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STUTTGART CENTER FOR SIMULATION SCIENCE I AT THE EARLIEST CONVENIENCE

The new professorship will be established at the University of Stuttgart in the context of the DFG-funded Cluster of Excellence EXC 2075 “Data-integrated Simulation Science”. The professor will be jointly appointed by the Stuttgart Center for Simulation Science (SC SimTech) and one of the faculties of the University of Stuttgart and will be closely linked to Cyber Valley, a research consortium in the field of artificial intelligence supported by the State of Baden-Württemberg.

We are looking for an excellent scientist with international standing who will advance the field of machine learning for simulation science in research and teaching. The new professor is expected to contribute innovative methods for machine learning and apply and integrate them in the general area of simulation sciences. The research should be tightly integrated into the project networks of the EXC SimTech (see https://www.simtech.uni-stuttgart.de) and a combination between theoretical developments and applications to engineering and/or natural sciences is welcome.

We expect contributions to teaching in the Bachelor and Master programs of the Stuttgart Center for Simulation Science and of other faculties as well as the acquisition of third-party funding and active involvement in further collaborative research projects of the University and in Cyber Valley.

The requirements for employment listed in § 47 and § 51 Landeshochschulgesetz Baden-Württemberg (State regulations for institutions of higher education) apply.

Please submit your application before April 23rd, 2021 by email to jobs@simtech.uni-stuttgart.de with one PDF attachment comprising a curriculum vitae, academic degrees and certificates, full list of publications, research and teaching statements, three selected publications as well as the application form. Applications should be addressed to Prof. Dr.Thomas Ertl, Stuttgart Center for Simulation Science, University of Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 5a, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany. Please be aware of the risks regarding confidentiality and the integrity of your application contents when sending your application via unencrypted email.

The University of Stuttgart has been awarded “family-friendly employer”. Flexible working hours, regular child care services, and family-networks allow for a better combination of professional and family life. The University of Stuttgart also offers a range of services to enhance social equity (https://www.uni-stuttgart.de/en/university/profile/equality-diversity/). Additionally, a dual career program is in place to offer assistance to partners of those moving to Stuttgart. For more information, please visit: https://www.uni-stuttgart.de/universitaet/arbeitgeber/dualcareer/


The University of Stuttgart is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from women are strongly encouraged. Severely challenged persons will be given preference in case of equal qualifications.

Information on the collection of personal data in accordance with Article 13 of the GDPR can be found via the following link: https://www.uni-stuttgart.de/en/privacy-notice/job-application/


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This call as PDF in English:
Professorship (W3) "Machine Learning for Simulation Science"

This call as PDF in German:
W3-Professur "Maschinelles Lernen in den Simulationswissenschaften"

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With some 25,000 students, more than 5,000 staff and significant external funding, the University of Stuttgart is a globally acclaimed, leading technology-focused university. It advocates an interdisciplinary approach, integrating engineering, humanities and natural and social sciences building on cutting-edge research in each discipline.

The Cluster of Excellence "Data-Integrated Simulation Science" (EXC 2075) was established in 2019 in the framework of the German Excellence Strategy with an initial funding period of seven years. It builds on the previous EXC 310, which ran from 2007-2018 establishing the University of Stuttgart as a world leading research center for simulation technology. A Cluster of Excellence is the most significant and substantial grant for collaborative research funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). SimTech is the only Cluster with a research agenda of integrating simulation science and data science into a new paradigm bringing together interdisciplinary teams of researchers from seven faculties at the University, nearby academic institutions, and international research groups.

The Cluster of Excellence "Data-Integrated Simulation Science" (EXC 2075) and the Stuttgart Center for Simulation Science (SC SimTech) at the University of Stuttgart are seeking to hire a

Cluster Computing Systems Expert in the Field of Simulation Science
(m/f/d, full-time, salary group up to TV-L E14)

to start as soon as possible for a period of three years.

Your qualification:

Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in fields related to simulation science. Applicants must have a strong proven background in the following areas:

  • Internationally visible HPC-related research in computational science, for example, in computational chemistry, computational fluid dynamics, computational mathematics, computational mechanics or computational physics; ideally combined with data-driven methodologies such as machine learning
  • Broad skills in the development, maintenance, and use of simulation software on CPU/GPU clusters and supercomputers
  • Practical experience with common tools for system monitoring/configuration, user/job management, etc.
  • Experience with HPC resources like Gauß-Allianz or PRACE, e.g. applications for computing time

Your tasks:

The position offers a diverse collaborative working environment in close cooperation with SimTech researchers at all career levels. In addition, it provides excellent opportunities to enhance the candidate's personal research profile with additional novel topics. 50% of the position is intended to be dedicated to independent research, for which the candidate will be integrated in at least one of the topical SimTech Project Networks, guided by a senior mentor. The remaining 50% are scheduled for operation, administration and extension of SimTech's 'Experimental Compute Cluster', which is currently in the procurement process. In particular, this will include maintaining and updating the software stack based on user requirements, assisting in extension procurement, and integrating new hardware.

The position does not entail teaching duties but we do expect the successful candidate to contribute to trainings and advisory activities for users of the Experimental Compute Platform.

We offer:

  • Excellent infrastructure for your independent research in the field of simulation science
  • A diverse, responsible role working with cutting-edge IT
  • Independent work in an open, motivated, and collegial team
  • Flexible working hours, making it easier to combine work and family/personal life
  • Dedicated support for families (childcare, nursing care advisors, etc.)
  • Particular awareness of diversity and equal opportunity matters
  • HR development and health promotion offerings

Please submit your application in a PDF format to jobs@simtech.uni-stuttgart.de by April 30, 2021 at the latest. It should include the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Academic curriculum vitae with degree certificates and a list of your publications
  • Your research plan for an initial period of three years
  • Documentary proof of your experience in the use and administration of CPU/GPU clusters and HPC systems
  • Names, contact data and profiles of two potential references

Information on how we handle applicant data in accordance with Article 13 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation can be found at https://www.uni-stuttgart.de/en/privacy-notice/job-application/.

We cannot reimburse any costs arising from the performance of job interviews.

The University of Stuttgart is committed to increasing its female-to-male staff ratio. Female candidates are therefore specifically invited to apply. Where qualifications are equal, persons with a severe disability will be given preference. As an employer, the University seeks to support the development of all its employees and helps them fulfil their individual potential. It advocates a good work/life balance and equal opportunities. The University of Stuttgart is a recognized “family-friendly employer” and a signatory to the Diversity Charter (“Charta der Vielfalt”) created by German organizations to promote diversity in business and society.

The Cluster of Excellence EXC 2075 "Data-Integrated Simulation Science (SimTech)" at the University of Stuttgart invites applications for two positions of

Independent Junior Research Group Leaders in Data-Integrated Simulation Science (f/m/d)

This second call specifically addresses female researchers as a measure for improving the gender balance in the Cluster. Selected researchers will start and lead a new independent group within the Cluster of Excellence which will be funded for up to four years, including the group leader position (TV-L E14), funds for doctoral projects (TV-L E13), as well as start-up funds and annual budget. The new groups are expected to establish a competitive research program which contributes to the Cluster’s success by collaborating with other SimTech researchers within one of the seven project networks https://www.simtech.uni-stuttgart.de/en/research/.

EXC 2075 was established in 2019 in the framework of the German Excellence Strategy with an initial funding period of seven years. It builds on the previous EXC 310 which ran from 2007-2018 establishing the University of Stuttgart as a world leading research center for simulation technology. A Cluster of Excellence is the most significant and substantial grant for collaborative research funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). SimTech is the only Cluster with a research agenda of integrating simulation science and data science into a new paradigm bringing together interdisciplinary teams of researchers from seven faculties at the University, nearby academic institutions, and international research groups.

To complement our research activities and to pursue the Cluster’s goal of further increasing the percentage of female scientists in simulation science, we are looking for highly motivated researchers with an excellent early-career track record (typically two years after obtaining a doctorate) and international research experience in fields contributing to the Cluster’s research agenda. Successful candidates have received excellent academic degrees in engineering, natural sciences, computer science, or mathematics and have acquired profound experience in one or more academic fields related to simulation and data science.

Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. Please submit your application by e-mail to jobs@simtech.uni-stuttgart.de with a single PDF attachment comprising

  • cover and motivation letter,
  • academic CV,
  • list of publications,
  • 3-page description of past and future research activities,
  • degree certificates and
  • transcripts of records from Bachelor/Master/PhD degrees.

Applications and two reference letters should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Thomas Ertl, Stuttgart Center for Simulation Science, University of Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 5a, 70569 Stuttgart. Further information and an application form can be found here: https://www.simtech.uni-stuttgart.de/contact-jobs/. Please be aware of the risks regarding confidentiality and the integrity of your application contents when sending your application via unencrypted e-mail.

The University of Stuttgart is an equal opportunity employer. Applications by women are strongly encouraged. Severely challenged persons will be given preference in the case of equal qualifications. The University of Stuttgart has established a Dual Career Program to assist the partners of those moving to Stuttgart. For more information, please visit the website: https://www.uni-stuttgart.de/universitaet/arbeitgeber/dualcareer/.

Information on how the University protects personal data in accordance with Article 13 of the GDPR can be found under the following link: https://www.uni-stuttgart.de/en/privacy-notice/job-application/.

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Working Student/HiWi Position in Software Development for Multi-Physics Multi-Scale Simulations (m/w/d)

Cluster of Excellence SimTech | Stuttgart Center for Simulation Science | At the earliest possible date | 10 hrs/week

The Cluster of Excellence “Data-Integrated Simulation Science” (EXC 2075) is an interdisciplinary research center with more than 200 scientists performing research towards a common goal: We target a new class of modeling and computational methods based on available data from various sources to take the usability, precision, and reliability of simulations to a new level. The open working student position is part of the SimTech Project Network 5: https://www.simtech.uni-stuttgart.de/exc/research/pn/pn5/

You will be part of the team that develops the wide-spread open-source coupling library preCICE (https://www.precice.org/). After an initial start-up phase, we fully include working students into our development team, where we share common responsibilities, such as coding, code review, software testing (CI), documentation, and user support. To give you an impression, here is a recent contribution by a working student: https://github.com/precice/precice/pull/881. We are looking for a long-term commitment. The longer you stay, the more challenging your tasks get and the more freedom you get to decide in which direction preCICE will develop. Most of the current doctoral candidates in the team started as working students.

Your tasks:

  • Software development on various levels: writing issues, coding, code review, testing, support, …
  • Developing new test cases for multi-physics multi-scale applications
  • Active participation in discussions of the preCICE community and events such as workshops and coding days

Your qualifications:

  • You are studying at the University of Stuttgart in Computer Science, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, SimTech, or similar programs
  • Good knowledge of at least one programming language (e.g. C++, Python, or Fortran)
  • At least basic knowledge of Git
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Fluency in English

We offer:

  • Visible contribution to a widely used open-source research software
  • An inspirational and supportive work environment in a well-connected research group at the Cluster of Excellence SimTech
  • A steep learning curve
  • Work with state-of-the-art software development tools and methods

Please submit your complete application (one-page motivation letter, academic CV, degree certificates incl. transcript of records) in one single pdf file until April 19, 2021 via e-mail to Ishaan Desai (ishaan.desai@ipvs.uni-stuttgart.de). If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us.

Information on how we handle applicant data in accordance with Article 13 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation can be found at https://www.uni-stuttgart.de/en/privacy-notice/job-application/.

The University of Stuttgart is committed to increasing its female-to-male staff ratio. Female candidates are therefore specifically invited to apply. Where qualifications are equal, persons with a severe disability will be given preference. As an employer, the University seeks to support the development of all its employees and helps them fulfil their individual potential. It advocates a good work/life balance and equal opportunities. The University of Stuttgart is a recognized “family-friendly employer” and a signatory to the Diversity Charter (“Charta der Vielfalt”) created by German organizations to promote diversity in business and society.

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We currently have an opening for a

HiWi position in Computational Cognitive Science (m/f/x)

for 10 hrs/week in the first two months at a rate of 10.77€/h - 17.01€/h depending on your academic degree. After two months, we want to prolong the contract long-term (> 6 months).

We highly encourage applications from underrepresented groups, explicitly (but not exclusively) first-generation students, women, immigrants, parents, POC, LGBT*IQ.

The HiWi position is closely linked to the Institute for Visualization and Interactive Systems (VIS). You will also get the opportunity to join our lab-meetings and get training from experienced EEG researchers.

Your tasks:
Short-term
    • Improve Online-Material for Lecture “Signal processing and Analysis of human brain potentials (EEG)”, preparing them for public release
    • Prepare educational graphics for CC-by public license
    • Cleanup EEG Exercises & Solutions
    • Help to setup the EEG lab (order & selection of hardware)
    • Generate pptx-templates for the lecture & group

Long-term

    • Once COVID allows: Record EEG data
    • Once COVID allows: Lab-manager duties
Your qualifications:

If you,

  • are studying at the University of Stuttgart
  • can think out of the box and have a clear practical thinking approach
  • have an interest in empirical science
  • enjoy working in a team while working independently is not a problem
    and
  • are fluent in English and (ideally) German

We want to get to know you!

This is what we offer:
If you work with us,

  • you will enter into a team of motivated and supportive colleagues
  • we will train you in EEG application and recording
  • you will work in the inspirational state of the art research environment in the Cluster of Excellence SimTech
  • you can write your research project and thesis based on your work with us, if it is suitable and if you wish to do so

We offer you the opportunity to gain experience in a motivated and cooperative team of interdisciplinary researchers!

Please submit your application (including your curriculum vitae, most recent grade transcript and short motivation letter) in one single pdf file via e-mail benedikt.ehinger@vis.uni-stuttgart.de. The position will be filled as soon as possible. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us.


The Cluster of Excellence “Data-Integrated Simulation Science” (EXC 2075) is an interdisciplinary research center with more than 200 scientists performing research towards a common goal: We target a new class of modeling and computational methods based on available data from various sources to take the usability, precision, and reliability of simulations to a new level.

Information on how we handle applicant data in accordance with Article 13 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation can be found at https://www.uni-stuttgart.de/en/privacy-notice/job-application/.

The University of Stuttgart is committed to increasing its female-to-male staff ratio. Female candidates are therefore specifically invited to apply. Where qualifications are equal, persons with a severe disability will be given preference. As an employer, the University seeks to support the development of all its employees and helps them fulfil their individual potential. It advocates a good work/life balance and equal opportunities. The University of Stuttgart is a recognized “family-friendly employer” and a signatory to the Diversity Charter (“Charta der Vielfalt”) created by German organizations to promote diversity in business and society.

 

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How to reach us

Coming from the city: Take the subway from the station "Hauptbahnhof", "Stadtmitte" or "Feuersee" S1 (Herrenberg), S2 or S3 (both Flughafen) and get off at "Universität".

Timetable information by VVS [de]

Leave the highway A8 (Munich-Karlsruhe) at the junction Stuttgart-Vaihingen and follow the road towards Stuttgart. The second junction "Universität" leads directly to the University area.

The train stop is located directly beneath the airport. Just follow the signs marked "S". Take the subway S2 (Schorndorf) or S3 (Backnang) and get off at "Universität". Buy a ticket for two zones at one of the orange colored vending machines.

Timetable information by VVS [de]

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Stuttgart Center for Simulation Science (SC SimTech) | Cluster of Excellence EXC 2075 "Data-Integrated Simulation Science"

Pfaffenwaldring 5a, 70569 Stuttgart

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