05/07/2019
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
Science 4 Refugees

STARS: SupercompuTing And Related applicationS Fellows Programme

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    BARCELONA SUPERCOMPUTING CENTER
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer scienceOther
    EngineeringComputer engineering
    Environmental scienceOther
    GeosciencesOther
    Information scienceOther
    TechnologyInformation technology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    30/09/2019 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Barcelona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/01/2020
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions COFUND
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    STARS 2nd Call (2019)
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    754433
  • IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?
    Yes

STARS programme aims at fostering the training of highly skilled post-doc in all fields of High Performance Computing and related applications. This initiative is part of COFUND call of the Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions within the Horizon 2020 Programme.

The programme will award 20 outstanding post-doctorate researchers of all nationalities with 24-month INCOMING fellowships, providing them with all necessary tools for developing their potentials, deepening their skills and knowledge in a stimulating, international and interdisciplinary environment, and offering them intersectorial short secondments (1-3 months) with private industry or non-academic research centres (such as Lenovo, CISCO, AstraZeneca, IBERDROLA, EU JRC, AEMET, IRB and CRG in order to boost their career perspectives as successful independent researchers. Short secondments periods under the premises of these partner institutions will take place within the STARS programme. Fellows will also be strongly encouraged to participate at least once a year in an international event in their domain of research.

This call will award up to 12 fellowships.

 

Please find  below the BSC research lines and groups available to welcome a postdoctoral position in the STARS programme.

Fusion

Natural Hazards and Risk Analysis

Biomechanics

Environmental Simulations

Data-Center Optimization

Memory systems for HPC

Linear Algebra and Math Libraries

Accelerators and Communications for HPC

Computational Earth Sciences

Climate forecast bias development mechanisms

Urban air quality modelling

Wind energy services

Climate prediction

Atmospheric Composition

Comparative Genomics

Text mining in Biomedicine

Computational Biology

Benefits

  • Coordinator of the action: Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC).
  • Areas of research: HPC and related applications, specifically in Earth Science and Meteorology, in Life Sciences, Genomics and Personalised Medicine and in Computational Engineering and Physics and Computational Social Sciences.
  • Candidates: postdoctoral researchers with international mobility (see "how to apply" for elegibility rules)
  • Offer: 24-months incoming fellowships.
  • Salary range: Annual living and mobility allowances (35.000€ gross salary) + Annual Family allowance Researchers (1.500€ gross salary)
  • Additional support: Annual budget for Travel and Research & Training activities (5.400€)

Eligibility criteria

  • Mobility rule: Candidates may not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the call deadline. Time spent as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status under the Geneva Convention, compulsory national service and/or short stays such as holidays are not taken into account.

Selection process

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

  • Candidates must at the date of the call deadline be in possession of a doctoral degree or have at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience. Full-Time Equivalent Research Experience is measured from the date when a researcher obtained the degree entitling him or her to embark on a doctorate, either in the country in which the degree was obtained or in the country in which the researcher is recruited, even if a doctorate was never started or envisaged.
  • Candidates must not have been awarded a PhD degree for more than 6 years prior to the call deadline or may not have more than 10 years of research experience prior to the call deadline. Exceptions are made for documented periods of parental leave and sick leave. Women may claim up to 12 months for child, for a maximum of 3 years.

Work location(s)
12 position(s) available at
BARCELONA SUPERCOMPUTING CENTER
Spain
Barcelona
08034
c/ Jordi Girona nº31

Open, Transparent, Merit based Recruitment procedures of Researchers (OTM-R)

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EURAXESS offer ID: 424433

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