postdoctoral research associate

The Scientific Computing Group of Prof. Christian Bischof at the Technische Universität Darmstadt ( ) is looking for a

postdoctoral research associate

to work on parallel algorithms as well as their efficient implementation on current parallel computing architectures.

The position is available starting August 1, 2017 and initially limited to a 3-year appointment.

We expect the following qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree, comparable to a German University degree, in computer science, or a related discipline
  • Experience in parallel programming and parallel algorithms
  • Knowledge in the use of MPI, OpenMP, CUDA, or OpenCL, as well as vectorization
  • Familiarity with tools for debugging, analysis and modelling of parallel programs
  • Good command of the English language

In this position, you will work on developing efficient algorithms and implementations for current parallel computers and support the head of the Scientific Computing group in teaching and grant-related activities.

The Technische Universität Darmstadt ( ) is an autonomous university with broad research excellence and an interdisciplinary profile, and focus areas in engineering science and information technology. The dept. of computer science is ranked among the top in Germany. Darmstadt is located near Frankfurt in the Rhein-Main area, in one of most vibrant and culturally diverse areas of Germany.

The fulfillment of the research and service requirements attached to this position serve at the same time as fulfillment of the academic requirements for a candidate's doctoral degree.

The Technische Universität Darmstadt intends to increase the number of female employees and encourages female candidates to apply. In case of equal qualifications applicants with a degree of disability of at least 50 or equal will be given preference. Wages and salaries are according to the collective agreements on salary scales, which apply to the Technische Universität Darmstadt (TV-TU Darmstadt). Part-time employment is generally possible.

Please send applications to Prof. Dr. Christian Bischof,, FB Scientific Computing,, Mornewegstr. 30, 64293 Darmstadt.

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Application deadline: May 04, 2017