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Oregon State University
College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences
Benton County
Posted: 03/27/2019
Director of Research Computing
Salary: 116,868 - 204,588

The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences is seeking a Director of Research Computing. This is a full-time 1.00 FTE, 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean.

The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (CEOAS) seeks a forward-looking, creative Information Technology (IT) professional to ensure the ongoing success and further development of the College’s research and instructional computing projects. The successful candidate will blend excellent technical IT experience, strong leadership skills, and enthusiasm for leveraging leading edge technology to advance science and teaching.

The Director of Research Computing (DRC) position is responsible for the technical, fiscal and administrative leadership for the College’s IT services. As a part of the CEOAS leadership team, the DRC takes an active role in advancing the College’s strategic and operational initiatives. The DRC collaborates with researchers, with teaching faculty, and with College and University decision makers to identify, recommend, prototype, develop, implement and maintain operational capabilities for all aspects of computing in support of faculty, staff and students. The DRC supervises a small team of technical support staff to carry out this mission. To be effective, the DRC must build strong collaborations with persons across a diverse range of identity and experiential backgrounds.

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To Apply: go to, posting P02809UF, for full details. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Andreas Schmittner, 541-737-9952,