I'm writing to share with you a job posting to work at the University of Illinois in the School of Information Sciences developing yt and working on community-centric issues. In practice, this would mean working on things related to getting yt and dask to play more nicely together (which Chris Havlin is also working on), working on bridging yt with other domains of study beyond astronomy, trying to make yt easier (and more fun) to use, and helping to grow the yt community.
You would be welcomed to Champaign-Urbana, but this position can also be remote.
This posting is very similar in spirit to one I shared in 2020 -- the position may be particularly interesting to individuals looking to transition to industry, as well as those who are interested in pursuing jobs in academia that are more focused on research software. This job is posted as part of the School of Information Sciences, but it's within a research group that spans the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), the Astronomy department, the Institute for Genomic Biology, Materials Sciences, and other groups and institutes on campus.
This position will also provide ample opportunities for interdisciplinary work with academics, the open source scientific software ecosystem (SciPy, PyData, etc) and for travel and professional development. You'd get to work with folks involved in yt and you'd get to have a hand in developing and designing some really fun tools for data analysis and visualization.
Please do reach out to let me know if you have any questions about the opportunity, and if you know anyone you think might be interested, it would be very helpful if you could pass this information along to them.