Advancing state of the art high-performance computing, communications and data analytics.

Our Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) is a joint effort of Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh. Established in 1986, PSC is supported by several federal agencies, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and private industry and is a leading partner in XSEDE (Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment), the National Science Foundation cyberinfrastructure program.

PSC provides university, government and industrial researchers with access to several of the most powerful systems for high-performance computing, communications and data storage available to scientists, engineers and scholars nationwide for unclassified research. We advance the state of the art in high-performance computing, communications and data analytics and offer a flexible environment for solving the largest and most challenging problems in computational science.

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:


Staff positions

Please apply for all staff positions by creating a profile and submitting credentials online at  No applications will be accepted via email or the U.S. Postal Service.

Allocations Coordinator – 2016096

Core responsibilities include: Supporting researchers with some of their technical questions about software/hardware during the pre- and post-application submission process for acquiring access to compute/storage/consulting resources that are part of NSF’s XSEDE program.

Senior Computational Scientist – 2016007

Core responsibilities include: Collaborating with research teams in developing, installing, documenting, porting, debugging and optimizing application-level research software in your field of scientific expertise.


Internship positions at PSC are an opportunity for you to grow and learn in a supportive environment with world-class staff to mentor you.

We currently have the following internship positions open:

MMBIOS Research Assistant Intern

This Internship will involve collaborating with PSC’s biomedical research team to enhance workshop material for the MMBIOS project and assist with other project initiatives as needed. Responsibilities may include: Edit workshop recordings for publishing on project and...

Biomedical Software Intern

A Software Benchmarking Intern will collaborate with PSC’s computational scientists to evaluate and document performance of several existing scientific biomedical software packages on PSC’s newest computing platform, Bridges-2. The objective is to help users...

Bioinformatics Software Intern

A Bioinformatics Software Intern will collaborate with PSC’s User Support team to create a more streamlined process for installing bioinformatics software on PSC’s newest computing platform, Bridges-2. This will be accomplished testing and documenting different...

Bridges-2 Netbox Intern

A Bridges-2 Netbox Intern will collaborate with PSC’s Advanced Systems and Operations team to integrate the Netbox network inventory system into Bridges-2’s existing configuration management, node provisioning, virtual machine, and monitoring infrastructure using...

Graphics Design Intern

A Graphics Design Intern will collaborate with PSC’s communications team to create further detail and develop a PSC’s visual brand identity for both print and digital media. Responsibilities may include: Develop a detailed style guide using existing branding...

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