Research Associate in High-Performance Computing

Technical University of Darmstadt Department of Computer Science

The Laboratory for Parallel Programming (Prof. Dr. Felix Wolf) at the Department of Computer Science of Technical University of Darmstadt is inviting applications for two positions at the level of a

Research Associate (PhD Student) – High-Performance Computing

Each position initially involves a three-year fixed-term contract, starting January 1, 2021. An extension of the contract of is possible in principle.

Successful candidates will carry out exciting projects related to the design of programming tools for high-performance computing systems or the development of new scheduling algorithms for data-intensive applications using novel storage technologies. The work offers rich opportunities for international collaboration with leading European research institutions.

The successful candidate has a master’s degree in computer science or a related discipline. We expect excellent independent research und support the publication of results in high-impact journals and at top conferences. Required are a very good command of written and spoken English, a high level of commitment, and the ability to work in a team. Knowledge of high-performance computing is a plus.

Opportunity for further qualification (doctoral dissertation) is given. The fulfillment of the duties likewise enables the scientific qualifications of the candidate.

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.

The application should include the usual documents (cover letter, CV, academic transcripts, certificates) and the contact details of at least two references. Please submit your application to Prof. Dr. Felix Wolf by e-mail as a single PDF to

Code No. 477

Published on: September 23, 2020

Application deadline: October 31, 2020