Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Reconfigurable Computing

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 28 Feb 2021

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology: Faculty Positions: Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering Division (faculty)


KAUST, Saudi Arabia


Feb 28, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


There are multiple Postdoctoral Research Fellow openings available at KAUST, Saudi Arabia, as part of the launch of the new Accelerated Connected Computing Lab (ACCL) in the Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE) Division ( ). KAUST is a postgraduate-only research university on the shores of the Red Sea, just one hour from Jeddah International Airport. Postdocs enjoy generous stipends/salaries and free accommodation and healthcare on a world class campus with ample recreational facilities and a private beach. KAUST offers you the opportunity to pursue world-class research among a highly diverse student/postdoc population of high achievers, and interaction with world-leading faculty across a range of disciplines.


Applicants with expertise in the following areas are sought:

  • Machine learning acceleration on FPGAs
  • High performance computing on FPGAs using OpenCL/C++ HLS tools
  • Coarse grained reconfigurable arrays and overlay architectures
  • Virtualisation of interfacing and memory for FPGA accelerators

As founding members of ACCL, you will be able to influence the design and deployment of a new FPGA testbed and help initiate collaborations with other faculty in areas from machine learning, through networks and robotics, to communication systems.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a detailed CV and cover letter discussing their experience and interest in one of the areas mentioned above via Interfolio.

Informal queries can be sent to . Applications will be considered on a rolling basis though priority is assigned to those received before 31st January 2021.

KAUST offers highly competitive postdoc salaries, taking into account prior academic and industrial experience. All activities of the University are conducted on the basis of equality, without regard to race, religion, or gender, and the campus offers an vibrant, multi-cultural, open living environment.

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