Start Date: ASAP
National Supercomputer Centre in Guangzhou (NSCC-GZ) was established in November 2013 as a strategic initiative of Guangzhou Metropolitan Government, Guangdong Provincial Government, and jointly sponsored by the Ministry of Science and Technology, and the Sun Yat-Sen University. NSCC-GZ is the biggest science and technology facility of Guangdong and the No.1 science and technology project of Guangzhou, aiming at developing a supercomputer with peak performance over 100 petaflop/sec within the national 12th 5-year plan period with the total investment over US$ 420M. Its Tianhe-2 (WilkyWay-2) supercomputer has been ranked as the world fastest supercomputer on the TOP500 ranking list, four times successively, since June 2013 (http://www.top500.org/featured/top-systems/).
NSCC-GZ is located in a dedicated building of more than 42000 m2 floor area at the Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou Higher Education Mega-centre. We have recently secured a joint funding over 400M Yuan (about US$ 68M) for frontier research in the next five years on Big Data Science and HPC Applications from the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Guangdong Provincial Government and Guangzhou Metropolitan Government. The missions of NSCC-GZ are: 1) to facilitate interdisciplinary research and original innovation; 2) to accelerate industrial transformation toward high-end sector with added value and to substantially increase the competitiveness of China industries; 3) to attract HPC talents and to develop a future HPC-skilled workforce; 4) to provide high throughput and high security information service and cloud computing platform for construction of smart city; 5) to explore a self-sustainable and market-orientated route for development of a world-class supercomputer centre.
Position available at NSCC-GZ
Job Title: Team Leader or Software Architect in HPC applications and Big Data Analytics
Job Type: Initially five year full time contract and renewable
Start Date: ASAP
Annual Salary: a competitive salary based on experience and performance starting from 600,000 Yuan (about US$ 96,700) plus free housing and other benefits.
In order to make a formal application, please complete the application form (downloadable from http://www.nscc-gz.cn/uploads/soft/150618/ApplicationFormatNSCC-GZ.docx) and submit it along with a cover letter including contact details of five referees, a copy of PhD degree and other award certificates to Ms Shi (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Informal inquiry can be made by contacting Professor Xue-Feng Yuan, Director of National Supercomputing Centre in Guangzhou (Tel: +86-180-22318869). We also welcome research scientists working in NSCC-GZ for sabbatical.
A meeting on Introduction to NSCC-GZ and Opportunities for International Collaborations, hosted by Prof. Yuan, will be held in London, on Saturday morning 9:30-12:00, July 4th. If you would like to attend this meeting, please send an email along with updated brief CV to Prof. Yuan (email@example.com).
More job opportunities can be found from http://www.nscc-gz.cn/a/lianxiwomen/521.html.