14/06/2019
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Ph.D. in Computer Architecture for Cognitive Computing

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)- BarcelonaTECH
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer scienceComputer architecture
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    20/06/2019 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Barcelona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37.5
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/09/2019
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / ERC
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    ERC-2018-ADG 833057

About ARCO Research Group

The ARCO research group of the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya at Barcelona (Spain) is a world class leader in computer architecture research, with strong links with worldwide academia and industry. It has numerous publications in the most prestigious international symposia and journals, and many successful collaborations with industry. Current research of the group focuses on architectures for cognitive computing systems and graphics processors.

Useful links:

ARCO research group: http://research.ac.upc.edu/ARCO/

Prof. Antonio Gonzalez (group leader) webpage: http://personals.ac.upc.edu/antonio/

Key Duties

  • Pursue a PhD in the framework of the research project: CoCoUnit: A Energy-Efficient Processing Unit for Cognitive Computing (ERC-2018-ADG 833057), funded by the ERC Advanced Grant program of H2020.

Conditions

  • The position is located at the Computer Architecture Department of UPC in Barcelona
  • We offer a full-time contract to pursue a PhD in a leading-edge research environment
  • Duration: 4 years - renewable on a yearly basis
  • Salary: 16.422 € per year plus tuition

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

Education

  • M.Sc in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or a related discipline

Technical Competences

  • Good knowledge of computer architecture, and especially in microarchitecture
  • Excellent academic record
  • Experience in the use of microarchitecture simulators
  • Knowledge of GPUs and FPGAs

Organizational Competences

  • Ability to work on a team

Personal Competences

  • Good command of English
  • Good learning skills
  • Initiative

Work location(s)
2 position(s) available at
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)- BarcelonaTECH
Spain
Barcelona
08034
C. Jordi Girona, 1-3

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