Head of IT Core Facility (m/w/d)

 Stellenanzeigen.de ·  07.01.2019 ·  Tübingen ·  Max-Planck-Institut für biologische Kybernetik

Head of IT Core Facility (m/w/d) Max-Planck-Institut für biologische Kybernetik Tübingen Build, lead, and develop strategies for HPC/data storage, user support and scientific programming, including budget, personnel planning and beyond; Organize courses and training for further education of scientists, students and employees;... the max planck institute for biological cybernetics is studying information processing in the brain the in­stitute uses experimental theoretical and computational methods to study perception memory decision-making motor output and more and develop recording and imaging methods accordingly the institute is richly multidisciplinary has excellent facilities and close links with neighbouring max planck institutes and the university of tuebingen we are currently looking for a head of it core facility to join us at the next possible opportunity job description the institute is building a new organizational structure involving a set of essential common facilities as head of the it core facility you will create a modern powerful flexible and user-centred scientific and ad­ministrative data and computing resource for use by the whole institute you will have the opportunity to recruit for and fashion a team to carry out these functions and create a strategy including both in-house and third-party provision your facility will be responsible in three main areas: (i) high performance computing (hpc) and (subs­tantial) multi-level data storage (ii) user support (across scientific and administrative departments) for windows macintosh and linux (iii) support to help investigators with their scientific programming needs including algorithm development data and image analysis machine learning and beyond and assisting them to use hpc responsibilities build lead and develop strategies for hpc/data storage user support and scientific programming in­cluding budget personnel planning and beyond coordinate the hiring and management of the rest of the it core facility team in addition to incorpora­ting and deploying existing expertise work closely with scientists and administrators to implement modern service oriented it solutions interact with the leadership of the institute to help plan the future of it at the institute interact with it groups in other institutes on the max planck campus at tuebingen and beyond to deve­lop and implement common and share solutions organize courses and training for further education of scientists students and employees requirements strong written and verbal communication skills in english and at least a working knowledge of german experience in scientific hpc environments including cluster management enterprise storage (cloud nas etc) experience with storage systems experience running user support services practical experience successfully leading it teams we offer: an international and collaborative environment in a stimulating scientific institute a salary commensurate with the work with outstanding employee benefits a family-friendly culture opportunities for further training/continuing education the institute and the max planck society intend to enhance the proportion of women in areas where they are underrepresented and they are therefore specially encouraged to apply the max planck society aims to hire more disabled people and applications of handicapped candidates are welcome we will start reviewing the applications on january 28 2019 we look forward to receiving your online application by e-mail in pdf format (in one file) to: kyb-inquiry@tuebingenmpgde were also informal inquiries can be addressed

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