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Research Computing Engineer
| University of Nevada, Reno|
|life insurance, sick time, retirement plan|
United States, Nevada, Reno
70 Artemesia Way (Show on map)
|June 03, 2023|
The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.
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The College of Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution for a Research Computing Engineer//Research Computing Engineer Manager position. This is a full-time administrative faculty position that reports to the Associate Dean of Research for the College of Engineering. Placement into position level is dependent on education and experience as shown below.
Research Computing Engineer provides, advanced end-user support and administration for the IT infrastructure needs of the College of Engineering (CoEN). This includes organizing IT resources for teaching, research, student learning, and administrative functions in the College. This position consults with faculty on their computing needs for research and facilitates the design/deployment of systems to support them. The Research Computing Engineer specifies, or consults on, significant hardware purchases; manages the College's major software license renewals and software installations; oversees the student computer labs. This position will be expected to follow the best practices and standards for the infrastructure.
Research Computing Engineer, Manager, in addition to the Research Computing Engineer responsibilities, the Research Computing Engineer, Manager is responsible for contributing to funding proposals; supervising student workers that perform advanced endpoint support and technical infrastructure maintenance; facilitating high-performance computing; engineering novel software solutions.
Research Computing Engineer
Bachelor's Degreeand two (2) years of related work experience
Master 's Degree and one (1) year of related work experience
Research Computing Engineer, Manager
Bachelor's Degreeand four (4) years of related work experience
Master 's Degree and two (2) years of related work experience
Setting up and managing computing systems for research purposes, high-performance computing solutions, in particular; managing software applications, including Linux-based packages; and identifying academic IT needs and coordinating resources to resolve them.
Certification and Licensure
Valid driver's license
Schedule or Travel Requirements
Variable hours (to include occasional nights and weekends)
Research Computing Engineer, Administrative Faculty - B
The typical salary range for this position is $80,000 - $85,000
Manager, Research Computing Engineer, Administrative Faculty - C
The typical salary range for this position is $90,000 - $105,000
Salary is based on related education and experience, internal equity and budgets.
To view the salary schedule for these positions, please visit: and select Administrative Faculty by Grade.
Our retirement plan is beyond compare. Your 15.50% contribution is generously matched by the University. With the faculty retirement plan, you are 100% vested your first day.Sit back and watch your retirement dollars grow! All permanent employees on an annual "A" or "B" contract who are employed at least 50% full-time are eligible to participate in the NSHE retirement program unless they are members of PERS of Nevada.
"I had no idea the values of the faculty retirement plan when I joined UNR. On my first day, I found out I was fully vested in my contributions and the company's 15.5% matching. I have watched my retirement grow over the years, not only in contributions, but with investments. It is hard to put into words how appreciative I am to feel so secure in my future" - Michelle B.
Perks of Working at UNR!
Grants-in-aid for Faculty Employees
The University is proud to provide a reduced-rate tuition benefit to faculty and qualified dependents. Faculty can take up to six credits per semester at a reduced rate. Dependents of faculty have unlimited credits, but in order to be eligible children must be unmarried and under the age of 24 and must receive at least 50% of their financial support from the employee and/or employee's spouse or domestic partner.
Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples' professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada.
The University of Nevada, Reno, College of Engineering continues its expansion with a bold new vision to contribute to national and international technology and manufacturing sectors and to prepare the engineers of the future. Located in northern Nevada, where technology and manufacturing are two of the fastest growing industries, the College of Engineering values partnerships with the private sector as well as government and within academia. Research done at the College of Engineering contributed significantly to the University's elevation to Carnegie R1 status in 2018.
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Attach the following attachments to your application
2) Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Five Professional References
4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Committee will begin application review on April 10, 2023.
This posting is open until filled
This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
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Note to Applicant
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HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.
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For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.
Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.
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The University of Nevada, Reno is a public research university committed to the promise of a future powered by knowledge. Founded in 1874 as Nevada's original land-grant university, the University serves 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and 75 countries.
The University is classified by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education as an R1 university: A doctoral university with very high research activity. In 2020, the University was also recognized in the Carnegie Community Engagement classification. The University is also ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the "Best Global Universities", and it ranks in the top tier of the WSJ/Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
Since 2009, the University has invested more than $850 million in advanced labs, facilities, and residence halls. It is home to Nevada's first medical school - the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine - and delivers on its original land-grant mission with outreach across the state through the University of Nevada, Reno Extension, Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, Nevada Small Business Development Center, the Nevada Seismological Laboratory, and Wolf Pack Athletics.
The University's main campus is in Reno, Nevada -a burgeoning global technology hub with a vibrant Midtown and downtown. Located where the high desert of the Great Basin meets the High Sierra, the University's beautiful, 290-acre main campus is also a Nevada State Arboretum. In recent years, the University has added two additional locations: the Redfield campus in south Reno and the Wayne L. Prim campus in Incline Village, the home of the University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe.
The University is part of the Nevada System of Higher Education, which is comprised of two research universities, one state college, four community colleges and an environmental research institute, and is committed to developing strong partnerships with each institution for the benefit of all Nevadans.
Through its commitment to high-impact education, world-improving research and creative activity, and outreach that's transforming Nevada's communities and businesses, the University continues its nearly 150-year tradition of benefitting our state, nation and world.
The University recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. The inclusive and engaged community on campus recognizes the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.
Today, the University delivers on its original land-grant mission of access to education and knowledge by investing in the academics, facilities, support, engagement and vibrant campus life that promote our diverse students' cognitive growth and academic achievement - all while remaining one of the best values in American higher education.
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