Phd Studentship: Multi-level Scheduling of Communications in High Performance Computers

University of Basel

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Position type:

Full time

06 Dec 2016

Full details:

Reference number: UOB-88e7

The HPC Group of the Mathematics and Computer Science Department is looking for a PhD student. We offer one such position in Parallel Computing. Start date: 1st August 2017 Multi-level Scheduling of Communications in High Performance Computers.

Your assignments

Develop multi-level schedulers to optimize the communications associated with parallel computational applications.

  • Bridge and/or extend existing single-/multi-Level schedulers
  • Develop novel scheduling techniques that optimize parallel communications for various parallel computing architectures
  • Analyze the performance of the multi-level schedulers on a wide range of application benchmarks
  • Employ own and acquire new computer science theoretical, simulation, and experimental skills


Your profile

A Master's degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computational Science or Mathematics.

  • Good mathematical, statistical, and analytical skills
  • Very good programming skills (C, C++, Java, Python, R, Spark, etc.)
  • Very good knowledge of operating systems, in particular Linux
  • Fluency in English (verbally and in writing), knowledge of German can be a plus
  • High (self-)motivation
  • Strong team-working abilities
  • Ease of interaction in a multicultural environment


We offer you

The chance to join a highly motivated scientific Team.

  • State-of-the-art computing equipment (desktop and parallel computers)
  • An attractive international and multicultural work environment
  • High work ethics
  • The opportunity to study at the oldest University in Switzerland


Women are especially encouraged to apply. The application deadline is 28th February 2017.

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