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PhD Student in Acceleration of Data-Intensive Systems

Applications are invited for one fully funded PhD position 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 and the choice will depend on the student's existing expertise and research goals:

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 at least three 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").

Applicants interested in the position should submit their application at using reference code 2019-10-phd-acceleration. Deadline for applications is November 17th, 2019. Review of applications will begin immediately.

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

About the IMDEA Software Institute

The IMDEA Software Institute provides a stimulating and collaborative research environment, together with competitive salaries and close ties to industry. The institute is located in the Montegancedo Science and Technology Park in the outskirts of the vibrant city of Madrid, Spain.