Postdoctoral Fellow (index no. 7100-00)

Paul Scherrer Institut Villigen

3 Oct 2023
Job Information

Paul Scherrer Institut Villigen
Research Field
Mathematics » Algebra
Computer science » Other
Researcher Profile
Recognised Researcher (R2)
Application Deadline
31 Oct 2023 – 23:59 (Europe/Zurich)
Type of Contract
Job Status
Hours Per Week
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
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Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

Offer Description

The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is the largest research institute for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland. We perform cutting-edge research in the fields of future technologies, energy and climate, health innovation and fundamentals of nature. By performing fundamental and applied research, we work on sustainable solutions for major challenges facing society, science and economy. PSI is committed to the training of future generations. Therefore, about one quarter of our staff are post-docs, post-graduates or apprentices. Altogether, PSI employs 2200 people.

For the Laboratory for Simulation and Modelling (LSM) we are looking for a

Postdoctoral Fellow

Your tasks

  • During this two-year postdoc the focus will be on solving large scale linear algebra problems arising in complex numerical simulations and data analysis, including molecular simulations. The problems considered will be solving linear and multilinear algebra problems arising in scientific computing and machine learning applications
  • You will participate to the design of novel numerical linear algebra methods, the testing of their efficiency and their integration in complex numerical simulations
  •  You will collaborate with the other members of the group in an interdisciplinary environment


Research Field
Mathematics » Algebra
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Research Field
Computer science » Other
Education Level
PhD or equivalent


Your profile

  • PhD degree in numerical mathematics, computer science or a similar discipline
  • Deep knowledge of numerical linear algebra numerical methods
  • Knowledge of high performance computing will be a plus
  • Fluency in English

Additional Information

We offer
Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure.

Your employment contract is limited to 2 years.

Additional comments

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Laura Grigori, phone +41 56 310 38 18.

Please submit your application online by 31 October 2023 (including list of publications and addresses of referees) for the position as a Postdoctoral Fellow (index no. 7100-00).

Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources Management, Mariusz Prus, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland,

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Villigen PSI
PSI West
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