A Ph.D. position is available within the Department of Communications and Computer Engineering, Faculty of ICT, in conjunction with the ALICE experiment at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research.
The selected candidate will be working on one of the ALICE detectors to develop a robust algorithm for the recognition, reconstruction and compression of events deriving from particle collisions produced by the Large Hadron Collider.
Applicants should have a knowledge of C/C++, and be familiar with the Linux computing environment as well as numerical analysis software or languages such as MATLAB, Python and/or R. Knowledge of the GPU parallel programming environment will be considered an asset.
Eligibility will be subject to the prevailing University of Malta and Faculty of ICT regulations and bye-laws.
For more information, visit the Particle Detector and Accelerator Research Group and the ALICE collaboration websites.
Interested candidates should send a Curriculum Vitae and copy of transcript to Dr Johann A. Briffa and Dr Gianluca Valentino by Friday 19 February.