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Reference number: D008/2018, Computer sciences or relevant computational science areas like physics, chemistry, biology

PhD student specialising on HPC processor architectures

The Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC) one of the three national supercomputing centres in Germany. It is partnering with leading technology providers on co-design hardware architectures for future supercomputers. In this context we are looking to recruit a

PhD Student

for research on current and future ARM-based architectures for high-performance computing. The research will be performed within the European project "MB2020".

Your Job:

  • Implementation and porting of mini-applications on current and future ARM-based architectures
  • Evaluation and performance analysis based on theoretical models, evaluation of available hardware architectures and use of simulators
  • Contribute to identification of potential bottlenecks in the design of a future processor design when executing real applications
  • Contribute to implementation of code generation tools for future ARM architectures

Your Profile:

  • University degree in computer sciences or relevant computational science areas like physics, chemistry, biology
  • Strong background in computer architectures
  • Experience in programming in C or C++ and in using scripting languages commonly used on Unix systems
  • Experience in parallel programming is desirable
  • Good command of English
  • Ability and willingness to work in an international, interdisciplinary and distributed teams as well as to assume responsibility

Our Offer:

  • Challenging and varied work in an interdisciplinary team as well as leading technology providers
  • International working environment on an attractive research campus, ideally situated between the cities of Cologne, Düsseldorf, and Aachen
  • Salary and social benefits in conformity with the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Civil Service (50 % TVöD 13 plus bonus).

The position can be filled immediately for a duration of 3 years.

Please send your application as a PDF File, including a motivation letter, your curriculum vitae, a summary of the results of your diploma/master thesis, the methods used so far, and copies of all relevant certificates to:
Prof. Dr. Dirk Pleiter

Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC)
Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
52425 Jülich, Germany.
Tel.: 02461-61-9327