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  • July 31, 2024
  • Postdoctoral Researcher (Homomorphic Encryption) – ERC Project (R2/R3)

    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:

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    Key Duties

    – Coordinate software-hardware co-design efforts in the project
    – Advise on R&D related to homomorphic encryption in collaboration with researchers, research engineers, and students experts in different domains of high-performance computing
    – Write papers and scientific documents
    – Drive dissemination and communication tasks (attend conferences, drive related training events, etc.)




    – PhD in related field (already acquired or nearby graduation)

    Essential Knowledge and Professional Experience

    – Cryptography background, preferrably in Homomorphic Encyrption


    – Good English level
    – Scientific writing



    The position will be located at BSC within the Computer Sciences Department
    We offer a full-time contract (37.5h/week), 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
    Holidays: 23 paid vacation days plus 24th and 31st of December per our collective agreement
    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: ASAP