Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Position in Cloud Computing. University of Innsbruck


Contact name: Thomas Fahringer

Institution: Institute of Computer Science, University of Innsbruck, Austria


Application deadline: Nov. 30, 2017


The Institute of Computer Science at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, invites applications for a



This position starts on March 2018 and finishes by Feb. 2019 with the opportunity for extension. This position also requires to teach 4 hours per week in the field of distributed systems.

Candidates with good background in distributed and parallel computing and interested in one of the following research areas are encouraged to apply:

  • resource management for Clouds, Edge and Fog computing infrastructures
  • discovery, provisioning, orchestration and usage of cloud services
  • virtualization technologies
  • scheduling and optimization
  • application development environments
  • resilient runtime environments
  • energy efficiency, security and data sensitivity
  • Quality of Service (QoS) provisioning
  • Service Level Agreements (SLA) and business models


Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in computer science and require a working permit for the European Union.Applicants must be willing to teach courses in distributed systems and programming both in bachelor and master degree programs.

Profile of our group:
The Distributed and Parallel Systems Group (DPS) of the Institute of Computer Science focuses on simplifying the effective use of heterogeneous multiprocessor architectures and geographically distributed resources (including Cloud infrastructures), which will provide the basis for the next generation of Internet-enabled performance-oriented applications. DPS currently coordinates two EU funded projects: ENTICE ( and ALLSCALE (

Innsbruck and its Environment:
The City of Innsbruck, which hosted the Olympic winter games twice, is located in the beautiful surroundings of the Tyrolean Alps. The combination of the Alpine environment and the urban life in this historically grown town provides a high quality of living. The university has a long tradition dating back to the 16th century, and, with seven schools (Theology, Law, Economics and Social Sciences, Medicine, Humanities, Natural Sciences, Civil Engineering and Architecture), it offers a wide spectrum of research and teaching activities and interesting opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. Besides, the Country of Tyrol strongly supports various initiatives in the IT domain.

Applications must be submitted by November 30, 2017.

Please direct questions and your application to:

Prof. Dr. Thomas Fahringer
Institute of Computer Science, University of Innsbruck
Technikerstr. 21a, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria
URL: http//

About nesus

Jesus Carretero is a Full Professor of Computer Architecture and Technology at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain), where he is responsible for that knowledge area since 2000. He is also Director of the Master in Administration and Management of Computer Systems, which he founded in 2004. He also serves and has served as a Technology Advisor and in applied projects with several companies such as RENFE, EADS, INDRA, SIEMENS or ISOLUX, developing research and innovation projects. He is a project reviewer for Spanish research ministry and also European Union. His research activity is centered on high-performance computing systems, distributed systems and real-time systems. He has participated and leaded several national and international research projects in these areas, founded by Madrid Regional Government, Spanish Education Ministry and the European union. He was teaching in Facultad de Informática of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain) since 1989 until 1997. In 1997 and 1998 he was a visiting scholar at the NorthWestern University of Chicago (Ill, USA), where he was researching with Prof. Alok Choudhary. He works currently at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, where he has been teaching since 2000. Carretero is a senior member of the IEEE Computer Society and member of the ACM.