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Open Science Data Cloud PIRE

Providing training in data intensive computing using the Open Science Data Cloud.

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Apply for an OSDC PIRE fellowship.

The summer fellowship program period has ended and is no longer taking applications.

The fellowship application involves the following:

  1. A completed applicant information form submitted online here:

    Applicant information form
  2. A 1-2 page statement of interest and intent, uploaded with the applicant information form.
    • Explain what you have been studying/ researching in your academic program, how it is related to cloud computing and data intensive science, what interests you in the OSDC-PIRE research suite, what makes you an outstanding candidate (special scientific, technological, language skills, etc.)
    • Describe your experience with the following topics:
      • Research interests and how computation, data storage, mining and retrieval is important to that research
      • Experience using programming applications (required) such as Python, R, Java, SQL, XML, C++, Perl, PHP and/or Javascript
      • Experience developing, implementing, debugging, and maintaining applications
      • Experience with complex problem solving and high technical development of activities
  3. Curriculum Vitae (1-2 pages), uploaded with the applicant information form.
  4. Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s advisor
    emailed directly to pire (at)

Please remember that the following are required to be considered eligible for an OSDC PIRE fellowship:

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident (green card holder.)
  • Must be a graduate student, senior undergrad, postdoc, or early career faculty.
  • Must be actively conducting research in a field involving computing or a data intensive science.
  • Must have strong academic qualifications and some experience computer programming.
  • Must submit a completed application including a supporting letter of recommendation by the deadline on February 28, 2015 March 31, 2015.