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Researchers in Computer Science

The Institute of Computer Science and the Data Center at the Johannes-Gutenberg University (JGU) Mainz invite applications for research positions (either as Research Associate or as Post-Doc) to work at the Competence Center for HPC in the Natural Sciences funded by the Carl-Zeiss-Foundation. The objective of the new Competence Center is to facilitate the transfer of computer science research into the natural sciences.

You will
  • Design and optimize scalable algorithms for at least one of the application areas (bioinformatics, physics, meteorology, geosciences)
  • Implement, expand and maintain user-friendly software.
  • Work in close collaboration with other project partners
  • Write scientific papers
Requirements
  • Very good degree (Ph.D. or M.Sc.) in Computer Science or a closely related area
  • Strong programming skills in C/C++
  • Strong knowledge of algorithm design techniques
  • Experience in at least one of the following areas
    • Hardware accelerators (e.g. GPUs and CUDA)
    • Benchmarking and optimization on HPC clusters
    • Data mining
    • Visual analytics or stochastic optimization
  • Excellent written and spoken English
We offer
  • The possibility to work on cutting-edge projects using state-of-the-art technology in collaboration with interdisciplinary project partners
  • A stimulating, diverse and international research environment
  • TVL-13 salary scale (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, 100%)
  • Opportunity to write a PhD thesis
To apply, please email a cover letter, CV, contact address of at least two professional references and copies of degree certificates to Prof. Bertil Schmidt: bertil.schmidt@uni-mainz.de.

Starting Date:              01-January-2015 (or later)         
Duration:                     3 years
Application Deadline:  15-October-2014

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To apply, please email a cover letter, CV, contact address of at least two professional references and copies of degree certificates to Prof. Bertil Schmidt: bertil.schmidt@uni-mainz.de.
 

Job profile


Working hours
Full-Time
Contract duration
Temporary
Type of job
Postdoc
Work experience
job experience is not required
Region
Germany (Rheinland-Pfalz)
Working place
55128 Mainz
Area of expertise
Computer Sciences
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