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Visiting PhD Student to work on accelerating distributed systems with FPGAs

Applications are invited for one visiting PhD student at the IMDEA Software Institute, Madrid, Spain.

Selected candidates will work under the supervision of Zsolt István.

The topic of the research is addressing the increasing gap between data volumes and CPU performance in the datacenter, which limits our ability to solve complex problems. If we want to tackle future computational challenges, we must look beyond today's software and hardware architectures.

This challenge can be approached on two tracks:

Who should apply?

Ideal candidates have earned (or are in their last year of) a Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering, with experience in a subset of the following areas:

The position requires excellent spoken and written English.

How to apply?

If you are interested in the position, please apply on our on-line platform with the following information: 1) your CV (with names and email addresses of three references), 2) an overview of your research interests and a concise summary of your Master's thesis or a project you contributed to (3 pages at most, uploaded as "Research Statement").

To submit, choose 5 - PhD Student and enter reference code 2019-06-phd-systems on our Careers website. Only applications submitted with the correct reference code will be considered.

Deadline for applications is June 20th, 2019. Review of applications will begin immediately.

For any questions about these positions, please contact Zsolt directly (zsolt dot istvan at imdea dot org).