Texas Tech University

Employment Opportunities

The HPCC currently has the following open positions:


TTU Research Associate (37546BR)

Position Description

Performs specialized work in the planning, conducting and/or supervising of original research. Responsible for participating in, planning, scheduling and/or supervising research projects and the interpretation of the results for publication. Work is performed under general supervision with evaluation based on accomplishment of assigned objectives and overall effectiveness of project. May supervise research and student assistants.

Major/Essential Functions

  • Monitors status of and helps maintain HPC resources.
  • Works with HPCC users to analyze existing codes and develop and deploy new applications into existing or new environments.
  • Assist in obtaining research funds and/or perform research into advanced computing.
  • Documents policies and procedures for deploying advanced computing software and trains students in advanced computing techniques like deploying new software and porting applications into the new environments.
  • Adheres to all appropriate Institutional policies (including IT OPs) and other relevant internal departmental policies.
  • Distributes results of work through refereed publications, presentations at national conferences and working with other institutions

Required Qualifications

Master's degree or specialized academic training beyond the Bachelor's level in a particular field of science or engineering equivalent to a Master's degree.

One year research experience. Knowledge of modern research practices, the methods, resources, and standards thereof.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

Skill in programming in either C++ or Fortran, Knowledge of high performance computing methods, tools and techniques.

Ability to learn new and deploy new methods and techniques.

Specific knowledge of compute intensive science area like quantum chemistry or bioinfomatics

Demonstrated ability to work on externally funded research.

Ability to work in multidisciplinary teams.

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