14/04/2021
European Research Council

PhD Student


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Koç University
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer scienceComputer architecture
    Computer scienceComputer systems
    Computer scienceProgramming
    Computer scienceSystems design
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    07/07/2022 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Turkey › Istanbul
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Other
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    32
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    02/05/2022
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / ERC
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    949587

OFFER DESCRIPTION

ParCoreLab (Parallel and Multicore Computing Lab) at Koç University in Istanbul, Turkey is recruiting multiple PhD students for a prestigious project funded by the European Commission. We provide a competitive benefits package:

  • Salary: Competitive salary with respect to industry and raise based on performance
  • Travel: Full support for top-tier conferences
  • Computation: A laptop, full access to our various hardware infrastructure
  • Other benefits: Health insurance, subsidy for housing and meals
  • Excellent Team: Opportunities for performing high quality research, as part of a highly competent and motivated team of international students
  • Collaboration: Opportunities to collaborate with industry and international partners, and research visits to other universities or labs.

Required profile for PhD Positions

  • BSc in Computer Science/Engineering or related fields
  • Applicants with BSc in other fields should have strong knowledge in Operation Systems, Computer Architecture, Data Structures and Algorithms
  • No MSc is required to apply for the PhD position

For applications and inquiries, visit https://parcorelab.ku.edu.tr/jobs/

More Information

Additional comments

Why Koç University?

  • According to the Times Higher Education, we rank 1st in Turkey and 36th in the world among the universities under 50 years old.
  • The number of research articles per faculty at Koç University is one of the top in the country.
  • The working language at KU is English.

Koç University (KU) is an endowed, non-profit institution of higher education, located in Istanbul, Turkey. Founded in 1993 by the Vehbi Koç Foundation, its mission is to produce the most capable graduates by providing a world class education, to advance the frontiers of knowledge and to contribute to the benefit of Turkey and humanity at large. KU is spread in a main campus, a separate university hospital campus and two smaller locations in Istanbul. Since its establishment, KU has quickly become one of the leading research universities in Turkey, attracting accomplished, high-caliber researchers from all over the world. The vast majority (97%) of 400 faculty members have received their Ph.D. degrees from the most highly selective and reputable universities in the world, including the United States and Europe. Majority of the students enrolled in the undergraduate programs are ranked within the top 1% in the National University Entrance Exam. Currently, the university is ranked among the top three universities in Turkey in terms of the number of international research publications per faculty member per year, based on publications in peer- reviewed journals listed by the Institute of Scientific Information (ISI).

Who is PI?

Didem Unat (Principle Investigator) is a faculty at Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey. She is known for her work in designing programming models, performance tools, and runtime systems for emerging parallel architectures. She received her Ph.D. at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) and later received the prestigious and highly competitive Luis Alvarez Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). She is the recipient of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship from the European Commission in 2015, the Young Scientists Award in 2019 from the Science Academy of Turkey and British Royal Society-Newton Advanced Fellowship in 2020. She is the very first researcher from Turkey, who has received the ERC grant in Computer Science from the European Commission. More about herand her group at http://parcorelab.com

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Map Information

Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
Work location(s)
3 position(s) available at
Koç University
Turkey
Istanbul
34450
Rumelifeneri Yolu, Sariyer

EURAXESS offer ID: 628899

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