Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Postdoctoral in Computer Architecture and Parallel Algorithms

Position: Postdoctoral in Computer Architecture and Parallel Algorithms
Start Date: March 1, 2013
Duration: 12 months, extensible
Salary: Competitive, including benefits
Description: The CARV Laboratory of the Institute of Computer Science at FORTH, Crete Island, Greece, offers a full-time Postdoctoral Researcher position in the areas of Computer Architecture and Parallel Algorithms, and in particular in any of the following topics:
1.      Memory and Cache Architectures
2.      Low Power Computer Architecture
3.      Distributed Data Structures
4.      Java Concurrency Library
5.      Energy optimized Data Structures

The position will be supported by a recently funded national project which is being executed from October 2012 to September 2015.  The goal of the project is to develop a power-efficient Java Virtual Machine and Runtime Environment and Concurrency Library for a prototype non-cache-coherent manycore architecture.  The selected applicants will be offered a contract for one year, with possibility of renewal.

Applicants must have:
1.      A PhD in computer science, computer engineering, or related field;
2.      Documented research record in Computer Architecture or Parallel Algorithms and, preferably, in some of the topics listed above;
3.      Excellent verbal and written English communication skills;
4.      Willingness and ability for cooperative work in the context of a research team.

Desired skills:
1.      Good knowledge of memory architectures; and/or
2.      Experience with low-power hardware development; and/or
3.      Parallel and distributed programming; and/or
4.      Experience with Java/Concurrency; and/or
5.      Strong mathematical background.

Applicants must submit their Curriculum Vitae, including a statement of purpose, qualifications, and research interests.
The evaluation of applications is ongoing and will continue until positions are filled.