Visualization Laboratory Specialist

Contact Information
Duncan Barth
1299 University of Oregon
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 11:59pm
Open Until Filled: 
Open until filled, review begins on: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017 (All day)
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Spring
Academic Year: 
  • 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: 


  • 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



  • 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,

  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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