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KTH is the largest technical university in Sweden. Education and research cover a broad spectrum within natural sciences and engineering, as well as architecture, industrial engineering and management, urban planning, work science and environmental engineering. KTH has 13.344 full-time equivalent students of whom 6.955 at Bachelor (first) level and 5.545 at Master (second) level. In addition 1.314 full-time equivalent students at doctoral studies (third) level and 3.900 employees.
CSC is one of Sweden’s most advanced and successful research and education institutions in Information Technology with activities at both KTH and Stockholm University. The activities of the school focus on higher education and research within the traditional core areas of numerical analysis and computer science; from theory building and analysis of mathematical models to algorithm construction, implementation and simulation. Other core areas of growing importance are technology and methods for the support of human communication and computer mediated cooperation over distances in time and space. The applied research includes scientific computing, computer science, computer vision, robotics, neuroinformatics and neural networks, human-computer interaction, media technology and graphic arts, and communication through speech, language and music. For more information see,
go to: “CSC International Website”.
PDC-HPC is the leading Swedish supercomputing center hosted by CSC. It operates state-of-the-art computational and storage resources for a variety of scientific application domains, including mechanics, computational chemistry, life sciences, climatology, and physics. Amongst these systems is the currently largest supercomputer in the Nordics, Lindgren, a 305 TF Cray XE6 system with over 36,000 cores.
The successful candidate will join the user support team working closely with academic researchers and industrial users to help them optimize their usage of CFD applications on PDC systems and also work with CFD in the context of the Swedish eScience Research Center
Candidates need to have PhD in CFD, computer science, or related fields and proven experiences in working with CFD applications on HPC systems (e.g. fluent, openfoam, powerflow). Good knowledge of parallel environments (MPI, OpenMP, etc.) are required. Experiences with Cray systems are an asset but not required.
Form of employment: Form of employment: Post with conditional tenure
Work time: Full time
Start date: According to agreement
Number of positions: 1
KTH applies probationary employmen
Applicants for the position need to have PhD in CFD, computer science, or related fields and proven experiences in working with CFD applications on HPC systems (e.g. fluent, openfoam, powerflow). Good knowledge of parallel environments (MPI, OpenMP, etc.) are required. Fluent English is also a required.
Application deadline: June 7th, 2011
Employer’s reference number: D-2011-0222
Application shall include the following documents:
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Transcripts from university/university college
Please observe that all material needs to be in English.
Applications via email to Susanne Bergman:
Write reference number in the email subject. (CV, etc should be sent as attachments, preferably pdf-files.)
We also accept hard copy applications sent to:
Att. Susanne Bergman,
Lindstedtsvägen 3, 4th floor,
SE-100 44 Stockholm, Sweden
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Queries concerning employment at KTH can be directed to:
Eva-Lena Åkerman, HR Manager
Phone: +46 8 790 9106
Queries concerning PDC-HPC can be directed to:
Erwin Laure, Director PDC-HPC
Phone: +46 8-790 6914
Gert Svensson, Dep. Director PDC-HPC
Tel: +46 8-790 7884
David Spangenberg, SACO
Phone: +46 8 790 9437
Niclas Carlsson, ST
Phone: +46 8 790 8416
Per-Ove Öster, LO/SEKO
Phone: +46 70 690 8382