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Per-Course position for Spring 2014

Faculty of Science
Scientific Computing (formerly Computational Science) Graduate Program
Per-Course Appointment

The Scientific Computing Graduate Program invites applications from individuals interested in teaching the following graduate course in the Spring Intersession 2014 semester. Subject to budgetary restrictions and sufficient enrolments, appointments will be made on a course by course basis and will not entail any obligation to conduct research or to perform any administrative service for Memorial University. Appointments will be made in accordance with the provisions in the MUN-LUMUN Collective Agreement. Course design and evaluation methods for all courses will be in accordance with the Computational Science Graduate Program regulations and the Memorial University Calendar.

Course Title: CMSC 6950. Research Tools and Applications for High Performance Computing.
Course Schedule: Mondays, 4-6 p.m.; Wednesdays 4-6 p.m.; Fridays 12-1 p.m.
Campus Location: St. John's campus
Course Description: This is a three credit course. The objective of the course is to introduce students to computational tools they will use to complement computer codes they will develop to solve scientific problems in their research programs. This course provides an introduction to the role and application of several computational tools in scientific research. It will be partitioned into modules designed to cover specific topics such as the application of specific packages for mathematical modeling, task automation, data representation and analysis. These may include: Shell Scripting, Introduction to Perl, Introduction to Python, Autotools, Make, Profiling and Debugging, and Visualization Tools. Other relevant topics may be added.

Qualifications: The successful applicant will have a PhD in a discipline of the Computer, Natural or Engineering Sciences. At least five years experience in using High Performance Computing is required. Previous teaching experience would be an asset. Willingness to work with graduate students on an individual basis is required.

To apply for this position, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the names of referees, electronically or in writing to:

Dr. Martin Plumer
Chair, Scientific Computing Program
Faculty of Science
Tel: 709-864-8154 Fax: 709-864-3316
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL, A1B 3X7

Salary: As per the MUN-LUMUN Collective Agreement
Closing Date: May 9, 2014

Memorial University of Newfoundland is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.