Julia Computing just received a grant from Sloan Foundation for $910k of which $160k is earmarked for diversity initiatives.
This is a huge shot in the arm for continuing and accelerating our open source contributions and the march towards 1.0 and beyond.
We are seeking a job applicant for Director of Diversity Initiatives. This is a full-time salaried position and we will advertise it widely over the next few days. The ideal candidate would have the following characteristics:
Familiarity with Julia
Strong scientific, mathematical or numeric programming skills required – e.g. Julia, Python, R
Eager to travel, organize and conduct Julia trainings, conferences, workshops and hackathons
Enthusiastic about outreach, developing and leveraging relationships with universities and STEM diversity organizations such as YesWeCode, Girls Who Code, Code Latino and Black Girls Code
Strong organizational, communication, public speaking and training skills required
Passionate evangelist for Julia, open source computing, scientific computing and increasing diversity in the Julia community and STEM
This position is based in Cambridge, MA
Interested applicants should send a resume and statement of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org.