Open source community and software development at University of Illinois

The School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign seeks a Visiting Research Scientist interested in open source community and software development within the yt platform. Full ad and application instructions can be found at the following link: Job Details: Visiting Research Scientist - School of Information Sciences (162846)

The position may be particularly interesting to individuals looking to transition to industry, as well as those interested in pursuing jobs in academia that are more focused on research software. This job is posted as part of the School of Information Sciences, but it’s within a research group that spans the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), the Astronomy department, the Institute for Genomic Biology, Materials Sciences, and other groups and institutes on campus. This position will also provide ample opportunities for interdisciplinary work with academics, the open source scientific software ecosystem (SciPy, PyData, xrarray, etc) and for travel and professional development. Finally, note that remote or partly-remote options are possible!