Funded Research Positions for Doctoral or Postdoctoral students in Cloud Computing in Innsbruck, Austria

Deadline: ongoing
Open to:  Applicants holding a master or equivalent degree in computer science or computer engineering
Remuneration: Provided


The Institute for Computer Science (Distributed and Parallel Systems Group) of the University of Innsbruck, Austria, invites applications for funded research positions for doctoral or postdoctoral students in Cloud Computing. The Distributed and Parallel Systems group focuses on simplifying the effective use of multiprocessor architectures and geographically distributed, heterogeneous resources (Cloud infrastructures), which will provide the basis for the next generation of Internet-enabled performance oriented applications.


Candidates who are knowledgeable in distributed and parallel computing and interested in one or more of the following areas are encouraged to apply:

  • scheduling for workflow applications
  • runtime environments for the Cloud
  • SLA, QoS negotiation and business models for the Cloud resource management and provision for the Cloud

Doctoral applicants must hold a master or equivalent degree in computer science or computer engineering and are expected to contribute to research.
Language skills: The entire PhD program is based on English only.
The Distributed and Parallel Systems group currently participates among others in the following Grid projects:

  • EU 7FP Shiwa
  • EU 6FP Adaptive Services Grid
  • EU 6FP K-WF Grid
  • EU 6FP EGEE 2
  • EU 6FP Edutain@Grid
  • SFB Aurora
  • Austrian Grid

Note the working and research language of the distributed and parallel systems group is English. There is no need to learn German for the above mentioned positions.
The University also offers a wide spectrum of research and teaching activities and interesting opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration.
For more information see here.


Applications can be submitted anytime. There is no deadline.

For further information, please contact:, or send your applications and questions on the following address:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Fahringer
Institute for Computer Science
University of Innsbruck
Technikerstr. 21a
A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria

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