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We are currently hiring students, postdocs and research scientists in all technical areas within the center, including simulation development, simulation prediction, exascale development and computer science development.

Research Scientist – Computer Science Development

Research Scientist – Exascale Development

Research Scientist – Simulation Prediction

Research Scientist – Simulation Development

To apply for one of these positions, please create your candidate profile at and complete the entire process outlined in the instructions. Please indicate your area of preference within your cover letter, but note that the principal investigator will have the final determination of appropriate area designation. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by the closing date. For further information regarding application procedures, contact Amy Pruitt (, 217-244-1802).

Student Opportunities

Education and training in high-performance computing (HPC) and computational science is one of the principal goals of XPACC.  Research assistantships in the center will support fundamental research in computer science areas related HPC; numerical methods; computational physics combustion, plasma and turbulence modeling; and experimental diagnostics.  These positions are arranged, as for other research assistantship, directly with the center faculty PIs.