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Barcelona Supercomputing Center - Centro Nacional de Supercomputación
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Closes: 31 August 2023
  • August 31, 2023
  • PhD Student linked to ERC Consolidator Grant (FPGA Acceleration) (R1)

    Context And Mission

    The Accelerators and Communications for HPC Group leads cutting-edge research and development around accelerators/coprocessors in HPC and high-performance networking. We collaborate closely with the major vendors in the topic for HPC: NVIDIA and Intel. We organize locally international events such as the PUMPS Summer School, PATC Courses on CUDA/OpenACC, and annual hackathons, and collaborate in the organization of related international conferences and workshops such as SC, IEEE Cluster, or AsHES.

    The group has been recently awarded one of the prestigious ERC Consolidator Grants. We are looking to cover a PhD Student positions to work on use of FPGA-based accelerators applied to Homomorphically Encrypted Deep Learning Inference. Prospective candidates may take a look at the following paper to get an initial idea of our focus:

    https://arxiv.org/abs/2103.16139

    Group Web Page: https://www.bsc.es/discover-bsc/organisation/scientific-structure/accelerators-and-communications-hpc

     

    Key Duties

    Drive research in the above-mentioned topic, under the supervision of the Group Manager and the mentorship of a postdoctoral researcher

     

    Requirements

    Education

    MS in a related field

    Essential Knowledge and Professional Experience

    Low-level C/C++

    Additional Knowledge and Professional Experience

    Previous FPGA experience is not mandatory but will be valued

     

    Competences

    Good English Level

     

    Conditions

    The position will be located at BSC within the Computer Sciences Department
    We offer a full-time contract, a good working environment, a highly stimulating environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure, flexible working hours, extensive training plan, restaurant tickets, private health insurance, support to the relocation procedures
    Duration: Open-ended contract due to technical and scientific activities linked to the project and budget duration
    Salary: we offer a competitive salary commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate and according to the cost of living in Barcelona
    Starting date: 01/09/2023