Computer Architecture and SysTems Research Lab (CASTL)

Address: 114 Milton Carothers Hall (MCH), Tallahassee, FL 32306; Contact: Dr. Weikuan (Will) Yu (yuw@cs.fsu.edu), 850-644-5442

The Computer Architecture and System Laboratory (CASTL) at Florida State University (http://castl.cs.fsu.edu/) has a position for a postdoctoral researcher to design and develop systems and architectural techniques centered around large-scale parallel computing and data analytics. The candidate will work closely with the entire team on various research projects for his/her professional development, and report directly to the CASTL director.


  • To design and develop system techniques and solutions that address performance, energy and security challenges in the field of high performance computing and data analytics;
  • To organize and mentor a team of graduate students for exploratory research questions, contribute to the writing of technical reports and publications, and assist the supervisor in proposal submissions; and
  • To take on proactive responsibilities to help the supervisor meet the dynamics of research directions and team logistics, and perform other assistive technical writing and group management duties beyond those assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum qualifications

  • Candidates must have completed a PhD in computer science or related disciplines before the start of the position.
  • Candidates must have had at least one first-author publication on computer systems research in a reputable conference or journal.
  • Candidates must be able to commit for two years.

Preferred qualifications

  • Strong research and development record in one of these areas: parallel and distributed computer systems, data mining and machine learning with an emphasis on system developments.
  • Two or more first-author publications on systems research in reputable conferences or journals.

Application review date

  • From 8/20/2018 until the position is filled.

Job starting date

  • 10/1/2018

To Apply

  • To apply, visit: http://hr.fsu.edu, click Job Opportunities, then enter 43971 as the job ID.
  • Questions regarding the position can be directed to Prof. Weikuan Yu (yuw@cs.fsu.edu).

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