Postdoctoral position in Memory Consistence and Coherence for Non-Volatile Memory Systems
Sort on published: 2019-05-03
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 44.000 students, 7.100 employees and a turnover of SEK 7 billion.
The Department of Information Technology (www.it.uu.se) holds a leading position in research as well as teaching at all levels. The department has about 200 employees, including 80 senior faculty and 80 PhD students. More than 3000 students are enrolled annually.
Duties/Project description: We are actively pursuing non-speculative consistency models and their interaction with non-volatile memory technologies. Work on microarchitectural implications for CPUs or accelerators is also of great importance to us.
The position is for 2 years, and may include teaching (in English or Swedish) depending on availability and your career interests.
Requirements: To qualify for an employment as a post doctor you must have a PhD degree or a foreign degree equivalent to a PhD degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent. The PhD degree must have been obtained no more than three years prior to the application deadline. The three year period can be extended due to circumstances such as sick leave, parental leave, duties in labour unions, etc.
Candidates should have expertise in memory system design, memory consistency, and coherence. The candidate must clearly document a high degree of self-motivation in the application. In addition, the applicant must be able to work well in a diverse group, comfortable giving and receiving constructive criticism, and have strong abilities for critical thinking and structured work. These competencies are as important as the technical qualifications. Excellent skills in spoken and written English are required.
Additional qualifications: A strong background in any of the following areas is highly desirable: distributed computing, micro-architectural design, networks-on-chip, simulation of processor and memory systems, especially with respect to coherence, evaluation and modeling of power.
Working in Sweden: Sweden is a fantastic place for living and working. Swedes are friendly and speak excellent English. The quality of life is high, with a strong emphasis on outdoor activities. The Swedish working climate emphasizes an open atmosphere, with active discussions involving both junior and senior staff. Postdocs are full employees, with standard salaries and five weeks of paid holiday. Spouses of employees are entitled to work permits. Healthcare is free after a small co-pay and the university subsidizes athletic costs, such as a gym membership. The parental benefits in Sweden are among the best in the world, including extensive parental leave (for both parents), paid time off to care for sick children, and affordable daycare.
Application: We actively solicit letters of intent. Please send your letter and inquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The application must include a statement (at most 2 pages) of the applicant’s:
- motivation for applying for this position
- relevant qualifications for this position
- the candidate’s research interests and how they will support this project
- a description of PhD thesis
- evidence of self-motivation and constructive teamwork
The application must include a CV, degrees and grades (translated to English or Swedish), a copy of the PhD thesis, publications (and specific descriptions of the candidate’s own contributions), other relevant documents, and the earliest possible starting date. At least one letter of recommendation and contact information for references should be provided directly by the references to Prof. Stefanos Kaxiras.
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
At present there are more men than women among postdocts within Teknat. The university is striving for a more balanced gender distribution within this category.
Salary: Individual salary.
Starting date: Beginning of August 2019 or as otherwise agreed.
Type of employment: Temporary position according to central collective agreement.
Scope of employment: 100 %
For further information about the position please contact: Professor Stefanos Kaxiras, email@example.com
Please submit your application by 17 May 2019, UFV-PA 2019/1367.
Are you considering moving to Sweden to work at Uppsala University? If so, you will find a lot of information about working and living in Sweden at www.uu.se/joinus. You are also welcome to contact International Faculty and Staff Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please do not send offers of recruitment or advertising services. Applications must be submitted as described in this advertisement.
Placement: Department of Information Technology
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2019/1367
Last application date: 2019-05-17
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