The Research Computing Center invites you to join our team.

Open Positions:

Research Data Scientist

  • Develops, maintains and supports data analysis pipelines that include data collection, data management, data transformation (e.g., converting images into other data types), data analysis and documentation. Primary data will be text data.
  • Implements NLP algorithms, summarizes findings and generates study results and figures.
  • Independently proposes and executes practical solutions to research challenges. This includes working closely with faculty to identify, develop, and implement useful computational methods and resources that support or advance their research.
  • Develops, installs and tests scientific software in support of research goals.
  • Prepares and contributes contents to manuscripts and presentations.
  • Manages data collection and storage.
  • Develops and presents technical training materials and web-based documentation. Ensures timely systems support and updates. Assists in conducting information security assessments and risk analysis of computing environment.
  • Evaluates past and present technologies to help develop new tools. Ensures all the new tools have been through quality control reviews.
  • Performs other related work as needed.

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Sr. HPC Systems Administrator

The University of Chicago is seeking a highly qualified Senior HPC System Administrator to join the system and operation team that builds and manages RCC HPC systems and facility operations. The individual in this position will be involved in the procurement and management of HPC hardware and software.

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Computational Scientist (Chicago Booth)

The Research Computing Center (RCC) seeks a highly motivated Computational Scientist to work closely with faculty and researchers in the Chicago Booth School of Business (Chicago Booth) at The University of Chicago.

The job develops software to support the data acquisition, ingestion, and integration for research projects. Assists in the development of user interfaces and scalable back-end services to automate and accelerate the scientific output of multi-institutional research projects. The person in this position will serve as a technical domain expert, supporting and advising faculty on high-end computing and machine learning techniques for big data analysis in their research and grant writing.

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Research Data Scientist (NLP)

The Research Computing Center (RCC) seeks to hire a Research Data Scientist specialized in Natural Language Processing (NLP) to serve as a domain expert in supporting and advising faculty, post-docs, and graduate students on projects in a wide range of research domains. This position will work on projects spanning a variety of tasks in NLP including information extraction, entity and relationship extraction, emotion analysis, conversational AI, natural language generation, and knowledge bases. The Scientists will work with a multi-disciplinary team consisting of computational scientists, machine learning scientists, and application developers. Working as part of an existing team, the successful candidate will have ample opportunity to contribute to enabling science at UChicago.

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Administrative Assistant

The University of Chicago Research Computing Center (RCC) is seeking to hire an Administrative Assistant to perform administrative functions with the primary focus of supporting the Associate Vice President for Research Computing and Director of the Research Computing Center (RCC). The person in this position must work with careful attention to detail, complete confidentiality, a positive attitude, and be proactive.

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Please note that all applications are handled through the University's main hiring website, Workday. To apply, click on the links provided under each job summary.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-1841 or email with their request.

Employment for University of Chicago Students

The Research Computing Center hires University of Chicago students throughout the year. Students employed by the RCC work on a variety of projects based on their skills and interests. If you are interested, please email a resume and cover letter to

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