current systems configurations and recommends enhancements.

  • Facilitates coordination and a thorough understanding of systems requirements, attends project meetings, creates own meeting notes, creates appropriate ticketing, etc.

  • Suggests systems and architecture guidance for IT operations and the broader Northwestern community (as needed) for research services delivered by our team, in alignment with NUIT policies and procedures.

  • Maintain a secure access standard to High Performance Computing Infrastructure platforms.


To learn more and apply, visit Careers at Northwestern.

Summer Internships at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC)

Eligable applicants include graduate students majoring in computer science or computer engineering (or related fields). The student will be funded by SGX3 to join the TACC science gateway team for the summer, working on live, impactful gateways. The program will run from June 5 - August 4, 2023. 

Experience at a Glance

The enriching and transformative experience at a world-class supercomputing center includes:

  • Opportunities to train in Software Engineering, Science Gateways, and High Performance Computing
  • Mentoring by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin
  • Social and team-building activities
  • Professional and leadership development opportunities
  • Technical report and publication opportunities

Apply at Summer 2023 SGX3 Student Program Application

Learn more at Science Gateways


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