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Postdoctoral Researcher in Numerical Linear Algebra and HPC
Charles University

Date Posted Mar. 20, 2019
Title Postdoctoral Researcher in Numerical Linear Algebra and HPC
University Charles University
Prague, Czech Republic
Department Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Dept. of Numerical Mathematics
Application Deadline Jun. 1, 2019
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2019
  • Post-Doc
  • Mathematics/Applied Mathematics
    Computer/Information Sciences

The Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at Charles University in Prague invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher position within the framework of the Primus Research Program "Scalable and Accurate Numerical Linear Algebra for Next-Generation Hardware", led by Dr. Erin Carson.

Applications are invited from candidates who have strong background in numerical linear algebra, numerical analysis, or parallel computing. In particular, we seek applicants with expertise in sparse iterative solvers, parallel algorithms, high-performance computing, numerical optimization, machine learning, finite precision analysis, and/or computational and data science application areas.

The appointment period is 2 years, with possibility of extension. The anticipated start date is September 2019, although this is negotiable. By the start date the applicant must hold a PhD degree. The gross (before tax) salary expected for the position is 50,000 CZK (about 1,950 EUR) per month, an ample amount relative to the cost-of-living in the Czech Republic.

Further details about the project can be found at the project website:

Application deadline: June 1, 2019

To apply, candidates should submit the following documents to
- Curriculum Vitae
- Cover letter explaining motivation and interest
- List of publications
- Brief summary of PhD thesis (including pdf file of PhD thesis if available)
In addition, the candidate should arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the same e-mail address before June 1, 2019.

Questions regarding the application can be directed to:
Erin C. Carson,
Department of Numerical Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics & Physics,
Charles University, Sokolovska 83, 18675 Prague

Useful links:
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Charles University:
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics:

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Contact Information

  • Erin C. Carson
    Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
    Charles University
    Sokolovska 83
    Prague 18675
    Czech Republic


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