[vtkusers] Position opening: Visualization and Outreach Specialist
george-otto at psu.edu
Mon Dec 20 11:54:18 EST 2004
Visualization and Outreach Specialist
Penn State Center for Environmental Kinetics Analysis (CEKA)
The Center for Environmental Kinetics Analysis (http://www.ceka.psu.edu
<http://www.ceka.psu.edu/>) seeks an individual (MS or PhD) interested
in using state-of-the-art visualization tools for outreach in scientific
education. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the
* Work with CEKA researchers to understand the science to be
communicated and the nature of underlying data in order to determine
appropriate visualization techniques for effective communication to
* Use data visualization applications or programming toolkits to produce
interactive graphics, animation and related multimedia for
interpretation of science concepts for target audiences.
* Provide system integration for visualization hardware and software
(e.g., graphics workstations, GeoWall projection displays, related input
* Understand computational science data structures (2D, 3D, time series,
volume, molecular dynamics, fluid dynamics, GIS, etc.) as related to
visualization and multimedia programming.
Skills for communicating effectively in an interdisciplinary team and
coordinating outreach activities with internal outreach staff and
external outreach partners are a plus. CEKA is a joint research and
education initiative of the National Science Foundation (NSF), the U.S.
Department of Energy (DOE) and Penn State. Interested candidates should
visit the website (http://www.ceka.psu.edu <http://www.ceka.psu.edu/>)
or submit an application to Denise Kowalski (dqk8 at psu.edu).
Applications accepted until position is filled. Penn State is committed
to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its
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