Postdoctoral Position in Computer Science at CWI in Netherlands, 2013/14

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Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) is inviting applications for a postdoctoral position in Computer Science. This position is available in the Database Architectures research group within the context of the Human Brain project (HBP). The preferred starting date is 1 October 2013. The appointment will be for a period of two years. The gross monthly salary for an employee on a full time basis ranges from € 3,121 to € 4,439. Employees are also entitled to a holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8, 33%. The application deadline is 1 September 2013.

Study Subject(s): This postdoc position is available in Computer Science.
Course Level: This position is available at postdoctoral level.
Scholarship Provider: Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)
Scholarship can be taken at: Netherlands

Eligibility: Candidates are required to have a completed PhD in the area of computer science with a specialization in databases, software engineering, compiler technology, or distributed systems. The candidate has demonstrated his/her research talent through his/her publication track record, system programming skills (C, Java), and practical experience in compiler- and/or database- technology in distributed settings. An excellent command of English as well as good academic writing and presentation skills are mandatory.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Citizens of Netherlands can apply for this position.

Scholarship Description: A postdoc position is available to work under the direction of prof. M.L. Kersten on array-based database technology within the context of the Human Brain project (HBP). HBP is a large EU FET-Flagship project to improve the computer science technology to simulate and analyze brain data using High Performance Computing infrastructures. The candidate should develop in this context novel algorithms and techniques for Big Data Analytics. CWI strongly favours research that can be disseminated through the open-source channels, e.g. the MonetDB.

Number of award(s): A postdoctoral position is available.

Duration of award(s): The appointment will be for a period of two years.

What does it cover? The gross monthly salary for an employee on a full time basis, depending on relevant work experience, ranges from € 3,121 to € 4,439. Employees are also entitled to a holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8, 33%. CWI offers attractive working conditions and including flexible scheduling.

How to Apply: Applications can be sent to apply-at-cwi.nl. All applications should include a detailed resume and motivation letter.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1 September 2013.

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