Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Institute of Mathematics

Position ID: 907-PDNLAHPC [#15563]
Position Title: Funded PhD positions in Numerical Linear Algebra and HPC
Position Type: Student programs
Position Location: Prague, Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic [map]
Subject Area: Numerical Linear Algebra and HPC
Application Deadline: 2020/03/22 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/01/17, listed until 2020/03/31)
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Funded PhD positions in Numerical Linear Algebra and HPC

Funded PhD positions are available within the framework of the Primus Research Program "Scalable and Accurate Numerical Linear Algebra for Next-Generation Hardware", led by Dr. Erin Carson at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at Charles University. Applications are invited from candidates who have strong background in numerical linear algebra, numerical analysis, parallel computing, or computational/data science application domains. The start date is October 2020, by which time the applicants must hold a Master's degree. Successful candidates must formally enroll in the PhD program at Charles University.

Potential PhD topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Numerical analysis of high-performance methods in numerical linear algebra
  • Developement of new parallel algorithms
  • Use of mixed precision hardware within numerical linear algebra routines
  • Numerical linear algebra applied to data analysis and machine learning applications
  • Stability and convergence analysis of asynchronous methods
  • Application of new algorithms within a particular computational or data science discipline

Further details about the project can be found at the project website:

Application deadline: March 22, 2020

Interested candidates should submit the following documents to

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter explaining motivation and interest to obtain the position of PhD student
  • Brief summary of Master's thesis (including pdf file of Master's thesis if available)
In addition, the candidate should arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the same e-mail address before the application deadline.

Selected finalists will be invited to officially apply through the university system; official acceptance in the program will be pending an entrance examination. For complete details on the admissions procedure, see

Questions regarding the application can be directed to:
Dr. Erin C. Carson
Department of Numerical Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University
Sokolovska 83, 18675 Prague

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Sokolovska 83
18675 Praha 8 - Karlin
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