Research scientist; Computer Science, Neuroscience, Computational Science, Mathematics

Forschungszentrum Jülich - FZJ - Helmholtz Association

Jülich, Germany

Work group:

JSC - Jülich Supercomputing Centre


Area of research:

Scientific / postdoctoral posts


Job description:

Your Job:

Implement and execute the co-design process, in which application experts provide their needs and computer architecture and technology experts explore the relevant design space Contribute to the design of a new inter-node network architecture, its implementation, testing, demonstration and validation Perform a comparative analysis between the new inter-node network architecture and existing network architectures and technologies Prepare the operation of prototype systems

Your Profile:

University degree in one of the disciplines listed above Strong background in computer architectures with experience in network architectures and technologies being desirable Experience in co-design is desirable Knowledge in the area of computational neuroscience is desirable Experience in programming in C/C++ and in using scripting languages commonly used on Unix systems Experience in programming and using parallel computer architectures Good command of English Ability and willingness to work in an international, interdisciplinary and distributed team, as well as to assume responsibility

Note that it is not necessary to fulfil all of these requirements in order to be considered for the position.

Our Offer:

Challenging and varied work in an interdisciplinary team as well as with leading technology providers Excellent research and computing infrastructure of one of the largest Research centres in Europe, ideally situated between the cities of Cologne, Düsseldorf, and Aachen A comprehensive further training programme, including English and German language courses Flexible working hours and various opportunities to reconcile work and family life Employment initially limited to 3 years but with possible longer-term prospects Salary and social benefits in conformity with the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Civil Service (TVöD)

We also welcome applications from disabled persons.


Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: Helmholtz-2019-025

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