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The European Joint Doctorate Program HPC-LEAP is accepting applications for the academic year 2015-2016.

November 3, 2014 - The European Joint Doctorate Program in High Performance Computing for Life sciences, Engineering and Physics (HPC-LEAP), funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, is accepting applications for the academic year 2015-2016.

HPC-LEAP offers 15 PhD Marie-Sklodwska Curie fellowships for cross-disciplinary research in Lattice QCD, Turbulent and complex flows, Computational Biology, Modelling and algorithms and HPC architectures and technologies. Applications are welcome from candidates worldwide with relevant scientific background and a keen interest in computational science. The selected fellows will be admitted at two European institutions of the HPC-LEAP consortium (including Forschungszentrum Jülich) receiving a dual PhD degree upon successful completion of their program of studies.

The fellowships include an attracting remuneration package, and mobility and family allowance.

Deadline for applications: 28th of February 2015. Applications submitted after that date will be considered subject to availability.

For further information on admissions, requirements and eligibility criteria you can visit the HPC-LEAP website:

If interested to apply for one of the projects hosted at the RWTH institution you can send your application by email to Prof. Dr. Paolo Carloni