Postdocs or researchers to work in the interdisciplinary research project Hierarchical Analysis of Temporal and Spatial Data (HASTE)

We are recruiting up to three postdocs or researchers to work in the interdisciplinary research project Hierarchical Analysis of Temporal and Spatial Data (HASTE),
see http://haste.research.it.uu.se, within the research groups of Prof. Carolina Wählby,
see http://www.cb.uu.se/~carolina/, Assoc. Prof. Andreas Hellander,
see http://hellanderlab.research.it.uu.se and Assoc. Prof. Ola Spjuth,
see http://www.farmbio.uu.se/forskning/researchgroups/pb.

Research project: You will join a recently started project that will run for 5 years and which is funded by the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF). This interdisciplinary project aims at developing new, intelligent ways of processing and managing very large amounts of microscopy images in order to be able to leverage the imminent explosion of image data from modern experimental setups in the biosciences. One central idea is to represent datasets as intelligently formed and maintained information hierarchies, and to prioritize data acquisition and analysis to certain regions/sections of data based on automatically obtained metrics for usefulness and interestingness. To arrive at such smart systems for scientific discovery in image data, we will pursue a range of topics such as efficient data mining in image data, machine learning models with quantifiable confidence that learn an objects interestingness, and development of intelligent and efficient cloud systems capable of mapping data and compute to a variety of cloud computing and data storage e-infrastructure based on the quality and interestingness of the data. Project partners are at the Department of Information Technology, Uppsala University, Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, Uppsala University, Vironova AB and AstraZeneca AB.

We are currently seeking to fill three roles in the project. More information about the specific projects can be found on the project webpage:

  • Detection of informative data from large-scale spatial and temporal experiments (with placement in the Wählby lab)
  • Smart systems for creation and maintenance of information hierarchies in multi-cloud environments (with placement in the Hellander Lab)
  • Machine-learning with quantifiable confidence or probability (with placement in the Spjuth lab)

We welcome applications no later that 2017-05-23. All applications must be submitted via the online recruitment portal. See http://haste.reserach.it.uu.se/recruitment for more information.

Researcher Position in Scientific Computing/Systems Biology

Uppsala University is an international research university focused on the development of science and education. Our most important assets are all the individuals who with their curiosity and their dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting work places. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6,5 billion.

The Department of Information Technology conducts research and education in a spectrum of areas within Computer Science and Information Technology. The research is organized in five Divisions, and the research at the Division of Scientific Computing has a broad scope, ranging from numerical analysis over software development and high-performance computing to collaborative projects in Computational Science and Engineering and industrial applications.

The researcher will work in an research project funded by eSSENCE, a strategic collaborative research programme in e-science between three Swedish universities with a strong tradition of excellent e-science research: Uppsala University, Lund University and Umeå University. e-science promotes innovation in collaborative, computationally or data intensive research across all disciplines. In Uppsala, a number of projects are supported by the programme. Most of them are in computer simulation and data science in biology, chemistry, and physics. More information about eSSENCE is found at the homepage http://essenceofescience.se/.

The project, described below, will be conducted as part of a collaboration between the the research groups headed by associate professor Andreas Hellander, Uppsala University, see http://hellanderlab.research.it.uu.se, and associate professor Igor Adameyko, Karolinska Institute, see http://ki.se/en/fyfa/developmental-biology-and-regenerative-medicine.

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Two researcher positions in e-science

Uppsala University is an international research university focused on the development of science and education. Our most important assets are all the individuals who with their curiosity and their dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting work places. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6,5 billion.

eSSENCE is a strategic collaborative research programme in e-science between three Swedish universities with a strong tradition of excellent e-science research: Uppsala University, Lund University and Umeå University. e-science promotes innovation in collaborative, computationally or data intensive research across all disciplines. In Uppsala, a number of projects are supported by the programme. Most of them are in computer simulation and data science in biology, chemistry, and physics. More information about eSSENCE is found at the homepage http://essenceofescience.se/

eSSENCE is seeking two outstanding candidates at the researcher level for e-science projects in electromagnetics and sociology using techniques in scientific computing and statistical physics.

http://www.uu.se/en/about-uu/join-us/details/?positionId=134648

Two postdoc positions in e-science

Uppsala University is an international research university focused on the development of science and education. Our most important assets are all the individuals who with their curiosity and their dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting work places. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6,5 billion.

eSSENCE is a strategic collaborative research programme in e-science between three Swedish universities with a strong tradition of excellent e-science research: Uppsala University, Lund University and Umeå University. e-science promotes innovation in collaborative, computationally or data intensive research across all disciplines. In Uppsala, a number of projects are supported by the programme. Most of them are in computer simulation and data science in biology, chemistry, and physics. More information about eSSENCE is found at the homepage http://essenceofescience.se/ . eSSENCE is seeking two outstanding candidates at the postdoctoral level for e-science projects in systems biology and text recognition using techniques in scientific computing and machine learning.

http://www.uu.se/en/about-uu/join-us/details/?positionId=133965

Full Professor in High Performance Computing at the Department of Computing Science @Umeå University

Umeå universitet, Teknisk-naturvetenskaplig fakultet

Umeå universitet satsar på kreativa miljöer för studier och arbete. Hos oss finns attraktiva utbildningar, världsledande forskning och utmärkta innovations- och samverkansmöjligheter. Fler än 4 300 medarbetare och 31 500 studenter har redan valt Umeå universitet. Välj oss du också.

Umeå Universitet välkomnar ansökningar till en befattning som professor i högprestandaberäkningar vid Institutionen för datavetenskap. Vi söker en stark akademisk ledare med en tydlig strategisk vision. Du ska komplettera befintlig kompetens och bygga nätverk och samarbeten med existerande starka forskningsmiljöer inom och utom universitet, delta i planering av forskningsprojekt samt aktivt söka medel för finansiering av forskning. Sista ansökningsdag är 2017-04-24.

https://umu.mynetworkglobal.com/what:job/jobID:127859/

1-2 Postdoctoral researcher positions in Computing Science with focus on resource management in Cloud and Edge computing (2 years)

The Department of Computing Science at Umeå University (http://www.cs.umu.se) is seeking outstanding candidates for post-doctoral researcher positions in cloud computing and distributed systems.

The last date for application is 2016-10-31.

For more information and application:
https://umu.mynetworkglobal.com/en/what:job/jobID:114174/

Postdoctoral researcher in Scientific Computing/Applied Cloud Computing

We are looking for a 2-year researcher/postdoc in Applied Cloud Computing to work on smart applications for scientific discovery:
http://www.uu.se/en/about-uu/join-us/details/?positionId=107117

 

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Andreas Hellander
Associate Professor, Scientific Computing
Division of Scientific Computing
Department of Information Technology
Uppsala University

NLAFET: Postdoc&PhD positions in Parallel Computing for Extreme-Scale Systems

Department of Computing Science at Umea University, Sweden invites excellent candidates to apply for postdoctoral and PhD positions. The successful candidate(s) will join NLAFET, which is one of the high-profile extreme-scale computing projects funded by the European Commission within the recent FET-HPC call under Horizon 2020. NLAFET is coordinated by Umea University with international partners from INRIA (France), University of Manchester and STFC-RAL (UK).

The acronym NLAFET stands for “Parallel Numerical Linear Algebra for Future
Extreme-Scale Systems” ( http://www.nlafet.eu ).

Future extreme-scale supercomputers will be heterogeneous and lead to new and challenging demands for efficient numerical algorithms and parallel software libraries. The aim of NLAFET is to tackle these challenges and ultimately deliver new scalable numerical libraries for fundamental problems in numerical linear algebra, including the solution of dense and sparse systems of equations and eigenvalue problems. Achieving this requires a co-design effort including developing novel algorithms, exploration of advanced scheduling strategies and runtime systems, offline and online autotuning, as well as avoiding communication and synchronization bottlenecks.

The positions will focus on design, implementation, and evaluation of parallel algorithms for matrix kernels and eigenvalue problems with regards to the extreme-scale challenges. The research will be done in close collaboration with recognized researchers and PhD students in the research group as well as with other partners in NLAFET.

For complete information of the positions see (dead-line for applications is April 4, 2016):
Postdoc-English:
https://umu.mynetworkglobal.com/en/what:job/jobID:93318/
PhD-English:
https://umu.mynetworkglobal.com/en/what:job/jobID:93348/

Welcome to apply!

Postdoc/PhD Positions, Parallel Computing, Extreme-Scale Systems, Umeå University

Department of Computing Science at Umea University, Sweden invites excellent candidates to apply for postdoctoral and PhD positions. The successful candidate(s) will join NLAFET, which is one of the high-profile extreme-scale computing projects funded by the European Commission within the recent FET-HPC call under Horizon 2020. NLAFET is coordinated by Umea University with international partners from INRIA (France), University of Manchester and STFC-RAL (UK).

Future extreme-scale supercomputers will be heterogeneous and lead to new and challenging demands for efficient numerical algorithms and parallel software libraries. The aim of NLAFET is to tackle these challenges and ultimately deliver new scalable numerical libraries for fundamental problems in numerical linear algebra, including the
solution of dense and sparse systems of equations and eigenvalue problems. Achieving this requires a co-design effort including developing novel algorithms, exploration of advanced scheduling strategies and runtime systems, offline and online autotuning, as well as avoiding communication and synchronization bottlenecks.

The positions will focus on design, implementation, and evaluation of parallel algorithms for matrix eigenvalue problems with regards to the extreme-scale challenges. The research will be done in close collaboration with recognized researchers and PhD students in the research group as well as with other partners in NLAFET.

For complete information of the positions see (dead-line for applications is August 17, 2015):
Postdoc-English:
https://umu.mynetworkglobal.com/en/what:job/jobID:69387/where:4/
PhD-English:
https://umu.mynetworkglobal.com/en/what:job/jobID:69520/where:4/

Postdoc in structural bioinformatics of GPCRs – Development of GPCR-ModSim

Postdoc opening in structural bioinformatics of GPCRs
Development of GPCR-ModSim, http://gpcr-modsim.org

The platform GPCR-ModSim is one of the first and most complete web-based solutions for the modeling and simulation of GPCRs (see http://gpcr-modsim.org). The GPCR-ModSim project is now part of the Computational and Systems Biology program at the Cell and Molecular Biology department in Uppsala University, one of the most vibrant and dynamic Universities in Europe. Our research on G-protein coupled receptors (see
http://www.icm.uu.se/forskning/csb/aqvist/projekt/membrane-channels/ ) is currently funded by several private and public sources. In particular, the development of GPCR-ModSim is supported by a grant from the Carl Trygger Foundation (Stockholm), and we are looking for a talented postdoc to join this project in the spring 2015. If you have recently finished your PhD (or you are about to in the very next future) in bioinformatics, computer science, computational chemistry or similar disciplines, you are encouraged to send us an application for this position. Simply send a CV and a motivation letter by e-mail to hugo.gutierrez@icm.uu.se.

You should:

  • Have experience in computer simulations and/or protein modeling and/or bioinformatics
  • Have programming skills in Python and be familiar with Unix systems,
    web servers and databases.
  • Be interested in the development and implementation of novel computational methodologies within structural biology and ligand design.
  • Have demonstrated capacity of collaboration and ability for multidisciplinary
    communication.

We offer:

  • A one year, tax-free fixed postdoctoral position, with possibilities to extend our funding.
  • An extensive network of collaborations. We are part of the EU-COST action GLISTEN, which agglutinates the major GPCR research labs and industries in Europe, and maintain several collaborations with top medicinal chemists, structural biologists and pharmacologists in the field (see http://gpcr-modsim.org/publications).
  • A vibrant international environment in one of Europe’s top universities.

Applications or further inquiries are welcome until 31st January to the project leader:

Hugo Gutierrez de Teran, PhD.
Dept. of Cell and Molecular Biology
Uppsala University (SWEDEN)
Phone: +46(0)18 471 5056
e-mail: hugo.gutierrez@icm.uu.se
http://gpcr.usc.es