Visualization Laboratory Specialist

Contact Information
Duncan Barth
1299 University of Oregon
Phone: 
6-1902
Email: 
dbarth@uoregon.edu
Deadline
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 11:59pm
Open Until Filled: 
no
Open until filled, review begins on: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017 (All day)
Department: 
Library
FTE: 
.49
Terms: 
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Spring
Academic Year: 
2017-18
Duties: 
  • Provides the following instructional and research services:
    • Trains faculty and students to use the space – one-on-one or through classes
    • Consults with individual researchers on the ways and methods to visualize their data
    • Provides application support for installed software
    • Consults on requests for new software
  • Manages/interfaces with technical support, consulting with Library Systems and manufacturer contacts as needed
  • Develop documentation for procedures, workflows, guides, etc.
  • Conduct tours of the facility for donors
  • Trouble shoot minor technical problems

Graduate students pursuing any master’s or doctoral degree may apply.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Required:

  • Experience supporting computer hardware and software
  • A general knowledge of programming and compiling/deploying software
  • High attention to detail and the ability to learn complex systems
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, demonstrating an ability to explain technology in lay terms as well as in technical terms
  • Ability to work well in a collaborative environment

 

Preferred:

  • Experience using and/or supporting a large-scale visualization display
  • Experience using and/or supporting graphics display hardware (gpu’s, monitor arrays, etc.)
Application Procedure: 

Please email the following to Duncan Barth, dbarth@uoregon.edu

  1. Letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for working on this project
  2. Résumé or CV
  3. List of contact information for three professional/academic references

Our General Duties and Responsibilities Statement (GDRS), which includes our general appointment/reappointment process and criteria, is available online.

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