RES project support coordinator and dissemination

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RES project support coordinator and dissemination

Closing Date

Friday, 31 May, 2019
Reference: 5_OP_US_RESSup
Job title: RES project support coordinator and dissemination

About BSC

The Barcelona Supercomputing Center - Centro Nacional de Supercomputación (BSC-CNS) is the leading supercomputing center in Spain. It houses MareNostrum, one of the most powerful supercomputers in Europe, and is a hosting member of the PRACE European distributed supercomputing infrastructure. The mission of BSC is to research, develop and manage information technologies in order to facilitate scientific progress. BSC combines HPC service provision and R&D into both computer and computational science (life, earth and engineering sciences) under one roof, and currently has over 500 staff from 44 countries.

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Context And Mission

The BSC is responsible for coordinating the support for the Spanish Supercomputing Network (RES) and its dissemination activities. The Spanish Supercomputing Network is one of the Spanish ICTS ( Infraestructuras Científicas y Técnicas Singulares) and it is composed by the most powerful supercomputers of Spain. The BSC manages also the annual allocation of the RES computing hours. We are looking for a person to join the Operations Department, to coordinate the activities of the various institutions from different perspectives.

Key Duties

  • Coordination and Organization of RES seminars with the objective to encourage the use of supercomputing.
  • Coordination and organization of the RES User Conference.
  • Management and organization of training courses for RES managers and users.
  • coordination and organization of regular meetings for the control and monitoring of the RES.
  • Feasibility study regarding the possibility of incorporation of other nodes (regional nodes, etc ...) in to the RES.
  • Preparation and management of application submission for national grants related with RES ICTS.
  • Preparation of reviews and deliverables for the national grants related with the RES ICTS.
  • Responsible for the communication plan for the RES ICTS.
  • Management of the RES media channels.


  • Education
    • Bachelor or Master degree.
  • Essential Knowledge and Professional Experience
    • Minimum 1 year of experience in scientific events organization and management.
    • Experience in job-related activities.
    • Knowledge of supercomputing will be highly valuated.
  • Competences
    • Good level of English.
    • Capacity to organize her/his own agenda and work plans.
    • Proactive person and good communicator.
    • Availability to travel in Europe, sometimes at a short notice, to attend relevant events.
    • Ability to work independently or in teams when required.
    • Availability to travel.


  • The position will be located at BSC within the Operations Department
  • We offer a full-time contract, a good working environment, a highly stimulating environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure, flexible hours, extensive training plan, tickets restaurant, private health insurance, fully support to the relocation procedures
  • Duration: Temporary - 1 year renewable
  • Salary: we offer a competitive salary commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate and according to the cost of living in Barcelona
  • Starting date: as soon as possible

Applications Procedure

All applications must include:

  • A motivation letter with a statement of interest in English, including two contacts for further references - Applications without this document will not be considered

  • A full CV including contact details in English


The vacancy will remain open until suitable candidate has been hired. Applications will be regularly reviewed and potential candidates will be contacted.

Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment

BSC-CNS is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable state or local law.

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