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Scientific programmer cloud-based wave simulations

Scientific programmer cloud-based wave simulations

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  • Hours 40 hr.
  • Salary indication € 2,960 - € 4,670
  • Deadline 17 Jul 2022

At the University of Twente, we developed world’s fastest technique for accurately simulating the propagation of light, sound, and other waves. In this 18-month project, you will further develop this technique into a professional software product that may be commercialized. Technical challenges include rewriting the code to partition the computations over a large number of cloud-based GPU systems, as well as integration with existing tools and packages.

Your profile

For this position we are searching for an excellent programmer with a MSc or PhD degree. Experience in the following topics is preferred:

  • Collaborative software development
  • PyTorch
  • Cloud computing
  • Writing software for scientific computing
  • Developing production-quality software

Our offer

We offer an excellent and stimulating scientific and educational environment with an attractive campus and plenty of facilities for sports and leisure. The terms of employment are in accordance with the Dutch Collective Labour Agreement for Universities (CAO), and include:

  • A temporary fulltime position for 18 months;
  • Starting salary from € 2.960,- to € 4.670,- (scale 10) gross per month, based on education and relevant work experience.
  • Holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.3%.
  • A minimum of 29 leave days in case of fulltime employment based on a formal workweek of 38 hours. A fulltime employment in practice means 40 hours a week, therefore resulting in 96 extra leave hours on an annual basis.
  •  Professional and personal development programs.
  • A solid pension scheme
  • The 30% ruling might be applicable, which can result in max 30% of the gross salary as a tax-free cost allowance

Information and application

Your reaction should include an application/motivation letter, emphasizing your specific interest and motivation, a detailed CV, and names/contact information of 3 or more references to i.m.vellekoop@utwente.nl. Include in your application a specific motivation why you are interested in this project. If possible, include links to repositories of projects you have worked on previously.

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About the department

You will be working in the Biomedical Photonic Imaging research group at the department of Science and Engineering. Research in our group ranges from the development of novel algorithms (for machine learning, optical wavefront shaping and simulations of light propagation) to applications in resolution microscopy, optical coherence tomography, acousto-optics, laser speckle and thermal imaging. BMPI is part of the Techmed Centre of the University of Twente.

About the organization

The Faculty of Science & Technology (Technische Natuurwetenschappen, TNW) engages some 700 staff members and 2000 students in education and research on the cutting edge of chemical technology, applied physics and biomedical technology. Our fields of application include sustainable energy, process technology and materials science, nanotechnology and technical medicine. As part of a people-first tech university that aims to shape society, individuals and connections, our faculty works together intensively with industrial partners and researchers in the Netherlands and abroad, and conducts extensive research for external commissioning parties and funders. Our research has a high profile both in the Netherlands and internationally and is strengthened by the many young researchers working on innovative projects with as doctoral candidates and post-docs. It has been accommodated in three multidisciplinary UT research institutes: Mesa+ Institute, TechMed Centre and Digital Society Institute.

About the TNW Faculty

Curious about what the Faculty of Science and Technology (TNW) stands for? Check out the Science and Technology website for more information.

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When you see a vacancy that appeals to you, you can apply online. We ask you to upload a CV and motivation letter and/or list of publications. You will receive a confirmation of receipt by e-mail.

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Step 2

The selection committee will review your application and you will receive a response within 2 weeks after the vacancy has been closed.

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1st interview.
The 1st (online or in person) meeting serves as an introduction where we introduce ourselves to you and you to us. You may be asked to give a short presentation. This will be further explained in the invitation.

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2nd interview.
In the second interview, we will further discuss the job content, your skills and your talents.

Step 5

The offer.
If the conversations are positive, you will be made a suitable offer.

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Vellekoop, I.M. (Ivo)

Vellekoop, I.M. (Ivo)

Vellekoop, I.M. (Ivo)

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