Research Cyberinfrastructure Center Director

Irvine, California (US)
July 19 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Provide overall Direction of UCI's new Research Cyberinfrastructure Center (RCIC). The RCIC will serve as a central resource for accessing, providing, coordinating and enhancing research Information Technology facilities and services.  The Director will provide overall leadership in establishing the RCIC, as outlined in the document “A Vision for Research Cyberinfrastructure at UCI.”

The Director reports to the Vice Chancellor for Research and has a secondary reporting relationship to the Chief Information Officer.  OIT supports the RCIC administratively and provides data center and other supplementary services.  The RCI Director serves as a member of the VCR's and the CIO's senior leadership teams, to ensure alignment with campus research goals, and to facilitate integration and synergies with educational technology and other campus services.

The Director oversees research IT services provided by the RCIC, and facilitates collaborative service relationships with other groups that provide related services, in support of all UCI faculty and research staff.  The Director engages with the faculty governance mechanisms that will provide RCIC oversight.  The Director coordinates with OIT and with partner organizations such as the UCI Libraries, Data Sciences Initiative, Calit2, and academic schools.

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