PhD positions in Parallel and High-Performance Computing, Umeå University, Sweden

We are seeking outstanding candidates for PhD student positions within the field of Parallel and High-Performance Computing.

The research group is focused on the design, analysis, and implementation of efficient and robust algorithms, and library software for parallel dense and structured matrix computations. The research is performed in an international and creative environment. Locally, the research group is collaborating with the High Performance Computing Center North (HPC2N) and the UMIT Research Lab.

For further information of the positions, please contact Professor Bo Kagstrom ( or Ass. Professor Lars Karlsson ( at the Department of Computing Science and HPC2N.

Dead-line for applications is August 20, 2013.
For the complete announcement, visit

Associate Senior Lecturer in High Energy Physics

at the Department of Physics and Astronomy.
Application no later than 2013-05-15. UFV-PA 2013/349

Duties: The position includes teaching, research and administration. Teaching duties include course responsibility, course administration and supervision of post graduate students.The holder shall also keep abreast of developments within the subject area and the developments in wider community that are significant for the work at the university. A position as associate senior lecturer aims to qualify for a teaching position with higher assessment criteria.

The research relates to participation in the ATLAS experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) with data analysis to search for new physics beyond the standard model, including charged Higgs bosons. The work also includes the operation of the ATLAS experiment  and development of e-Science for simulation and analysis. Continue reading

PhD students in Cloud Computing, Umeå University

PhD students in Cloud Computing

Umeå University, Sweden is seeking outstanding candidates for PhD student positions in Computing Science with focus on management systems for cloud computing. The positions are aimed for research in a new multidisciplinary research project utilizing control theoretic methods for advanced management systems in cloud computing datacenters.

The research is to be performed in one of Europe’s leading research groups in cloud computing at Umeå University and in collaboration with researchers at Lund University. The project is funded by the Swedish Research Council (VR).

For information about the research group, see

For full announcement and instructions how to apply, see:

Deadline: April 8, 2013