Job Opportunities

We are currently hiring for the following full time position:

CNS Center Assistant

Job Summary: Provide financial and clerical support to the Center for Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center (CNS, cns.iu.edu). Make travel arrangements and reimbursements for employees and non-employees, handle purchase requests, assist with pre- and post-proposals, process financial documents. Monitor all CNS financial transactions and reconcile accounts. Provide support with meeting arrangements and assist CNS personnel with inquiries on policies for school, IU, and funding agencies.

Experience with Indiana University systems a plus but not required.

For details or to apply: https://iujobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/66516. Position open until filled.

We are currently hiring for the following part time positions. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Lisel Record at recorde@indiana.edu.

JavaScript Web App Developer

Position Description
The Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center (CNS, cns.iu.edu) at SICE, Indiana University is looking for an hourly software developer, independent study, or intern to work as integral member of a professional development team.

CNS’s mission is to advance datasets, tools, and services for the study of scholarly, social, biomedical, and other networks. A specific focus is research on the structure and evolution of science and technology (S&T) and the communication of results via static and interactive maps of science--learn more at scimaps.org.

The ideal candidate has expertise in modern JavaScript technology, with experience in TypeScript, Angular, D3, or Vega a big plus. A candidate hired for this position will use modern JavaScript technology to implement the next generation of visualizations and the tech (e.g. graphql, server-side technology, and angular) to run them.

S/he must be able to work independently but cooperate closely with a diverse group of staff members and researchers at CNS. Strong oral and written communications skills are required.

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Qualifications
Expertise in modern JavaScript technology, with experience in TypeScript, Angular, D3, or Vega a big plus

Job Function
Application Development, Programming, Software Development, User Interface

Java Programmer

Position Description
The Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center (CNS, cns.iu.edu) at SICE, Indiana University is looking for an hourly software developer, independent study, or intern to work as integral member of a professional development team.

CNS’s mission is to advance datasets, tools, and services for the study of scholarly, social, biomedical, and other networks. A specific focus is research on the structure and evolution of science and technology (S&T) and the communication of results via static and interactive maps of science--learn more at scimaps.org.

The ideal candidate has expertise in Java, with experience in OSGi, CIShell, Maven, and GraphQL a plus. A candidate hired for this position will be working on our flagship software framework: CIShell which is at the core of diverse widely used network analysis and visualization tools.

S/he must be able to work independently but cooperate closely with a diverse group of staff members and researchers at CNS. Strong oral and written communications skills are required.

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Qualifications
Expertise in Java, with experience in OSGi, CIShell, Maven, and GraphQL a plus

Job Function
Application Development, Cloud Computing, Data Mining, Data Science, Programming, Software Development

Research Assistant

Position Description
The Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center (CNS, cns.iu.edu) at Indiana University is looking for an hourly research assistant to work as integral member of a professional development team.

CNS’s mission is to advance datasets, tools, and services for the study of scholarly, social, biomedical, and other networks. A specific focus is research on the structure and evolution of science and technology (S&T) and the communication of results via static and interactive maps of science--learn more at scimaps.org.

Duties for this research assistant include creating and maintaining the bibliographic collections of CNS and other publications; and assisting faculty and staff with citation styles and bibliographic formatting in reference lists for publication and grant applications. Hours required for this position are variable, up to 10 hours per week during the semester.

Qualifications
A qualified candidate should have one to two years of experience in an academic research (undergraduate or graduate) or clerical position, preferably in a university setting. The ideal candidate will be:

  • well versed in Boolean logic and experienced in querying reference and research databases, such as Web of Science, Scopus, ACM library, & Google Scholar;
  • familiar with bibliographic methods and citation styles used in academic publications, such as APA, ACM, & PNAS, and grant writing, such as NSF, NIH, NEA;
  • familiar with using citation management tools to create and update citation records and journal style guides, such as Zotero, EndNote, and Mendeley;
  • knowledgeable of various citation data formats, such as RefMan (.ris), Bibtex (.bib), & EndNote (.enw);
  • experience with embedding citations and reference lists in manuscripts, and copy-editing reference lists;
The research assistant must be able to work independently but cooperate closely with staff and researchers at CNS on projects. Keen attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy are important while working under tight deadlines.

Exhibit Manager

Hourly, 20 hours per week

Position Description
The Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center (CNS, cns.iu.edu) at SICE, Indiana University is looking for an hourly exhibit manager to work as integral member of a professional team.

CNS’s mission is to advance datasets, tools, and services for the study of scholarly, social, biomedical, and other networks. A specific focus is research on the structure and evolution of science and technology (S&T) and the communication of results via static and interactive maps of science--learn more at scimaps.org.

The ideal candidate will manage the Places & Spaces traveling exhibition from venue acquisition through shipping, installation, publicity, deinstallation, maintenance, and storage. Serve as the primary liason for Places & Spaces exhibition hosts. Ensure the safe handling and ongoing maintenance of exhibit elements. Work closely with exhibit curator(s) to write and edit exhibit and publicity materials. Communicate with suppliers and friends of the exhibit such as mapmakers, ambassadors and advisory board members. Participate in the development and design process for new iterations of the exhibition, serving as an advocate for the visitor experience. Solicit and coordinate poster exhibits, digital displays, and film screenings at conferences and meetings throughout the world. Fulfill orders for exhibit posters and maps. Expand the exhibit’s reach via scimaps.org, social media and other publicity channels. Promote and represent the exhibit in a professional manner. Respond to public inquiries about the exhibition.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities
Required: Ability to establish priorities and great organizational skills. Must have excellent interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated ability to interact tactfully and courteously; and the ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.
Desirable: Experience with museum work or library programming and/or customer service experience, and an interest in data visualization.

IoT Kit Assistant

Position Description
The Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center (CNS, cns.iu.edu) at SICE, Indiana University is looking for an hourly assistant to manage IoT (Internet of Things) kits developed in collaboration between CNS and external partners, see http://cns.iu.edu/amatria.html.

CNS’s mission is to advance datasets, tools, and services for the study of scholarly, social, biomedical, and other networks. A specific focus is research on the structure and evolution of science and technology (S&T) and the communication of results via static and interactive maps of science--learn more at scimaps.org.

The ideal candidate has expertise working in a teaching or programming capacity with groups of multiple ages, an interest in STEM education, and the ability to manage a complex fabrication and building process. A candidate hired for this position will use IU maker spaces to fabricate kits, develop the next generation of Internet of Things teaching materials in close collaboration with faculty and PhD students, and teach kit design, function, and usage via workshops and maker events.

S/he must be able to work independently but cooperate closely with staff and researchers at CNS and also with international research partners. The incumbent will be trained in the use of maker space technologies, and may need to deliver programming or fabricate materials after hours and on weekends.

Qualifications Expertise in or desire to learn to fabricate IoT materials. Teaching experience with multiple ages is desirable. A one-time background check may be required for programs that involve children.

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