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Scientific Computing Staff Jena Germany

Oct 22, 2021

The Faculty of Physics and Astronomy / Institute for Theoretical Physics at Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany seeks to fill the position of Scientific Computing Staff (m/f/d) commencing on February 1, 2022.
Deadline for application: December 10th 2021.

The TPI is active in a wide range of topics in theoretical physics, both in research and teaching. In particular, scientific computing plays a major role in quantum field theory, quantum gravity, many-body theory, relativity theory, and astrophysics. The working area of the successful candidate includes, but is not limited to:

Your responsibilities:

  • Support of research at the TPI regarding scientific computing and high performance computing
  • Installation and maintenance of computer infrastructure, services and hardware at the TPI and the Faculty of Physics in close collaboration with the University Computer Center
  • Application oriented services with regard to creating modern software infrastructure, parallelization, data management for international collaborations
  • Training and teaching in the area of computational physics
  • Willingness to further academic qualification

Your profile:
Ph.D. degree in one of the subject areas mentioned above, or in a neighboring area including physics, mathematics, or computer science disciplines. Very good communication skills in English. Part of the teaching is expected to be in German. The candidate should have experience in scientific computing, for example in high-performance computing, Monte Carlo methods, or algebraic computing. Required is experience in the administration of Linux workstations, servers, virtualization, and RAID systems.

The offer:
Full time position (40h per week);
Remuneration based on the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Public Sector of the Federal States (TV-L) up to salary scale E13, depending on the candidate’s personal qualifications;
A comprehensive further and continuing education programme and individual qualification and development measures, in particular the Habilitation is possible;

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