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Research Cyberinfrastructure Facilitator III

Job Group: Research
Job Subgroup: Research
Salary Range (Annual): 27: $84,800-173,360
Employee Category: Academic Staff
Job Code: RE079
  • Job Summary:
    Advises researchers in the best use of various state-of-the-art cyber infrastructure (CI) systems, tools, and software to enable research productivity. Partners with facilitators and researchers to co-create and co-learn research activities and relevant advanced computing and data capabilities both locally and nationally. Coordinates projects with technical teams to ensure delivery and improvement of research CI services, contributes to strategy for engaging with faculty research groups and building facilitation capacities, and participates in cross-functional management teams and projects. Informs partnerships with other technology groups, internal and external, and contributes to communication with stakeholders.
  • Job Responsibilities:
    • Engages with researchers in their selection and use of relevant CI services, systems, tools, and computing strategies. Leverages an understanding of specific research activities and their use of CI solutions to serve as a liaison between research projects and collaborators. Recommends enhancements to workflows, software, and tools, and provides in-depth consultation to research projects in cooperation with supervised staff
    • Connects and coordinates interactions between researchers and technology providers. Provides regular communications to and leads collaborations with systems and software/data professionals on the design of service enhancements
    • Contributes to the design and content development of documentation and advanced curricula, and instructs at workshops for researchers to maximize their use of CI. Serves as a subject matter expert for trainings relevant to specific areas of science domain and technology, software, or tools
    • Communicates with internal and external collaborators around facilitation and service models. Contributes to research CI community best practices documentation, presents at conferences, and/or publishes in peer reviewed journals
    • Provides consultation and expertise for research proposals. May serve as Co-Principal Investigator for a research proposal or Principal Investigator on proposals around facilitation functions
    • Provides regular communications to researchers and other internal and external stakeholders. May advise institutional or divisional leadership on research CI topics
    • Contributes to monitoring of staff performance goals
  • Education:
    Master's Degree Preferred Minimum
  • FLSA Status:
    Exempt
  • Institution Job:
    No
  • Required Supervisory Duty of at Least 2.0 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Employees:
    No
  • Employee Category:
    Academic Staff
  • Scaled Job:
    No
  • Salary Range (Annual):
    27: $84,800-173,360
  • Job Code:
    RE079: Research Cyberinfrastructure Facilitator III
  • Link directly to this job title: https://hr.wisc.edu/standard-job-descriptions/?q=RE079

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