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Research Scientist and Postdoc positions in Heterogeneous Computing

Simula Research Laboratory Published: September 21, 2020
Location
Oslo, Norway
Job Type
Application URL
https://www.simula.no/about/job/high-performance-computing-call-research-scientist-and-postdoc

Description

About the Positions

Simula Research Laboratory invites outstanding applicants for a two-year research scientist position and a two-year post-doc position, who can contribute to strengthening Simula’s existing HPC research activities and/or developing new research directions that are in line with the HPC department's overall objective. These two new positions are part of Simula’s strategic initiative for further boosting HPC research.

The starting date of both positions is January 1, 2021.

Responsibilities

The two positions are expected to become an integral part of the HPC department. The research scientist and post-doc will carry out high-quality research activities that strengthen the ongoing research projects and/or develop new research directions in full alignment with the department’s overall objective. The two positions should also actively contribute to the forming of new research proposals for national and international funding, where the research scientist is ready to become the main driving force behind idea conception and proposal writing. The research sceintist should also share, with senior members of the HPC deparment, the responsibility of supervising the post-doc and other junior staff (if relevant).

Required profile

All applicants must hold a PhD degree in computer science or computational (data) science. The applicants should also have a strong track record in scientific publication and dissemination. The applicants for the research scientist position must also have at least three years of research experience at post-doc level (or higher), as well as experience with research proposal writing.

All applicants for the research scientist position must have research expertise in at least three of the following subjects, whereas the post-doc applicants must document research expertise in at least two subjects:

  • Heterogeneous parallel computing
  • Domain-specific processor architectures (hardware and/or applications)
  • Performance optimization and modeling
  • Automated code generation
  • High-performance machine learning
  • High-performance interconnects
  • High-performance heterogeneous memory systems

Documented knowledge/experience in the following aspects will be appreciated but not required:

  •  Project management
  •  Student supervision
  •  Quantum computing

Please visit Simula's web site and the full job announcement to learn more about us and this particular opportunity.

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