Scientific Researcher for System Software and Application Performance Optimization (m/f/d)

100%, TV-L E13, Postdoc or PhD candidate

The Chair for Computer Architecture and Parallel Systems (CAPS) offers several scientific researcher positions (100% TV-L E13) in the area of the development of system software (in particular parallel runtime systems), performance analysis, modeling and optimization, as well as parallel performance tools. Work includes designing and optimizing software stacks for parallel systems, application performance optimization and tuning, as well as tools for system and application performance analysis. The position are in the context for German and EU funded research projects bringing together expertise from a wide range of partners in academia and industry, with both application and system expertise.

CAPS is part of TUM’s department of Computer Engineering, one of the leading CE departments in Europe. We focus on a wide range of aspects of computer architecture – from edge and IoT devices to HPC and cloud systems, from AI accelerators to quantum computing systems – as well as the needed system software needed to extract a maximum of efficiency form the respective architectures. The latter includes work on programming models, operating systems, scheduling, tools, I/O as well as application optimization.       

Required Qualifications:

·         Above-average MS degree with emphasis in informatics, computer engineering or a related field.

·         Very good knowledge of computer and system architecture, as well as performance engineering.

·         Pleasure in taking responsibility, independent and structured way of working, high commitment, communication and team skills as well as very good English skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

·         Experience using and/or developing performance analysis tools

·         Some experiences in performance modeling and model validation

Our Offer

We offer an interesting, well-equipped workplace at a renowned university and a pleasant working atmosphere in a nice and very international team. There is also a high degree of flexibility and self-responsibility and the opportunity to present scientific papers at international conferences. Work will be conducted either in collaboration with multiple collaborators at German and/or EU partner sites.


Please send your complete applications (curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, letter of recommendation if available) until 23.12.2022 by e-mail in the form of a single PDF file, to Prof. Dr. Schulz ( Applications received after the application deadline may be considered for future application rounds until the position has been filled.

TUM aims to increase the proportion of women and minorities in teaching and research. Qualified women and members of minority groups are therefore explicitly encouraged to apply. Disabled applicants will be given preference if their suitability and qualifications are otherwise essentially equal.

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