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Research Computing Support Lead (Hybrid), Northwestern University 

Northwestern is hiring a Research Computing Support Lead to join the Research Computing and Data Services (hybrid)!

Our team works together with the University researchers, IT partners and collaborators nationwide to facilitate computational and data-enabled research across a wide breadth of research areas. Our team members come from a spectrum of backgrounds, and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. We offer competitive pay and provide extensive opportunities for skills and career development. For more information about our team, please check our website

Research Computing Support Lead (hybrid) – As a Research Computing Support Lead, you will lead, develop, and supervise a team of staff and student computational consultants in delivering user support to researchers across Northwestern through tickets, consultations, workshops, and documentation. You will oversee the development and implementation of necessary improvements and operational processes for support services to continue to meet the growing and evolving research needs across the University. You will consult researchers and colleagues within and beyond Northwestern to understand emerging trends in research community. Using this insight, you will inform and assist our core training portfolio on computational methods, tools, and skills.


Strong candidates for this role will have experience in supervising or coaching staff/students/interns, be experienced in leading or managing a service, and have a demonstrated record of building relationships.